Reviews

Author: 
Paul E. Pedisich
Reviewer: 
James Risk

Risk on Pedisich, 'Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921'

Paul E. Pedisich. Congress Buys a Navy: Politics, Economics, and the Rise of American Naval Power, 1881-1921. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2016. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68247-077-0.

Reviewed by James Risk (University of South Carolina) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
David T. Gleeson, Simon Lewis, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Lang

Lang on Gleeson and Lewis, 'The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War'

David T. Gleeson, Simon Lewis, eds. The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War. The Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World Series. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2014. viii + 308 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-325-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Lang (Mississippi State University) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
James Carson
Reviewer: 
Mark Eickhoff

Eickhoff on Carson, 'Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army'

James Carson. Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army. North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2015. 432 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57441-611-4.

Reviewed by Mark Eickhoff (University of Indianapolis) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Artur H. Boer
Reviewer: 
Brian K. Feltman

Feltman on Boer, 'The Great War from the German Trenches: A Sapper's Memoir, 1914-1918'

Artur H. Boer. The Great War from the German Trenches: A Sapper's Memoir, 1914-1918. Translated and edited by Bertil van Boer and Margaret L. Fast. Jefferson: McFarland, 2016. 200 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6368-5.

Reviewed by Brian K. Feltman (Georgia Southern University) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Stephen L. Kling, ed.
Reviewer: 
Caleb Karges

Karges on Kling, 'Great Northern War Compendium'

Stephen L. Kling, ed. Great Northern War Compendium. Volumes 1 and 2. St. Louis: THGC Publishing, 2015. Illustrations. 625 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9964557-0-1.

Reviewed by Caleb Karges (Concordia University Irvine) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49893

Author: 
Elke Hartmann
Reviewer: 
Thomas Scheben

Scheben on Hartmann, 'Die Reichweite des Staates: Wehrpflicht und moderne Staatlichkeit im Osmanischen Reich 1869-1910'

Elke Hartmann. Die Reichweite des Staates: Wehrpflicht und moderne Staatlichkeit im Osmanischen Reich 1869-1910. Paderborn: Paderborn Schöningh Paderborn, 2016. 470 pp. EUR 58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-506-78373-8.

Reviewed by Thomas Scheben (City of Frankfurt am Main Department of History) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jérôme aan De Wiel
Reviewer: 
Augustine Meaher

Meaher on De Wiel, 'East German Intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90: Espionage, Terrorism and Diplomacy'

Jérôme aan De Wiel. East German Intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90: Espionage, Terrorism and Diplomacy. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. xiv + 313 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5261-0741-1.

Reviewed by Augustine Meaher (Air University) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Tom Carter
Reviewer: 
Zoe Rose Buonaiuto

Buonaiuto on Carter, 'Beachhead Normandy: An LCT's Odyssey'

Tom Carter. Beachhead Normandy: An LCT's Odyssey. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2012. 242 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59797-710-4.

Reviewed by Zoe Rose Buonaiuto (Princeton University) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50823

Author: 
Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, Brett L. Walker, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas Arnold

Arnold on Miller and Thomas and Walker, 'Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power'

Ian Jared Miller, Julia Adeney Thomas, Brett L. Walker, eds. Japan at Nature's Edge: The Environmental Context of a Global Power. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press, 2013. xiv + 322 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-3692-4; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-3876-8.

Reviewed by Thomas Arnold (Black Hills State University) Published on H-War (January, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

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

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