Reviews

Author: 
Roger Moorhouse
Reviewer: 
Jeff Rutherford

Rutherford on Moorhouse, 'The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact With Stalin, 1939-41'

Roger Moorhouse. The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact With Stalin, 1939-41. New York: Basic Books, 2014. 432 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03075-0.

Reviewed by Jeff Rutherford (Wheeling Jesuit University) Published on H-War (March, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=46615

Author: 
Alexander Charles Baillie
Reviewer: 
Kate Imy

Imy on Baillie, 'Call of Empire: From the Highlands to Hindostan'

Alexander Charles Baillie. Call of Empire: From the Highlands to Hindostan. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 496 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5124-4.

Reviewed by Kate Imy (University of North Texas) Published on H-War (March, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Thomas Fleming
Reviewer: 
Jobie Turner

Turner on Fleming, 'The Strategy of Victory: How George Washington Won the American Revolution'

Thomas Fleming. The Strategy of Victory: How George Washington Won the American Revolution. New York: Da Capo Press, 2017. 328 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82496-8.

Reviewed by Jobie Turner (Air University) Published on H-War (March, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51048

Author: 
Jessica Piombo, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jay Carr

Carr on Piombo, 'The US Military in Africa: Enhancing Security and Development'

Jessica Piombo, ed. The US Military in Africa: Enhancing Security and Development. Boulder: First Forum Press, 2015. 264 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62637-196-5.

Reviewed by Jay Carr (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) Published on H-War (March, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Andrzej Chwalba
Reviewer: 
Matthew Schwonek

Schwonek on Chwalba, '1914-1918: An Anatomy of Global Conflict'

Andrzej Chwalba. 1914-1918: An Anatomy of Global Conflict. Trans. Teresa Bałuk-Ulewiczowa. Jagiellonian Studies of History Series. Kraków: Jagiellonian University Press, 2014. 225 pp. $42.00 (paper), ISBN 978-83-233-3638-9.

Reviewed by Matthew Schwonek (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (March, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
Sandra Ott
Reviewer: 
John Weigel

Weigel on Ott, 'Living with the Enemy: German Occupation, Collaboration and Justice in the Western Pyrenees, 1940-1948'

Sandra Ott. Living with the Enemy: German Occupation, Collaboration and Justice in the Western Pyrenees, 1940-1948. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 374 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63087-7.

Reviewed by John Weigel (Carnegie Mellon University) Published on H-War (March, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

Author: 
John Davies, Alexander J. Kent
Reviewer: 
Nina Bogdan

Bogdan on Davies and Kent, 'The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World'

John Davies, Alexander J. Kent. The Red Atlas: How the Soviet Union Secretly Mapped the World. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2017. Maps. 272 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-38957-8.

Reviewed by Nina Bogdan (University of Arizona) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Doug Bradley, Craig Werner
Reviewer: 
Brendan Griswold

Griswold on Bradley and Werner, 'We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War'

Doug Bradley, Craig Werner. We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War. Culture, Politics, and the Cold War Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. xi + 256 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-162-4; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62534-197-6.

Reviewed by Brendan Griswold (University of Kansas) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Edward G. Lengel
Reviewer: 
Philip Levy

Levy on Lengel, 'First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His—and the Nation's—Prosperity'

Edward G. Lengel. First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His—and the Nation's—Prosperity. Philadelphia: Da Capo Press, 2016. 304 pp. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82347-3.

Reviewed by Philip Levy (University of South Florida) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Brian Lavery
Reviewer: 
Perry Colvin

Colvin on Lavery, 'Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours'

Brian Lavery. Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours. Oxford: Casemate, 2017. 448 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-910860-22-9.

Reviewed by Perry Colvin (Auburn University) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51006

Author: 
Ricardo A. Herrera
Reviewer: 
Kevin Vanzant

Vanzant on Herrera, 'For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861'

Ricardo A. Herrera. For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861. New York: New York University Press, 2015. 272 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-1994-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Vanzant (Tennessee State University) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=43906

Author: 
Christopher Phillips
Reviewer: 
Andy Forney

Forney on Phillips, 'The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border'

Christopher Phillips. The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 528 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-518723-6.

Reviewed by Andy Forney (Texas Christian University / US Army) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jason C. Parker
Reviewer: 
Samantha A. Taylor

Taylor on Parker, 'Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World'

Jason C. Parker. Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 280 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-025184-0.

Reviewed by Samantha A. Taylor (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Judith Van Buskirk
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey Jensen

Jensen on Van Buskirk, 'Standing in their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution'

Judith Van Buskirk. Standing in their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 2017. 312 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-5635-4.

Reviewed by Geoffrey Jensen (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Security and Intelligence Studies) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Christopher Baxter, Michael L. Dockrill, Keith Hamilton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Geoff Bil

Bil on Baxter and Dockrill and Hamilton, 'Britain in Global Politics Volume I: From Gladstone to Churchill'

Christopher Baxter, Michael L. Dockrill, Keith Hamilton, eds. Britain in Global Politics Volume I: From Gladstone to Churchill. Security, Conflict, and Cooperation in the Contemporary World Series. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. 312 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-36044-0.

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

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