Reviews

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

Author: 
Stanley Weintraub
Reviewer: 
Shane Reilly

Reilly on Weintraub, 'A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War'

Stanley Weintraub. A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2014. Maps. 304 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82232-2.

Reviewed by Shane Reilly (Army Heritage and Education Center) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=42962

Author: 
William Hogeland
Reviewer: 
Ryan W. Booth

Booth on Hogeland, 'Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West'

William Hogeland. Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2017. 464 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-374-90177-6.

Reviewed by Ryan W. Booth (Washington State University) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50820

Author: 
David Smith
Reviewer: 
Ricardo Herrera

Herrera on Smith, 'William Howe and the American War of Independence'

David Smith. William Howe and the American War of Independence. Bloomsbury Studies in Military History Series. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. 208 pp. $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-8535-6.

Reviewed by Ricardo Herrera (School of Advanced Military Studies) Published on H-War (February, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Micah S. Muscolino
Reviewer: 
Sravani Biswas

Biswas on Muscolino, 'The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950.'

Micah S. Muscolino. The Ecology of War in China: Henan Province, the Yellow River, and Beyond, 1938-1950. Studies in Environment and History Series. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. 314 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-07156-8.

Reviewed by Sravani Biswas (Syracuse University) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Kenneth D. Alford
Reviewer: 
Benjamin M. Schneider

Schneider on Alford, 'American Crimes and the Liberation of Paris: Robbery, Rape and Murder by Renegade GIs, 1944-1947'

Kenneth D. Alford. American Crimes and the Liberation of Paris: Robbery, Rape and Murder by Renegade GIs, 1944-1947. Jeffersonville: McFarland, 2015. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-1943-9.

Reviewed by Benjamin M. Schneider (George Mason University) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=47702

Author: 
Nikolas Gardner
Reviewer: 
Steven Wagner

Wagner on Gardner, 'The Siege of Kut-al-Amara: At War in Mesopotamia, 1915-1916'

Nikolas Gardner. The Siege of Kut-al-Amara: At War in Mesopotamia, 1915-1916. Twentieth-Century Battles Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. 224 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01384-2.

Reviewed by Steven Wagner (Brunel University London) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=46592

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