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From Parameters,  Winter 2005-06, pp. 149-50.

Barry, John, and Robyn Eckersley, eds. The State and the Global Ecological Crisis. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2005. 307 pp. $27.00 (paper).

Bazerman, Max H., and Michael D. Watkins. Predictable Surprises: The Disasters You Should Have Seen Coming and How to Prevent Them. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business School Press, 2004. 336 pp. $27.50.

Bolt, Paul J., Damon V. Coletta, and Collins G. Shackelford, Jr., eds. American Defense Policy. 8th ed.; Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 2005. 480 pp. $60.00 ($35.00 paper).

Brooks, Stephen G. Producing Security: Multinational Corporations, Globalization, and the Changing Calculus of Conflict. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2005. 316 pp. $35.00.

Bush, Richard C. Untying the Knot: Making Peace in the Taiwan Strait. Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2005. 416 pp. $32.95.

Chadha, Vivek. Low Intensity Conflicts in India: An Analysis. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 2005. 515 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Cohen, William A. Secrets of Special Ops Leadership: Dare the Impossible – Achieve the Extraordinary. New York: AMACOM, 2005. 256 pp. $24.00.

Crawford, Michael J., ed. Naval Documents of the American Revolution, Volume 11. Washington: Naval Historical Center, 2005. 1,365 pp. $82.00.

Creighton, Margaret S. The Colors of Courage: Gettysburg’s Forgotten History – Immigrants, Women, and African Americans in the Civil War’s Defining Battle. New York: Basic Books, 2004. 321 pp. $26.00.

Cummings, Julian William. Grasshopper Pilot: A Memoir. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press, 2005. 92 pp. $19.95.

Delaney, Douglas E. The Soldiers’ General: Bert Hoffmeister at War. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: UBC Press, 2005. 302 pp. $85.00 ($29.95 paper).

Dombrowski, Peter, ed. Guns and Butter: The Political Economy of International Security. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2005. 288 pp. $59.95 ($24.50 paper).

Fleming, Bruce. Annapolis Autumn: Life, Death, and Literature at the U.S. Naval Academy. New York: The New Press, 2005. 256 pp. $24.95.

Fontenot, Gregory, E. J. Degen, and David Tohn. On Point: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2005. 542 pp. $34.95.

Hall, Anthony J. The American Empire and the Fourth World. Montreal, Canada: McGill-Queen’s Univ. Press, 2005. 690 pp. $60.00 ($29.95 paper).

Haqqani, Husain. Pakistan: Between Mosque and Military. Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2005. 380 pp. $35.95 ($17.95 paper).

Hastings, Max. Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-1945. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. 640 pp. $30.00 ($16.95 paper).

Hawley, Thomas M. The Remains of War: Bodies, Politics, and the Search for American Soldiers Unaccounted For in Southeast Asia. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2005. 296 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Hillman, Elizabeth Lutes. Defending America: Military Culture and the Cold War Court-Martial. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Univ. Press, 2005. 256 pp. $29.95.

Lane, Peter B., and Ronald E. Marcello, eds. Warriors and Scholars: A Modern War Reader. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2005. 320 pp. $24.95.

Levine, Alan J. Stalin’s Last War: Korea and the Approach to World War III. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland and Company, 2005. 328 pp. $39.95 (paper).

Little, Benerson. The Sea Rover’s Practice: Pirate Tactics and Techniques, 1630-1730. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 320 pp. $27.50.


Merry, Robert W. Sands of Empire: Missionary Zeal, American Foreign Policy, and the Hazards of Global Ambition. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. 320 pp. $26.00.

Morrow, Lance. The Best Year of Their Lives: Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon in 1948, Learning the Secrets of Power. New York: Basic Books, 2005. 320 pp. $26.00.

Muir, Malcolm, Jr. Sea Power On Call: Fleet Operations, June 1951-July 1953. Washington Navy Yard: Naval Historical Center, 2005. 54 pp.

Naftali, Timothy. Blind Spot: The Secret History of American Counterterrorism. New York: Basic Books, 2005. 399 pp. $26.00.

Odom, Thomas P. Journey into Darkness: Genocide in Rwanda. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2005. 312 pp. $60.00 ($24.95 paper).

Patton, Charles D. Colt Terry, Green Beret. College Station: Texas A&M Univ. Press, 2005. 256 pp. $35.00 ($18.95 paper).

Peters, Ralph. New Glory: Expanding America’s Global Supremacy. New York: Sentinel, 2005. 283 pp. $24.95.

Phillips, David L. Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco. Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 2005. 292 pp. $25.00.

Pritchard, Tim. Ambush Alley: The Most Extraordinary Battle of the Iraq War. New York: Ballantine Books, 2005. 320 pp. $25.95.

Reese, Roger R. Red Commanders: A Social History of the Soviet Army Officer Corps, 1918-1991. Lawrence: Univ. Press of Kansas, 2005. 320 pp. $35.00.

Senior, Boris. New Heavens: My Life as a Fighter Pilot and a Founder of the Israel Air Force. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2005. 288 pp. $25.95.

Sewell, Kenneth, and Clint Richmond. Red Star Rogue: The Untold Story of a Soviet Submarine’s Nuclear Strike Attempt on the U.S. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2005. 305 pp. $25.00.

Shaw, Martin. The New Western Way of War. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Polity Press, 2005. 184 pp. $55.00 ($19.95 paper).

Showalter, Dennis E., ed. Forging the Shield: Eisenhower and National Security for the 21st Century. Chicago: Imprint Publications, 2005. 235 pp. $24.95 (paper).

Sims, Jennifer E., and Burton Gerger, eds. Transforming U.S. Intelligence. Washington: Georgetown Univ. Press, 2005. 285 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Skarstedt, Vance R., ed. Prisoners of War: The American Experience. Chicago: Imprint Publications, 2004. 149 pp. $22.95 (paper).

Spick, Mike. Luftwaffe Victorious: An Alternate History. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005. 256 pp. $34.95.

US War Department. The 1863 Laws of War: Articles of War General Orders No. 100 Army Regulations. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2005. 256 pp. $19.95.

Vernon, Alex, ed. Arms and the Self: War, the Military, and Autobiographical Writing. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press, 2005. 305 pp. $49.95.

Weddle, Kevin J. Lincoln’s Tragic Admiral: The Life of Samuel Francis Du Pont. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2005. 304 pp. $34.95.

Welch, Richard F. The Boy General: The Life and Careers of Francis Channing Barlow. Kent, Ohio: Kent State Univ. Press, 2005. 301 pp. $24.95 (paper).

Weldon, Curt. Countdown to Terror: The Top-Secret Information that Could Prevent the Next Terrorist Attack on America . . . and How the CIA has Ignored It. Washington: Regnery Publishing, 2005. 256 pp. $27.95.

Werrell, Kenneth P. Sabres over MiG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2005. 304 pp. $29.95.

Witt, Linda, et al. “A Defense Weapon Known to Be of Value”: Servicewomen of the Korean War Era. Lebanon, N.H.: Univ. Press of New England, 2005. 336 pp. $60.00 ($24.95 paper).

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