Book Reviews 2018

Napoleon’s Commentaries on the Wars of Julius Caesar’
December 31
Persian Gulf Command: A History of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq
December 29
I Held Lincoln: A Union Sailor's Journey Home
December 27
A Balancing Act: British Intelligence in Spain during the Second World War
December 25
The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865
December 23
Dunkirk: Nine Days That Saved An Army: A Day-by-Day Account of the Greatest Evacuation
December 21
The AEF in Print: An Anthology of American Journalism in World War I
December 19
Bugle Resounding: Music and Musicians of the Civil War Era
December 17
Roman Britain and the Roman Navy
December 15
Soldiers of the Nation: Military Service and Modern Puerto Rico, 1868-1952
December 13
The Landing in the Dawn: Dissecting a Legend - The Landing at Anzac, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
December 11
Ambivalent Nation: How Britain Imagined the American Civil War
December 09
Lady Death: The Memoirs of Stalin's Sniper
December 07
Friend or Foe?: Occupation, Collaboration and Selective Violence in the Spanish Civil War
December 05
The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Republic
December 03
Lincoln's Final Hours: Conspiracy, Terror, and the Assassination of America's Greatest President
November 28
The Oxford Illustrated History of the Third Reich
November 25
Haig's Enemy: Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany's War on the Western Front
November 23
In Command: Theodore Roosevelt and the American Military
November 21
Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian
November 19
Rethinking the Civil War Era: Directions for Research
November 17
The Grand Strategy of the Habsburg Empire
November 15
We March Against England: Operation Sea Lion, 1940–41
November 13
British Battleships of the Victorian Era
November 11
Man of War: The Fighting Life of Admiral James Saumarez: From The American Revolution to the Defeat of Napoleon
November 07
Fighting Means Killing: Civil War Soldiers and the Nature of Combat
November 06
The Rise of Rome: From the Iron Age to the Punic Wars
November 04
Turning Points of the American Civil War
November 02
The Rise and Fall of the French Air Force: French Air Operations and Strategy 1900-1940
October 31
Thunder in the Argonne: A New History of America's Greatest Battle
October 29
By Fire and Bayonet: Grey's West Indies Campaign of 1794
October 27
Combined Operations: A Global History of Amphibious and Airborne Warfare
October 25
Cocktails from Hell: Five Complex Wars Shaping the 21st Century
October 23
October 21
Warfare in Neolithic Europe: An Archaeological and Anthropological Analysis
October 19
Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt
October 17
Lincoln in the Atlantic World
October 15
World War II at Sea: A Global History
October 13
American Sea Power in the Old World: The United States Navy in European and Near Eastern Waters, 1865-1917
October 11
Abner Doubleday: A Civil War Biography
October 09
Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941–45
October 07
Guerrilleros and Neighbours in Arms: Identities and Cultures of Anti-fascist Resistance in Spain
October 05
The Battleship Holiday: The Naval Treaties and Capital Ship Design
October 03
Brigadier General Robert L. McCook and Colonel Daniel McCook, Jr.: A Union Army Dual Biography
October 01
The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier and WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home
September 29
Finland at War: The Winter War 1939–40
September 27
Women at War: Subhas Chandra Bose and the Rani of Jhansi Regiment
September 25
The Commanders: Civil War Generals Who Shaped the American West
September 23
Spain's Martyred Cities: From the Battle of Madrid to Picasso's Guernica
September 21
Patriot Priests: French Catholic Clergy and National Identity in World War I
September 19
“Don’t Tell Father I have Been Shot At”: The Civil War Letters of George H. Bliss, First Rhode Island Cavalry
September 17
French Warships in the Age of Sail 1626-1786: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates
September 13
Gaiseric: The Vandal Who Destroyed Rome
September 11
Braddock's Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution
September 09
Decisive Battles in Chinese History
September 07
Two Charlestonians at War: The Civil War Odysseys of a Lowcountry Aristocrat and a Black Abolitionist
September 05
Advocating Overlord: The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb
September 03
Disciplining the Empire: Politics, Governance, and the Rise of the British Navy
September 01
Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint
August 30
The General Who Wore Six Stars: The Inside Story of John C. H. Lee
August 28
Kings of the Sea: Charles II, James II and the Royal Navy
August 26
Psychological Consequences of the American Civil War
August 24
Building Militaries in Fragile States: Challenges for the United States
August 22
Conspiracy, Coup d'etat and Civil War in Seville, 1936-1939: History and Myth in Francoist Spain
August 19
Roman Power: A Thousand Years of Empire
August 17
The Woman Who Fought an Empire: Sarah Aaronsohn and Her Nili Spy Ring
August 15
The Decline of European Naval Forces: Challenges to Sea Power in an Age of Fiscal Austerity and Political Uncertainty
August 13
Australia's Northern Shield?: Papua New Guinea and the Defence of Australia Since 1880
August 12
Madness Rules the Hour: Charleston, 1860 and the Mania for War
August 09
The Blue Division: Spanish Blood in Russia, 1941-1945
August 06
Race and Imperial Defence in the British World, 1870-1914
August 04
Amalasuintha: The Transformation of Queenship in the Post-Roman World
August 02
The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War
July 31
American Amphibious Warfare: The Roots of Tradition to 1865
July 29
The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire
July 27
Horses in the British Army 1750 to 1950
July 23
Standing in Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution
July 18
Frustrated Ambition: General Vicente Lim and the Philippine Military Experience, 1910–1944
July 16
Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen
July 15
Caracalla: A Military Biography
July 13
A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America
July 06
Soldiers in the Southwest Borderlands, 1848-1886
July 04
Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian Atlantic, 1500-1830
July 02
Rome Resurgent: War and Empire in the Age of Justinian
June 30
Sharq: A Quincy McNeill Thriller
June 28
Remembering World War I in America
June 27
Case Red: The Collapse of France, 1940
June 25
King Arthur’s Wars: The Anglo-Saxon Conquest of England
June 18
Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940
June 14
India’s Wars: A Military History, 1947-1971
June 10
Maximinus Thrax: From Common Soldier to Emperor of Rome
June 08
The General's Niece: The Little-Known de Gaulle Who Fought to Free Occupied France
June 06
Naval Officers Under Hitler: The Men of Crew 34
June 04
The Vest Pocket Kodak & The First World War
June 01
Stanley Johnston's Blunder: The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Navy's Victory at Midway
May 30
Emperor Alexander Severus: Rome's Age of Insurrection, AD 222-235
May 25
The British Army and the First World War
May 23
In the Shadows of Victory II: America's Forgotten Military Leaders, The Spanish-American War to World War II
May 20
Hadrian's Wall: Archaeology and History at the Limit of Rome's Empire
May 18
Churchill Warrior: How a Military Life Guided Winston's Finest Hours
May 13
Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944
May 11
The Confederate Homefront: A History in Documents
May 09
Herod: King of the Jews and Friend of the Romans
May 06
The London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre
May 04
To Blind the Eyes of Our Enemies: Washington's Grand Deception
May 02
Civil War Logistics: A Study of Military Transportation
April 30
Preparing for War: The Emergence of the Modern U.S. Army, 1815–1917
April 27
Rome's Revolution: Death of the Republic and Birth of the Empire
April 25
Cadets on Campus: History of Military Schools of the United States
April 22
Waterloo Voices 1815: The Battle at First Hand
April 20
Omar Nelson Bradley: America's GI General
April 17
Rome and the Third Macedonian War
April 15
Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation
April 11
Wellington's Headquarters: The Command and Administration of the British Army during the Peninsular War
April 09
War and Society in Early Rome: From Warlords to Generals
April 07
The Golden Fleece: High-Risk Adventure at West Point
April 04
Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts
April 02
Female Tars: Women Aboard Ship in the Age of Sail
March 30
Warfare in New Kingdom Egypt
March 28
The Great War and the Middle East
March 26
Colonels in Blue: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin: A Civil War Biographical Dictionary
March 23
Between Thucydides and Polybius: The Golden Age of Greek Historiography
March 21
21st Century Corbett: Maritime Strategy and Naval Policy for the Modern Era,
March 19
21st Century Corbett: Maritime Strategy and Naval Policy for the Modern Era
March 19
The Red Army in the Second World War
March 17
Aristocrats and Statehood in Western Iberia, 300-600 C.E.
March 15
In the Shadow of the Greatest Generation: The Americans Who Fought the Korean War
March 14
Inglorious Passages: Noncombat Deaths in the American Civil War
March 11
Sparta: Rise of a Warrior Nation
March 09
Lossberg's War: The World War I Memoirs of a German Chief of Staff
March 07
In the Highest Degree Tragic: The Sacrifice of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet in the East Indies during World War II
March 04
The Forgotten War Against Napoleon: Conflict in the Mediterranean, 1793-1815
March 02
Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II
February 28
Hannibal's Road: The Second Punic War in Italy 213-203 BC
February 25
King William's War: The First Contest for North America, 1689–1697
February 23
Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty
February 18
The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters
February 18
Ancient States and Infrastructural Power: Europe, Asia, and America
February 16
Hell to Pay: Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-46. Updated and Expanded
February 14
Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Encyclopedia of Casualty and Other Figures, 1492-2015
February 12
Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer
February 09
A History of the Jewish War: AD 66-74
February 07
Single Star of the West: The Republic of Texas, 1836-1845
February 04
Brutus: The Noble Conspirator
February 02
New Jersey: A Military History
January 31
The Gun Club: USS Duncan at Cape Esperance
January 29
Embrace the Suck, Revised and Expanded Edition
January 24
Sevastopol’s Wars: Crimea from Potemkin to Putin
January 21
A Critical Commentary on 'The Taktika' of Leo VI
January 19
Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign: The Italian Front 1915-1918
January 13
Sabers through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe
January 11
Clash of Fleets: Naval Battles of the Great War, 1914–18
January 10
Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003
January 08
So Long for Now: A Sailor's Letters from the USS Franklin
January 06
The Nisibis War: The Defence of the Roman East, AD 337-363
January 04



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