Reviews

Author: 
Jonathan A. Epstein
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Epstein, 'Belgium's Dilemma: The Formation of the Belgian Defense Policy, 1932-1940'

Jonathan A. Epstein. Belgium's Dilemma: The Formation of the Belgian Defense Policy, 1932-1940. History of Warfare Series. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2014. 288 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-25467-1.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Adas
Reviewer: 
Geoff Bil

Bil on Adas, 'Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. With a New Preface Edition'

Michael Adas. Machines as the Measure of Men: Science, Technology, and Ideologies of Western Dominance. With a New Preface Edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 456 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7980-9.

Reviewed by Geoff Bil (University of British Columbia) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Angus McLaren
Reviewer: 
Brett Bebber

Bebber on McLaren, 'Playboys and Mayfair Men: Crime, Class, Masculinity, and Fascism in 1930s London'

Angus McLaren. Playboys and Mayfair Men: Crime, Class, Masculinity, and Fascism in 1930s London. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $24.95 (digital), ISBN 978-1-4214-2348-7; $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2347-0.

Reviewed by Brett Bebber (Old Dominion University) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Torkel Brekke, Vladimir Tikhonov, eds.
Reviewer: 
John Fitzmorris

Fitzmorris on Brekke and Tikhonov and eds., 'Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA'

Torkel Brekke, Vladimir Tikhonov, eds. Military Chaplaincy in an Era of Religious Pluralism: Military-Religious Nexus in Asia, Europe, and USA. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. viii + 270 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947074-7.

Reviewed by John Fitzmorris (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Robert M. Dunkerly, Irene B. Boland
Reviewer: 
Jon Ault

Ault on Dunkerly and Boland, 'Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign'

Robert M. Dunkerly, Irene B. Boland. Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution's Southern Campaign. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2017. 168 pp. $21.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61117-758-9.

Reviewed by Jon Ault (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
David J. Bettez
Reviewer: 
Shane Peterson

Peterson on Bettez, 'Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front'

David J. Bettez. Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front. Topics in Kentucky History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 440 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6801-2.

Reviewed by Shane Peterson (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (September, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
David M. Edelstein
Reviewer: 
Douglas Peifer

Peifer on Edelstein, 'Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers'

David M. Edelstein. Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2017. pp. (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-5017-0756-8.

Reviewed by Douglas Peifer (US Air War College) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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Author: 
Nathan J. Citino
Reviewer: 
R. Thomas Bobal

Bobal on Citino, 'Envisioning the Arab Future: Modernization in U.S.-Arab relations, 1945-1967'

Nathan J. Citino. Envisioning the Arab Future: Modernization in U.S.-Arab relations, 1945-1967. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. xviii + 326 pp. $49.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-03662-8.

Reviewed by R. Thomas Bobal (SUNY Adirondack) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52093

Author: 
Andrew L. Oros
Reviewer: 
Isaac Meyer

Meyer on Oros, 'Japan's Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century'

Andrew L. Oros. Japan's Security Renaissance: New Policies and Politics for the Twenty-First Century. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17260-8; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-17261-5.

Reviewed by Isaac Meyer (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Eric Hinderaker
Reviewer: 
Abigail Chandler

Chandler on Hinderaker, 'Boston's Massacre'

Eric Hinderaker. Boston's Massacre. Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04833-1.

Reviewed by Abigail Chandler (University of Massachusetts Lowell) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael Berry, Chiho Sawada, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas Arnold

Arnold on Berry and Sawada, 'Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia'

Michael Berry, Chiho Sawada, eds. Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. viii + 331 pp. $58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-5151-4.

Reviewed by Thomas Arnold (San Diego Mesa College) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Stephen Alan Bourque
Reviewer: 
Christopher N. Blaker

Blaker on Bourque, 'Beyond the Beach: The Allied War against France'

Stephen Alan Bourque. Beyond the Beach: The Allied War against France. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018. 376 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-873-2.

Reviewed by Christopher N. Blaker (Historical Society of Michigan) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Asher Orkaby
Reviewer: 
Katelyn Tietzen

Tietzen on Orkaby, 'Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68'

Asher Orkaby. Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68. Oxford Studies in International History Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. Maps. 312 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061844-5.

Reviewed by Katelyn Tietzen (Kansas State University) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Michael J. Socolow
Reviewer: 
Chris Booth

Booth on Socolow, 'Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics'

Michael J. Socolow. Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. x + 273 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08221-4.

Reviewed by Chris Booth (US Coast Guard) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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