Reviews

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

Author: 
Virginia DeJohn Anderson
Reviewer: 
Timothy C. Hemmis

Hemmis on Anderson, 'The Martyr and the Traitor: Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution'

Virginia DeJohn Anderson. The Martyr and the Traitor: Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 288 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-991686-3.

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

Author: 
Peter L. Jones
Reviewer: 
Heather P. Venable

Venable on Jones, 'Open Skies: Transparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War'

Peter L. Jones. Open Skies: Transparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War. Stanford: Stanford Security Studies, 2014. 264 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9098-7.

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

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50511

Author: 
Benjamin Jensen
Reviewer: 
Paul Cook

Cook on Jensen, 'Forging the Sword: Doctrinal Change in the U.S. Army'

Benjamin Jensen. Forging the Sword: Doctrinal Change in the U.S. Army. Stanford: Stanford Security Studies, 2016. 216 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9737-5.

Reviewed by Paul Cook (Temple University) Published on H-War (November, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
G. S. Isserson
Reviewer: 
Aleksandra Pomiecko

Pomiecko on Isserson, 'G. S. Isserson and the War of the Future: Key Writings of a Soviet Military Theorist'

G. S. Isserson. G. S. Isserson and the War of the Future: Key Writings of a Soviet Military Theorist. Translated and edited by Richard W. Harrison. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2016. 332 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-6236-7.

Reviewed by Aleksandra Pomiecko (University of Toronto) Published on H-War (November, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Jay Chladek, Anderson
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Chladek and Anderson, 'Outposts on the Frontier: A Fifty-Year History of Space Stations'

Jay Chladek, Anderson. Outposts on the Frontier: A Fifty-Year History of Space Stations. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2017. 530 pp. $37.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-2292-2.

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

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50320

Author: 
Brent Ziarnick
Reviewer: 
John Sislin

Sislin on Ziarnick, 'Developing National Power in Space: A Theoretical Model'

Brent Ziarnick. Developing National Power in Space: A Theoretical Model. Jefferson: McFarland, 2015. 268 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9499-6.

Reviewed by John Sislin (National Intelligence University) Published on H-War (November, 2017) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50153

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