New Book by Dr. Gene Smith

Congratulations to Dr. Gene Smith on the publication of his new book, In Harm’s Way, co-authored with David Coffey and Kyle Longley. In Harm’s Way: A History of the American Military Experience offers a fast-paced, highly readable synthesis of modern scholarship on every era of the nation’s experience in war. The authors offer a comprehensive, accurate, and nuanced account of the subject. Covering air, land, and sea power, the book provides a narrative synthesis and analysis of America’s wars and military policies from colonial times to the twenty-first century. The book was published by Oxford University Press.

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Gene Smith is Professor of History and Director of the Center for Texas Studies at Texas Christian University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses on early American history. He is also the president of the North American Society for Oceanic History and the treasurer for the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic.