Book Reviews 2010

1688: The First Modern Revolution
December 30
The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, Volume I, South Mountain
December 26
Makers of Ancient Strategy, From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome
December 22
The Fourth Star: Four Generals and the Epic Struggle for the Future of the United States Army
December 18
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: The Doomed Love Affair That United Ancient Rome and Egypt
December 15
Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin, 1914-1918, Vol. II, A Cultural History
December 12
Defying Rome: The Rebels of Roman Britain
December 08
Upton's Regulars: The 121st New York Infantry in the Civil War
December 04
Combat Ready?: The Eighth U.S. Army on the Eve of the Korean War (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series)
November 30
Years of Change and Suffering: Modern Perspectives on Civil War Medicine
November 26
The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World
November 22
Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History
November 18
The Pledge: A History of the Pledge of Allegiance
November 14
The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire
November 11
Bluejackets and Contrabands: African Americans and the Union Navy
November 07
Hell to Pay: Operation DOWNFALL and the Invasion of Japan, 1945-1947
November 03
The Battle of the Narrow Seas: The History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel & North Sea, 1939-1945
November 01
United States Marine Corps Generals of World War II: A Biographical Dictionary
October 24
Armed Progressive: General Leonard Wood
October 21
The American Civil War: The Soldier's Story
October 19
The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon
October 07
Fireship: The Terror Weapon of the Age of Sail
October 04
The 10th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War: A History and Roster
October 01
Defenders of Fortress Europe: The Untold Story of the German Officers during the Allied Invasion
September 28
Napoleon as a General: Command from the Battlefield to Grand Strategy
September 24
Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan (Blue Jacket Books)
September 22
Historical Dictionary of United States-Africa Relations (Historical Dictionaries of U. S. Diplomacy)
September 17
The Complete Gettysburg Guide: Walking and Driving Tours of the Battlefield, Town, Cemeteries, Field Hosptial Sites, and Other Topics of Historical Interest
September 14
Militant Islamist Ideology: Understanding the Global Threat
September 10
Gustavus Vasa Fox of the Union Navy: A Biography
September 08
BISMARCK: The Final Days of Germany's Greatest Battleship
September 05
Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War
September 02
Carrier Operations in World War II
August 29
Heroes and Cowards: The Social Face of War
August 26
British Warship Losses in the Ironclad Era, 1860-1919
August 23
Confederate Colonels: A Biographical Register (SHADES OF BLUE & GRAY)
August 21
Gallipoli: The End of the Myth
August 17
August 15
Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters
August 13
Until Antietam: The Life and Letters of Major General Israel B. Richardson, U.S. Army
August 11
Gentlemen, We Will Stand and Fight: Le Cateau 1914
August 09
Commander of All Lincoln's Armies : A Life of General Henry W. Halleck
August 07
The Roman Revolution of Constantine
July 22
SICKLES AT GETTYSBURG: The Controversial Civil War General Who Committed Murder, Abandoned Little Round Top, and Declared Himself the Hero of Gettysburg
July 19
Churchill and Spain: The Survival of the Franco Regime, 1940-1945
July 17
Like a Meteor Blazing Brightly: The Short but Controversial Life of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren
July 15
Class and Race in the Frontier Army: Military Life in the West, 1870-1890
July 13
Lincoln's Political Generals
July 11
Hitler's Italian Allies: Royal Armed Forces, Fascist Regime, and the War of 1940-1943
July 06
Success Is All That Was Expected: The South Atlantic Blockading Squadron During the Civil War
July 04
The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman
July 02
Rogue: A Biography of Civil War General Justus McKinstry
June 30
Theodore Roosevelt's Naval Diplomacy: The U.S. Navy and the Birth of the American Century
June 28
Sherman's Forgotten General: Henry W. Slocum (Shades of Blue and Gray Series)
June 26
Black Flag: The Surrender of Germany's U-Boat Forces
June 24
Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier
June 22
The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848
June 18
Yankee Warhorse: A Biography of Major General Peter Osterhaus
June 16
Kitchener's War: British Strategy from 1914-1916,
June 14
Commanding Lincoln's Navy: Union Naval Leadership During the Civil War
June 13
San Martin: Argentine Soldier, American Hero
June 11
Kentuckians in Gray: Confederate Generals and Field Officers of the Bluegrass State
June 09
Diplomats and Diplomacy in the Roman World
June 08
The Victorians at War
June 06
The Age of the Ship of the Line: The British and French Navies, 1650-1815
June 03
Engineering Security: The Corps of Engineers and Third System Defense Policy, 1815-1861
June 01
The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc
May 30
General Lee's Army: From Victory to Collapse
May 28
Captain Cook's War and Peace: The Royal Navy Years, 1755-1768
May 26
Clad in Iron: The American Civil War and the Challenge of British Naval Power
May 24
Feeding the Roman Army: The Archaeology of Production and Supply in NW Europe
May 21
Slaughter at Sea: The Story of Japan's Naval War Crimes
May 18
Eleanor of Aquitaine
May 15
Great Liners at War
May 12
To the Last Salute: Memoirs of an Austrian U-Boat Commander
May 09
Yankee Division in the First World War: In the Highest Tradition
May 06
Roman Warfare
May 03
Admiral Saumarez Versus Napoleon: The Baltic, 1807-1812
April 30
428 AD, An Ordinary Year at the End of the Roman Empire
April 27
The Landings at Sulva Bay, 1915: An Analysis of British Failure During the Gallipoli Campaign
April 23
The Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire
April 20
Pepys's Navy: Ships, Men, and Warfare, 1649-1689
April 18
The Antonine Wall
April 15
Merchant Mariners at War: An Oral History of World War II
April 13
Thutmose III: The Military Biography of Egypt's Greatest Warrior King
April 10
The Legacy of the Great War, Ninety-Years On
April 08
A Blue Sea of Blood: Deciphering the Mysterious Fate of the USS Edsall
April 06
The Black Citizen-Soldiers of Kansas, 1864-1901
April 04
The "New" Terrorism: Myths and Realities
April 02
The Resurrection and Collapse of Empire in Habsburg Serbia, 1914-1918
March 31
How Rome Fell: Death of a Superpower
March 29
The Paraguayan War
March 27
Armchair Warriors: Private Citizens, Popular Press, and the Rise of American Power
March 25
Cannae: The Experience of Battle in the Second Punic War
March 22
Hitler's Man in Havana: Heinz Lüning and Nazi Espionage in Latin America
March 20
The Question of MacArthur's Reputation: Côte de Chátillon, October 14-16, 1918
March 18
Legionary: The Roman Soldier's Unofficial Hand-book
March 16
A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft
March 14
Espionage in the Ancient World: An Annotated Bibliography of Books and Articles in Western Languages
March 12
Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemony: The World Order since 1500
March 09
Why We Fought: America's Wars in Film and History
March 07
The Language of Empire: Rome and the Idea of Empire from the Third Century BC to the Second Century AD
March 02
A Great & Glorious Victory: New Perspectives on the Battle of Trafalgar
March 02
Clausewitz: Contemporary War
February 26
Hitler's Pre-Emptive War: The Battle for Norway, 1940
February 23
The Battle of the Otranto Straits: Controlling the Gateway to the Adriatic in WW I
February 19
Blood in the Forum: The Struggle for the Roman Republic
February 18
Bismarck: The Final Days of Germany's Greatest Battleship
February 16
Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers: Untold Tales of Men of Jewish Descent Who Fought for the Third Reich
February 14
The Origins of World War I
February 12
Feeding the Roman Army: The Archaeology of Production and Supply in NW Europe
February 09
Pioneers of Amphibious Warfare, 1898-1945
February 07
The Cruel Sea Retold: The Truth Behind Monsarrat's Epic Convoy Drama
February 04
Why We Fought: America's Wars in Film and History
February 02
Rome and the Barbarians, 100 B.C.-A.D. 400
January 30
The Press Gang: Naval Impressment and its Opponents in Georgian Britain
January 28
Truceless War: Cathage's Fight for Survival, 241 to 237 BC
January 26
The Victorians at War
January 23
Battle for the Baltic Islands: Triumph of the Imperial German Navy
January 20
Three Byzantine Military Treatises
January 17
C-47/R4D Units of World War II
January 15
Hollywood War Films, 1937-1945: An Exhaustive Filmography of American Feature-Length Motion Pictures Relating to World War II
January 13
The Misadventures of Jane
January 09
Great Military Leaders and their Campaigns
January 07
Cleopatra and Rome
January 03



Help Keep Us From Drying Up

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling.

Each month we count on your contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage.
Subscribe   Contribute   Close