Reviews

Author: 
Jerry D. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Thompson, 'Tejano Tiger: José de los Santos Benavides and the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1823-1891'

Jerry D. Thompson. Tejano Tiger: José de los Santos Benavides and the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, 1823-1891. The Texas Biography Series. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 2017. xii + 412 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87565-407-2.

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Mike Huggins
Reviewer: 
Janet Mullin

Mullin on Huggins, 'Horse Racing and British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century'

Mike Huggins. Horse Racing and British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2018. 316 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-318-8.

Reviewed by Janet Mullin (St. Thomas University) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52857

Author: 
Andrew Orr
Reviewer: 
Abigail Lewis

Lewis on Orr, 'Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914-1940'

Andrew Orr. Women and the French Army during the World Wars, 1914-1940. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017. xxvi + 192 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-02677-4; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02630-9.

Reviewed by Abigail Lewis (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Benjamin Ziemann
Reviewer: 
Matthew Hershey

Hershey on Ziemann, 'Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving'

Benjamin Ziemann. Violence and the German Soldier in the Great War: Killing, Dying, Surviving. Translated by Andrew Evans. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 320 pp. $114.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-3958-5.

Reviewed by Matthew Hershey (University of Michigan) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Lynn Hunt, Jack Richard Censer
Reviewer: 
Frederick Black

Black on Hunt and Censer, 'The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World'

Lynn Hunt, Jack Richard Censer. The French Revolution and Napoleon: Crucible of the Modern World. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. xiii + 236 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-1371-4.

Reviewed by Frederick Black (USMA) Published on H-War (March, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Mary Elizabeth Ailes
Reviewer: 
Lauren Swift

Swift on Ailes, 'Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden's Thirty Years' War'

Mary Elizabeth Ailes. Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden's Thirty Years' War. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 234 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-0086-0.

Reviewed by Lauren Swift (Rutgers) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52074

Author: 
Russell Wallis
Reviewer: 
Jean-Michel Turcotte

Turcotte on Wallis, 'British POWs and the Holocaust: Witnessing the Nazi Atrocities'

Russell Wallis. British POWs and the Holocaust: Witnessing the Nazi Atrocities. International Library of Twentieth Century History Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2016. 320 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-503-2.

Reviewed by Jean-Michel Turcotte (Free University of Berlin) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Bernhard Köppen, Norbert F. Schneider
Reviewer: 
Douglas Peifer

Peifer on Köppen and Schneider, 'Demographics of Korea and Germany: Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of Two Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification'

Bernhard Köppen, Norbert F. Schneider. Demographics of Korea and Germany: Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of Two Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification. Leverkusen-Opladen: Barbara Budrich-Esser, 2018. 127 pp. $49.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8474-2152-8.

Reviewed by Douglas Peifer (US Air War College) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Jim Leeke
Reviewer: 
Leslie Heaphy

Heaphy on Leeke, 'Nine Innings for the King: The Day Wartime London Stopped for Baseball, July 4, 1918'

Jim Leeke. Nine Innings for the King: The Day Wartime London Stopped for Baseball, July 4, 1918. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 216 pp. $19.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7870-5.

Reviewed by Leslie Heaphy (KSU at Stark) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53322

Author: 
John Kiszely
Reviewer: 
Corbin Williamson

Williamson on Kiszely, 'Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940'

John Kiszely. Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940. Cambridge Military Histories Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Maps. 390 pp. $44.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-19459-5.

Reviewed by Corbin Williamson (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Gareth Stansfield, Mohammed Shareef, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ahmet Akturk

Akturk on Stansfield and Shareef, 'The Kurdish Question Revisited'

Gareth Stansfield, Mohammed Shareef, eds. The Kurdish Question Revisited. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 712 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-068718-2.

Reviewed by Ahmet Akturk (Georgia Southern University) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Dan Plesch
Reviewer: 
Amy Carney

Carney on Plesch, 'Human Rights after Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes'

Dan Plesch. Human Rights after Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 272 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-431-4.

Reviewed by Amy Carney (Penn State Behrend ) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53331

Author: 
Roberta Senechal de la Roche, ed.
Reviewer: 
Evan C. Rothera

Rothera on Senechal de la Roche, '"Our Aim Was Man": Andrew's Sharpshooters in the American Civil War'

Roberta Senechal de la Roche, ed. "Our Aim Was Man": Andrew's Sharpshooters in the American Civil War. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 320 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-248-5.

Reviewed by Evan C. Rothera (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Matthew Kroenig
Reviewer: 
Cory Hollon

Hollon on Kroenig, 'The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters'

Matthew Kroenig. The Logic of American Nuclear Strategy: Why Strategic Superiority Matters. Bridging the Gap Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 280 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-084918-4.

Reviewed by Cory Hollon (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Brian D. Laslie
Reviewer: 
Heather P. Venable

Venable on Laslie, 'Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force'

Brian D. Laslie. Architect of Air Power: General Laurence S. Kuter and the Birth of the US Air Force. American Warrior Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2017. Illustrations. 254 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6998-9.

Reviewed by Heather P. Venable (Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (February, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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