Below is a list of curated book reviews by Christopher Deliso, provided in reverse chronological order.
In some cases, owing to publisher’s paywalls, it is impossible to provide free access to the specific reviews. In such cases, in addition to the linked official publication pages of the review in question, there will also be dedicated links within this website to summaries or other discussions of the books in question, so that the readers can better appreciate the texts if they are not subscribers to specific publications that hold the copyright. Hopefully readers will understand that, given the realities of contemporary publishing, this is the best solution for all parties.
- Florin Leonte, Imperial Visions of Late Byzantium: Manuel II Palaiologos and Rhetoric in Purple. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020. Pp. 34. Review published in Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 46, issue 2, October 202.
Read summary of review here.
- Edward J. Erickson and Mesut Uyar, Phase Line Attila: The Amphibious Campaign for Cyprus, 1974, US Marine Corps Press, 2020. Review published in the Naval War College Review: Vol. 75: No. 3, Article 9.
- Panos Sophoulis, Banditry in the Medieval Balkans, 800-1500, Springer (2020). Review published in the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies’ Bulletin of Byzantine British Studies (March, 2021).
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- Reginald Hibbert, Somewhere Near to History: The Wartime Diaries of Reginald Hibbert, SOE Officer in Albania, 1943-1944, Edited by Jane Nicolov Signal Books, 2020. Reviewed in The RUSI Journal, Vol. 165 issue 7.
Read more about the review here.