I have now learned that the AHR review was written by Peter Wilson, one of the foremost scholars on the period. I have also been able to read the rest of the review, and I can say that Professor Wilson understands my arguments and summarizes them admirably. It is a very good review (in the sense of conveying what the book is about).
Archive for June, 2015
It took nearly two years, but a review of my book “Westphalia: The Last Christian Peace” has finally appeared in a scholarly journal. The link will only take you to the first page of the review unless you are subscribed to the American Historical Review, which I am not. However, since it says the book fills a gap “admirably” and describes it as “important,” I’m happy. I wonder if the other dozen journals that received review copies will start coming out with reviews now? Perhaps two years is about the time it takes a scholarly journal to publish a review.