New: A Dragon’s Head and a Serpent’s Tail: Ming China and the First Great East Asian War, 1592-1598
The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon by Jeremy Black
It’s always a pleasure to receive a book about military history that’s a bit outside of my primary focus because invariably I learn something that informs my study. The good folks at the University of Oklahoma Press sent me a review copy of a new book by Kenneth M. Swope, A Dragon’s Head and a […]
Jayhawkers: The Civil War Brigade of James Henry Lane
The good folks at the University of Oklahoma Press forwarded a review copy of Jeremy Black’s new book, The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon. [Click the title for full story.]
I live on the borders of Missouri and Kansas so confess some considerable fascination with both Jim Lane and the evolution of war in the towns and farmlands of this part of the Western theater.