• Review of Faye Kert’s Privateering by Gordon Bannerman

    Review of Faye M. Kert, Privateering: Patriots and Profits in the War of 1812. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 2015. Pp. 224. By Gordon Bannerman, International Correspondence Schools Ltd This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 2 (2016) In recent years, historical work on the nature of the public-private partnership underpinning the fiscal-military state, […]

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  • Review of Lise Namikas, Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo, 1960-1965 by Brian Bertosa

    Review of Lise Namikas, Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo, 1960-1965 (Washington: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013). Pp. 350. By Brian Bertosa, Independent Researcher This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 2 (2016) Between 30 June 1960, when the Congo formally gained its independence from Belgium, and 24 November […]

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  • Review of The Shadow of Torture and America in the Philippines

    Katrin Dauenhauer, The Shadow of Torture: Debating US Transgressions in Military Interventions, 1899-2008 (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Verlag, 2015). Pp. 313. and Christopher J. Einolf, America in the Philippines, 1899-1902: The First Torture Scandal (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Pp. 235.     By Frank Schumacher, University of Western Ontario This review appears in Canadian […]

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  • Review of Jeremy Black’s War in the Modern World by Quentin Holbert

    Jeremy Black, War in the Modern World, 1990-2014 (London: Routledge, 2015). Pp. 164. By Quentin Holbert, Memorial University of Newfoundland This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 2 (2016) Despite the immense tension between the Soviet Union and the United States during the Cold War, the period was ultimately defined as a delicate balancing […]

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  • Review of Philip Nord’s France 1940 by Brian Bertosa

    Philip Nord, France 1940: Defending the Republic (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015). Pp. 189. By Brian Bertosa This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 1 (2016)  To judge by the number of books that have appeared over the years dealing with this subject in whole or in part, the fall of […]

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  • Review of Worth Fighting For by Tim Cook

    Review of Lara Campbell, Michael Dawson, and Catherine Gidney, Worth Fighting For: Canada’s Tradition of War Resistance from 1812 to the War on Terror (Toronto: Between the Lines, 2015). Pp. 336. By Tim Cook (Canadian War Museum) This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 2 (2016)   War is one of the factors that […]

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  • Review of Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust by Katelyn Arac

    Review of Michael J. Bazyler and Frank M. Tuerkheimer, Forgotten Trials of the Holocaust (New York: New York University Press, 2014). Pp 384. By Katelyn Arac (Queen’s University) This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 2 (2016) Most people have heard of the Holocaust perpetrated against Jewish people during the Second World War. Many […]

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  • Review of Wendy Ugolini’s Experiencing War as the ‘Enemy Other’ by Adrian Mitter

    Review of Wendy Ugolini, Experiencing War as the ‘Enemy Other’: Italian Scottish experience in World War II. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011. Pp. 288. By Adrian Mitter, University of Toronto This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 1 (2016) Literature on the treatment of “enemy aliens” during the Second World War in English-speaking countries […]

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  • Review of Teresa Iacobelli’s Death or Deliverance by Alyssa Cundy

    Review of Teresa Iacobelli, Death or Deliverance: Canadian Courts Martial in the Great War (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2013). Pp. 175. By Alyssa Cundy (Wilfrid Laurier University) This review appears in Canadian Military History Vol. 25 No. 1 (2016) On 8 November 2006, the British Parliament pardoned all British Empire soldiers executed for cowardice and […]

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