Book Reviews

If you are interested in writing a book review for the CDA Institute, please contact Dr. Craig Leslie Mantle, Director of Research & Senior Editor, craig.mantle@cdainstitute.ca. The CDA Institute also welcomes reviews of books not listed here that are relevant to the historical and contemporary discussion of Canadian security and defence broadly interpreted.  Although the selection is somewhat limited at the moment, more books will be added as they become available. Check back often and happy reading!

 

Books Available for Review

 

Mental Health

  • Adam Montgomery, The Invisible Injured – Psychological Trauma in the Canadian Military from the First World War to Afghanistan (McGill-Queen’s, 2017).
  • Allister MacIntyre, Daniel Lagacé-Roy and Douglas R. Lindsay, Global Views on Military Stress and Resilience (Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2017).
  • Meghan Fitzpatrick, Invisible Scars – Mental Trauma and the Korean War (Canadian Studies in Military History: UBC Press in association with the Canadian War Museum, 2017).

 

Contemporary Affairs

  • Alexandra Kerr and Michael Miklaucic, eds., Effective, Legitimate, Secure – Insights for Defense Institution Building (Washington, D.C.: Center for Complex Operations, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, 2017).

 

Military History

  • Patrick M. Dennis, Reluctant Warriors – Canadian Conscripts and the Great War (Canadian Studies in Military History: UBC Press in association with the Canadian War Museum, 2017).
  • Geoffrey Hayes, Crerar’s Lieutenants – Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45 (Canadian Studies in Military History: UBC Press in association with the Canadian War Museum, 2017)
  • Murtagh, LCol (Ret’d) A.J. and Maj (Ret’d) A.W. Kendall, The History of the RCAF Sentry Dog Program, 1963–1972 (Burnstown Publishing, 2017) — [e-copy only]

 

Books Currently Under Review

  • Nigel Cave, Beaumont Hamel – Newfoundland Park (Flanker Press, 2016).
  • LCol Daniel J. Watola and Allister MacIntyre, Technology and Leadership: International Perspectives (Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2017).
  • Frances Ennis and Bob Wakeham, eds., I Remain Your Loving Son – Intimate Stories of Beaumont-Hamel (Flanker Press, 2017).

 

Archive

Critique de livre no. 4 – Battiss sur Haaland and Petersson, eds., NATO’s European Allies: Military Capability and Political Will

Critique de livre no. 3 – Battiss sur Yost, NATO’s Balancing Act

Book Review No. 2 – Kasurak of Maas, The Price of Alliance – The Politics and Procurement of Leopard Tanks for Canada’s NATO Brigade

Book Review No. 1 – Qaiser of Hanif, A Case of Exploding Mangoes

 

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