Reviews

Author: 
Richard S. Grayson, Fearghal McGarry, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kevin Braam

Braam on Grayson and McGarry, 'Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising, the Somme and the Politics of Memory in Ireland'


Richard S. Grayson, Fearghal McGarry, eds. Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising, the Somme and the Politics of Memory in Ireland. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-50927-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Braam (US Army)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Paul M. Edwards
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Edwards, 'World War I on Film: English Language Releases through 2014'


Paul M. Edwards. World War I on Film: English Language Releases through 2014. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 265 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-2063-3.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Rafael Torres Sánchez
Reviewer: 
Jobie Turner

Turner on Torres Sánchez, 'Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century'


Rafael Torres Sánchez. Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. xvii + 297 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878411-1.

Reviewed by Jobie Turner (Air University)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Chad R. Fulwider
Reviewer: 
Bradley Cesario

Cesario on Fulwider, 'German Propaganda and U.S. Neutrality in World War I'


Chad R. Fulwider. German Propaganda and U.S. Neutrality in World War I. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2016. 288 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2058-5.

Reviewed by Bradley Cesario (Texas A&M University)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Des Ekin
Reviewer: 
Edward Tenace

Tenace on Ekin, 'The Last Armada: Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and the 100-Day Spanish Invasion of England'


Des Ekin. The Last Armada: Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and the 100-Day Spanish Invasion of England. New York: Pegasus Books, 2016. 420 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60598-944-0.

Reviewed by Edward Tenace (Lyon College)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
José E. Álvarez
Reviewer: 
David A. Messenger

Messenger on Álvarez, 'The Spanish Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War, 1936'


José E. Álvarez. The Spanish Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War, 1936. Columbia: University Of Missouri Press, 2016. 307 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2083-7.

Reviewed by David A. Messenger (University of South Alabama)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Nadia Schadlow
Reviewer: 
Douglas Peifer

Peifer on Schadlow, 'War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory'


Nadia Schadlow. War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory. Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2017. 344 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62616-410-9; $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62616-409-3.

Reviewed by Douglas Peifer (Air University, Air War College)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Mark Strecker
Reviewer: 
Bradley Cesario

Cesario on Strecker, 'Shanghaiing Sailors: A Maritime History of Forced Labor, 1849/1915'


Mark Strecker. Shanghaiing Sailors: A Maritime History of Forced Labor, 1849/1915. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2014. 260 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9451-4.

Reviewed by Bradley Cesario (Texas A&M University)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jaap Jacobs, L. H. Roper, eds.
Reviewer: 
Greg Rogers

Rogers on Jacobs and Roper, 'The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley'


Jaap Jacobs, L. H. Roper, eds. The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley. An American Region: Studies in the Hudson Valley Series. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. 277 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-5097-1.

Reviewed by Greg Rogers (SUNY Cobleskill)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Martha Smith-Norris
Reviewer: 
Ryan Archibald

Archibald on Smith-Norris, 'Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands During the Cold War'


Martha Smith-Norris. Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands During the Cold War. University of Hawai'i Press, 2016. x + 249 pages. $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-4762-3.

Reviewed by Ryan Archibald (University of Washington)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Edward J. Klekowski, Libby Klekowski
Reviewer: 
Kevin Braam

Braam on Klekowski and Klekowski, 'Americans in Occupied Belgium, 1914/1918: Accounts of the War from Journalists, Tourists, Troops and Medical staff'


Edward J. Klekowski, Libby Klekowski. Americans in Occupied Belgium, 1914/1918: Accounts of the War from Journalists, Tourists, Troops and Medical staff. Jefferson: McFarland, 2014. 296 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7255-0.

Reviewed by Kevin Braam (U.S. Army)
Published on H-War (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Gerhard Paul Gross
Reviewer: 
Robert Kirchubel

Kirchubel on Gross, 'The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger'


Gerhard Paul Gross. The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger. Ed. David T. Zabecki. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. 464 pp. $49.79 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6837-1.

Reviewed by Robert Kirchubel (Purdue University)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Farewell to German Operational and General Staff Excellence

Author: 
Douglas Egerton
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey Jensen

Jensen on Egerton, 'Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America'


Douglas Egerton. Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 448 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09664-0.

Reviewed by Geoffrey Jensen (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Security and Intelligence Studies)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Philip Levy
Reviewer: 
Lindsay Chervinsky

Chervinsky on Levy, 'George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape'


Philip Levy. George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2015. 224 pp. $22.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-940425-90-0.

Reviewed by Lindsay Chervinsky (University of California, Davis)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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