Author: 
Richard D. Newton
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Newton, 'The RAF and Tribal Control: Airpower and Irregular Warfare between the World Wars'

Richard D. Newton. The RAF and Tribal Control: Airpower and Irregular Warfare between the World Wars. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 240 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2871-1

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University) Published on H-War (June, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
Margaret S. Graves
Reviewer: 
Alexander Brey

Brey on Graves, 'Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam'

Margaret S. Graves. Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-069591-0.

Reviewed by Alexander Brey (Wellesley College) Published on H-Material-Culture (April, 2021) Commissioned by Colin Fanning (Bard Graduate Center)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=56280

Author: 
Mike Giglio
Reviewer: 
Shawn Young

Young on Giglio, 'Shatter the Nations: ISIS and the War for the Caliphate'

Mike Giglio. Shatter the Nations: ISIS and the War for the Caliphate. New York: PublicAffairs, 2019. xiii + 303 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5417-4235-2

Reviewed by Shawn Young (Air University, Air War College) Published on H-War (January, 2021) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
On Barak
Reviewer: 
Jack Klempay

Klempay on Barak, 'Powering Empire: How Coal Made the Middle East and Sparked Global Carbonization'

On Barak. Powering Empire: How Coal Made the Middle East and Sparked Global Carbonization. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2020. 344 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-31072-8.

Reviewed by Jack Klempay (Princeton University) Published on H-Environment (January, 2021) Commissioned by Daniella McCahey (Texas Tech University)

Author: 
Justin Fantauzzo
Reviewer: 
Bryan McClure

McClure on Fantauzzo, 'The Other Wars: The Experience and Memory of the First World War in the Middle East and Macedonia'

Justin Fantauzzo. The Other Wars: The Experience and Memory of the First World War in the Middle East and Macedonia. Cambridge: Cambridge, 2020. x + 248 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47900-4.

Reviewed by Bryan McClure (Western University) Published on H-Empire (March, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Bruce O. Riedel
Reviewer: 
Sean Scanlon

Scanlon on Riedel, 'Beirut 1958: How America's Wars in the Middle East Began'

Bruce O. Riedel. Beirut 1958: How America's Wars in the Middle East Began. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 2020. 136 pp. $24.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8157-3729-2.

Reviewed by Sean Scanlon (University of Nebraska) Published on H-War (December, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55493

Author: 
Douglas Little
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Zartman

Zartman on Little, 'Us versus Them: The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat'

Douglas Little. Us versus Them: The United States, Radical Islam, and the Rise of the Green Threat. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016. 328 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2680-2.

Reviewed by Jonathan Zartman (Air University, Air Command and Staff College) Published on H-War (May, 2020) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
David S. Oualaalou
Reviewer: 
Cliff Sherrill

Sherrill on Oualaalou, 'Volatile State: Iran in the Nuclear Age'

David S. Oualaalou. Volatile State: Iran in the Nuclear Age. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018. xi + 218 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-02966-9; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-03118-1.

Reviewed by Cliff Sherrill (Troy University) Published on H-War (September, 2019) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air University)

Author: 
James Barr
Reviewer: 
John V. Bowlus

Bowlus on Barr, 'Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East'

James Barr. Lords of the Desert: The Battle between the United States and Great Britain for Supremacy in the Modern Middle East. New Yotk: Basic Books, 2018. vi + 454 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-05063-5.

Reviewed by John V. Bowlus (Kadir Has University) Published on H-Diplo (March, 2019) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach (Bronx Community College, The City University of New York)

Author: 
Michael Provence
Reviewer: 
Lucien J. Frary

Frary on Provence, 'The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East'

Michael Provence. The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 336 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76117-8; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-74751-6.

Reviewed by Lucien J. Frary (Rider Universiry) Published on H-War (August, 2018) Commissioned by Margaret Sankey (Air War College)

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