Reviews

Author: 
George B. Clark
Reviewer: 
Thomas Jamison

Jamison on Clark, 'The United States Military in Latin America: A History of Interventions through 1934'

George B. Clark. The United States Military in Latin America: A History of Interventions through 1934. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2014. 216 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9448-4.

Reviewed by Thomas Jamison (Harvard University) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50821

Author: 
Azar Gat
Reviewer: 
David Lorenzo

Lorenzo on Gat, 'The Causes of War and the Spread of Peace: But Will War Rebound?'

Azar Gat. The Causes of War and the Spread of Peace: But Will War Rebound? Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-879502-5.

Reviewed by David Lorenzo (National Chengchi University) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51003

Author: 
Victor Klemperer
Reviewer: 
Douglas Peifer

Peifer on Klemperer, 'Munich 1919: Diary of a Revolution'

Victor Klemperer. Munich 1919: Diary of a Revolution. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2017. 220 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5095-1058-0.

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

Author: 
Stephen H. Taber, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael MCguire

MCguire on Taber, 'A Rainbow Division Lieutenant in France: The World War I Diary of John H. Taber'

Stephen H. Taber, ed. A Rainbow Division Lieutenant in France: The World War I Diary of John H. Taber. Jeffersonville: McFarland, 2015. 224 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9990-8.

Reviewed by Michael MCguire (Salem State University) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Brian Glyn Williams
Reviewer: 
Heather P. Venable

Venable on Williams, 'Counter Jihad: America’s Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria'

Brian Glyn Williams. Counter Jihad: America’s Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Haney Foundation Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 400 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4867-8.

Reviewed by Heather P. Venable (Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Sanders Marble, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Marble, 'King of Battle: Artillery in World War I'

Sanders Marble, ed. King of Battle: Artillery in World War I. History of Warfare Series. Leiden: Brill, 2016. 382 pp. $199.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-30524-3.

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

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50961

Author: 
J. P. Clark
Reviewer: 
Dave Burford

Burford on Clark, 'Preparing for War: The Emergence of the Modern U.S. Army, 1815-1917'

J. P. Clark. Preparing for War: The Emergence of the Modern U.S. Army, 1815-1917. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 352 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-54573-1.

Reviewed by Dave Burford (Mississippi State) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51181

Author: 
Rachel Duffett
Reviewer: 
Kaete O'Connell

O'Connell on Duffett, 'The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great War'

Rachel Duffett. The Stomach for Fighting: Food and the Soldiers of the Great War. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 304 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7190-9987-8.

Reviewed by Kaete O'Connell (Temple University) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
William Brownell, Denise Drace-Brownell
Reviewer: 
Robert Kirchubel

Kirchubel on Brownell and Drace-Brownell, 'The First Nazi: Erich Ludendorff, The Man Who Made Hitler Possible'

William Brownell, Denise Drace-Brownell. The First Nazi: Erich Ludendorff, The Man Who Made Hitler Possible. Berkeley: Counterpoint, 2016. 356 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61902-609-4.

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

Author: 
John Darrell Sherwood
Reviewer: 
Nathaniel Moir

Moir on Sherwood, 'War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-1968'

John Darrell Sherwood. War in the Shallows: U.S. Navy Coastal and Riverine Warfare in Vietnam, 1965-1968. Washington, DC: Dept. of the Navy, 2015. 443 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-945274-76-6.

Reviewed by Nathaniel Moir (SUNY Albany) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David Francis Taylor
Reviewer: 
Timothy C. Hemmis

Hemmis on Taylor, 'Theatres of Opposition: Empire, Revolution, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan'

David Francis Taylor. Theatres of Opposition: Empire, Revolution, and Richard Brinsley Sheridan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xii + 281 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964284-7.

Reviewed by Timothy C. Hemmis (University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Rosella Cappella Zielinski
Reviewer: 
Andrew Akin

Akin on Cappella Zielinski, 'How States Pay for Wars'

Rosella Cappella Zielinski. How States Pay for Wars. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 208 pp. $45.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5017-0596-0; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-0249-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Akin (Air University, eSchool of Graduate PME) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=48548

Author: 
Rudyard Kipling
Reviewer: 
James Campbell

Campbell on Kipling, 'The New Army in Training: 150th Anniversary Edition'

Rudyard Kipling. The New Army in Training: 150th Anniversary Edition. London: Uniform Press, 2015. 61 pp. $13.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-910500-04-0.

Reviewed by James Campbell (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David M. Lubin
Reviewer: 
Shane Peterson

Peterson on Lubin, 'Grand Illusions: American Art and the First World War'

David M. Lubin. Grand Illusions: American Art and the First World War. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. xii + 366 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-021861-4.

Reviewed by Shane Peterson (Independent Scholar) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Peter F. Guardino
Reviewer: 
Christopher Menking

Menking on Guardino, 'The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War'

Peter F. Guardino. The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 512 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97234-6.

Reviewed by Christopher Menking (University of North Texas) Published on H-War (December, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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