James Sheehan, professor of history emeritus at Stanford, is the author of German History, 1770-1866, and many other books.
In the LRB Archive:
- The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917-23 by Robert Gerwarth
- The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914 by Richard J. Evans
- Frederick the Great: King of Prussia by Tim Blanning
- The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science by Andrea Wulf