Canadian Military History accepts reviews of any academic publication related to the field of ‘war and society’—regardless of disciplinary, geographic, or chronological focus—so long as the book has been published within the last 4-5 years. If you would like to be considered as a reviewer for CMH, please contact our Book Review Editor Brittany Dunn via e-mail at b[email protected]. Please be sure to attach a CV which includes your area(s) of research.

Listed below is a sample of books currently available for review.

 

Books Available for Review

Military/Current Affairs

Tanisha M. Fazal, Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2018).

Lester W. Grau and Charles K. Bartles, eds., Mountain Warfare and other Lofty Problems: Foreign Perspectives on High Altitude Combat (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2016).

Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel J. Watola and Allister MacIntyre, eds., Technology and Leadership: International Perspectives (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2017).

 

Military History/War and Society (Canada)

Ellin Bessner, Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II (Toronto: New Jewish Press, 2018).

Colonel John Conrad, Among the Walking Wounded: Soldiers, Survival, and PTSD (Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2017).

Michael Gates, From the Klondike to Berlin: The Yukon in World War I (Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 2017).

Geoffrey Hayes, Crerar’s Lieutenants: Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell, eds., L.M. Montgomery and War (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Eddy Weetaltuk and edited by Thibault Martin, From the Tundra to the Trenches (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2016).

Kathryn A. Young and Sarah M. McKinnon, No Man’s Land: The Life and Art of Mary Riter Hamilton (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2017).

Mark Zuehlke, The Cinderella Campaign: First Canadian Army and the Battles for the Channel Ports (Madeira Park, BC: Douglas and McIntyre, 2017).

 

Military History/War and Society (U.S./International)

Stéphanie A.H. Bélanger and Renée Dickason, eds., War Memories: Commemoration, Recollections, and Writings on War (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Rozanne Enerson Junker, Renatus’ Kayak: A Labrador Inuk, an American G.I. and a Secret World War II Weather Station (Gatineau: Polar Horizons, 2017).

Edward J. Marolda, Combat at Close Quarters: An Illustrated History of the U.S. Navy in the Vietnam War (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

William Stivers and Donald A. Carter, The City Becomes a Symbol: The U.S. Army in the Occupation of Berlin, 1945-1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Center of Military History, 2017).

Erik B. Villard, Combat Operations: Staying the Course, October 1967 to September 1968 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Army Center of Military History, 2017).

Brent D. Ziarnick, ed., 21st Century Power: Strategic Superiority for the Modern Era (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

 

Currently Under Review

Mike Bechthold, Flying to Victory: Raymond Collishaw and the Western Desert Campaign, 1940-1941 (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017).

Jerri Bell and Tracy Crow, eds., It’s My Country Too: Women’s Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan (Lincoln, NE: Potomac Books, 2017).

Jean-Christophe Boucher and Kim Richard Nossal, The Politics of War: Canada’s Afghanistan Mission 2001-14 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Stephen Alan Bourque, Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Graham Broad, One in a Thousand: The Life and Death of Captain Eddie McKay, Royal Flying Corps (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017).

Andrew Buchanan, American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War II (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Daniel Byers, Zombie Army: The Canadian Army and Conscription in the Second World War (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2016).

Mark Celinscak, Distance from the Belsen Heap: Allied Forces and the Liberation of a Nazi Concentration Camp (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).

Tim Cook, Vimy: The Battle and the Legend (Toronto: Allen Lane, 2017).

Melvin G. Deaile, Always at War: Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62 (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Patrick M. Dennis, Reluctant Warriors: Canadian Conscripts and the Great War (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Brandon R. Dimmel, Engaging the Line: How the Great War Shaped the Canada-US Border (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2016).

Meghan Fitzpatrick, Invisible Scars: Mental Trauma and the Korean War (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Sarah Glassford, Mobilizing Mercy: A History of the Canadian Red Cross (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Barry Gough, From Classroom to Battlefield: Victoria High School and the First World War (Victoria: Heritage House, 2014).

Derek Grout, Thunder in the Skies: A Canadian Gunner in the Great War (Toronto: Dundurn, 2015).

Trevor Harvey, An Army of Brigadiers: British Brigade Commanders at the Battle of Arras 1917 (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2017).

Richard Holt, Filling the Ranks: Manpower in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1918 (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017).

Iain E. Johnston-White, The British Commonwealth and Victory in the Second World War (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Bohdan S. Kordan, No Free Man: Canada, the Great War, and the Enemy Alien Experience (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016).

Simo Laakkonen, Richard Tucker and Timo Vuorisalo, eds., The Long Shadows: A Global Environmental History of the Second World War (Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press, 2017).

Lieutenant-Colonel Douglas Lindsay and Commander Dave Woycheshin, eds., Adaptive Leadership in the Military Context: International Perspectives (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2014).

Frank Maas, The Price of Alliance: The Politics and Procurement of Leopard Tanks for Canada’s NATO Brigade (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Allister MacIntyre, Daniel Lagacé-Roy and Douglas R. Lindsay, eds., Global Views on Military Stress and Resilience (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2017).

Alan Livingstone MacLeod, Remembered in Bronze and Stone: Canada’s Great War Memorial Statuary (Victoria: Heritage House, 2016).

D. Peter MacLeod, Backs to the Wall: The Battle of Sainte-Foy and the Conquest of Canada (Madeira Park, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2016).

Ronald McCrum, The Men Who Lost Singapore, 1938-1942 (Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2017).

Colin McCullough, Creating Canada’s Peacekeeping Past (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2016).

Scott Mobley, Progressives in Navy Blue: Maritime Strategy, American Empire, and the Transformation of U.S. Naval Identity, 1873-1898 (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Jacques R. Pauwels, The Great Class War, 1914-1918 (Toronto: Lorimer, 2016).

Linda J. Quiney, This Small Army of Women: Canadian Volunteer Nurses and the First World War (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2017).

Priya Satia, Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (New York: Penguin Press, 2018).

Susan L. Smith, Toxic Exposures: Mustard Gas and the Health Consequences of World War II in the United States (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2017).

Emily Spencer, ed., “By, With, Through”: A Sof Global Engagement Strategy (Kingston: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2014).

William F. Stewart, Canadians on the Somme, 1916: The Neglected Campaign (Solihull, UK: Helion and Company, 2017).

Andrew Taylor and edited by Daniel Heidt and P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Two Years Below the Horn: Operation Tabarin, Field Science, and Antarctic Sovereignty, 1944-1946 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2017).

Peter Thorsheim, Waste into Weapons: Recycling in Britain during the Second World War (Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge Press, 2015).

Damien Wright, Churchill’s Secret War with Lenin: British and Commonwealth Military Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-20 (Solihull, UK: Helion & Company Limited, 2017).

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