Off the Press . . .

From Parameters,  Winter 2006-07, pp. 148-50.

Alexander, Yonah, ed. Counterterrorism Strategies. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 288 pp. $48.00 ($24.00 paper).

Allendorf, Donald. Long Road to Liberty: The Odyssey of a German Regiment in the Yankee Army, The 15th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State Univ. Press, 2006. 344 pp. $39.00.

Ayers, Edward L. What Caused the Civil War? Reflections on the South and Southern History. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. 209 pp. $14.95 (paper).

Boot, Max. War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today. New York: Gotham Books, 2006. 640 pp. $35.00.

Brigham, Robert K. Is Iraq Another Vietnam? New York: Public Affairs, 2006. 224 pp. $24.00.

Burden, Matthew Currier. The Blog of War: Front-line Dispatches from Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006. 294 pp. $15.00 (paper).

Dadge, David. The War in Iraq and Why the Media Failed Us. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 195 pp. $44.95.

Dombrowski, Peter, and Eugene Gholz. Buying Military Transformation: Technological Innovation and the Defense Industry. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2006. 224 pp. $45.00.

Folsom, Seth W. B. The Highway War: A Marine Company Commander in Iraq. Dulles, Va.: Potomac Books, 2006. 442 pp. $29.95.

Fursenko, Aleksandr, and Timothy Naftali. Khrushchev’s Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. 640 pp. $35.00.

Galula, David. Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 128 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Gelfand, H. Michael. Sea Change at Annapolis: The United States Naval Academy, 1949-2000. Chapel Hill: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2004. 416 pp. $34.95.

Gillespie, Paul G. Weapons of Choice: The Development of Precision Guided Munitions. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006. 232 pp. $35.00.

Goldsworthy, Adrian. Caesar: Life of a Colossus. New Haven, Conn.: Yale Univ. Press, 2006. 576 pp. $35.00.

Goodby, James E. At the Borderline of Armageddon: How American Presidents Managed the Atom Bomb. Lanham, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2006. 240 pp. $24.95 (paper).

Grathwol, Robert P., and Donita M. Moorhus. Building for Peace: U.S. Army Engineers in Europe, 1945-1991. Washington: US Army Center of Military History, 2006. 454 pp. $62.00 (paper).

Gross, Michael L. Bioethics and Armed Conflict. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, 2006. 384 pp. $26.00 (paper).

Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi. Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press, 2006. 382 pp. $18.95.

Haynes, John Earl, and Harvey Klehr. Early Cold War Spies: The Espionage Trials That Shaped American Politics. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006. 252 pp. $55.00 ($19.99 paper).

Herrera, Geoffrey L. Technology and International Transformation: The Railroad, the Atom Bomb, and the Politics of Technological Change. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 2006. 265 pp. $65.00.

Humes, Edward. Over Here: How the G.I. Bill Transformed the American Dream. New York: Harcourt Brace, 2006. 320 pp. $26.00.

Hunt, Krista, and Kim Rygiel. (En)Gendering the War on Terror: War Stories and Camouflaged Politics. Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2006. 252 pp. $99.95.

Jebb, Cindy R., P. H. Liotta, Thomas Sherlock, and Ruth Margolies Beitler. The Fight for Legitimacy: Democracy vs. Terrorism. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 182 pp. $49.95.


Kagan, Frederick W. Finding the Target: The Transformation of American Military Policy. New York: Encounter Books, 2006. 434 pp. $29.95.

King, Iain, and Whit Mason. Peace At Any Price: How the World Failed Kosovo. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2006. 328 pp. $27.95.

Kiras, James D. Special Operations and Strategy: From World War II to the War on Terrorism. New York: Routledge, 2006. 256 pp. $120.00.

Krebs, Ronald R. Fighting for Rights: Military Service and the Politics of Citizenship. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2006. 265 pp. $45.00.

Lewis, John Wilson, and Xue Litai. Imagined Enemies: China Prepares for Uncertain War. Palo Alto, Calif.: Stanford Univ. Press, 2006. 362 pp. $60.00.

Mandel, Robert. The Meaning of Military Victory. Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006. 190 pp. $49.95 ($19.95 paper).

Mauroni, Al. Where Are the WMDs? The Reality of Chem-Bio Threats on the Home Front and the Battlefront. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 360 pp. $28.95.

Moyar, Mark. Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006. 562 pp. $32.00.

Palmer, Dave R. George Washington and Benedict Arnold: A Tale of Two Patriots. Washington: Regnery Publishing, 2006. 412 pp. $29.95.

Peters, Ralph. Never Quit the Fight. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, 2006. 368 pp. $27.95.

Reinhart, Joseph R., ed. and trans. August Willich’s Gallant Dutchmen: Civil War Letters from the 32nd Indiana Infantry. Kent, Ohio: The Kent State Univ. Press, 2006. 262 pp. $35.00.

Ricks, Thomas. Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq. New York: Penguin Press, 2006. 496 pp. $27.95.

Rostker, Bernard. I Want You!: The Evolution of the All-Volunteer Force. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, 2006. 850 pp. $48.50 ($68.50 with DVD).

Sarris, Jonathan Dean. A Separate Civil War: Communities in Conflict in the Mountain South. Charlottesville: Univ. of Virginia Press, 2006. 256 pp. $55.00 ($22.50 paper).

Sathasivam, Kanishkan. Uneasy Neighbors: India, Pakistan, and US Foreign Policy. Brookfield, Vt.: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005. 208 pp. $94.95.

Schulzinger, Robert D. A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2006. 204 pp. $30.00.

Siewert, Jack R. Outpost Kelly: A Tanker’s Story. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006. 176 pp. $19.95 (paper).

Smith, Derek. Deterring America: Rogue States and the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction. New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006. 197 pp. $75.00 ($24.99 paper).

Solaro, Erin. Women in the Line of Fire: What You Should Know About Women in the Military. Emeryville, Calif.: Seal Press, 2006. 300 pp. $15.95 (paper).

Tanham, George K. Communist Revolutionary Warfare: From the Vietminh to the Viet Cong. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 152 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Tillman, Barrett. Heroes: U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients. New York: The Berkley Publishing Group, 2006. 273 pp. $26.95.

Trinquier, Roger. Modern Warfare: A French View of Counterinsurgency. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 120 pp. $29.95 (paper).

Valeriano, Napolean D., and Charles T. R. Bohannan. Counter-Guerrilla Operations. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006. 244 pp. $29.95 (paper).

von Hindenburg, Paul. The Great War. St. Paul, Minn.: MBI Publishing, 2006. 256 pp. $34.95.

Wiest, Andrew, ed. Rolling Thunder in a Gentle Land: The Vietnam War Revisited. New York: Osprey Publishing, 2006. 336 pp. $32.95.


Williams, Richard G., Jr. Stonewall Jackson: The Black Man’s Friend. Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland House Publishing, 2006. 223 pp. $20.95.

Wilson, Alyson G., Gregory D. Wilson, and David H. Olwell, eds. Statistical Methods in Counterterrorism: Game Theory, Modeling, Syndromic Surveillance, and Biometric Authentication. Dana Point, Calif.: Springer, 2006. 292 pp. $39.95 (paper).

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