Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Highlighting New Pubs & Discussions on Networks
for the week of January 13-19, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research seeking BISR Philly Faculty

The Brooklyn Institute for Social Research seeks scholars who are interested in becoming part of an interdisciplinary research and teaching institution to design and teach rigorous seminar-style courses to adult students in various locations throughout Philadelphia. “BISR Philly” is currently seeking applicants with expertise in the following areas:

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What's New For Teachers

"The Suffragists had the Town"

KY Woman Suffrage

During the last decade of the fight for voting rights, many suffragists embraced public protests, and suffrage parades and other types of demonstrations became more common.  Kentucky’s first suffrage parade (which the Kentucky Equal Rights Association claimed was the first in the South) was held in Louisville in 1913 and was followed in succeeding years by parades in other cities.

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Recent Calls for Papers

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Recent Items For Scholars

Query: Purpose-built dwellings, flats and hotels for single working women, c1850-1920

Dear List,

I am working on a comparative study of purpose-built dwellings, flats and hotels for single working women during c1850-1920 in the USA and Britain.  The buildings constructed fall into two general categories, “moral homes” for young, single working class women, and flats or residential hotels for middle-class women who identify themselves as “professional” or “business” women. 

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Author: 
Matteo Al Kalak
Reviewer: 
Andrew Drenas

Drenas on Al Kalak, 'Il riformatore dimenticato: Egidio Foscarari tra Inquisizione, concilio e governo pastorale (1512-1564)'


Matteo Al Kalak. Il riformatore dimenticato: Egidio Foscarari tra Inquisizione, concilio e governo pastorale (1512-1564). Bologna: il Mulino, 2016. 270 pp. EUR 24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-88-15-26092-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Drenas (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
Published on H-Italy (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Matt Vester

Author: 
Marc B. Shapiro
Reviewer: 
Zev Eleff

Eleff on Shapiro, 'Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History'


Marc B. Shapiro. Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History. Oxford: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2015. 364 pp.. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-904113-60-7.

Reviewed by Zev Eleff (Hebrew Theological College)
Published on H-Judaic (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Katja Vehlow

Author: 
Emeric Bergeaud
Reviewer: 
Nathan Dize

Dize on Bergeaud, 'Stella: A Novel of the Haitian Revolution'


Emeric Bergeaud. Stella: A Novel of the Haitian Revolution. Edited by Lesely S. Curtis and Christen Mucher. New York: New York University Press, 2015. xxxviii + 195 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-9240-2.

Reviewed by Nathan Dize (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Haiti (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Grégory Pierrot

Author: 
Waltraud Ernst, ed.
Reviewer: 
Amanda Haislip

Haislip on Ernst, 'Work, Psychiatry and Society, c. 1750-2015'


Waltraud Ernst, ed. Work, Psychiatry and Society, c. 1750-2015. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 392 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9769-0.

Reviewed by Amanda Haislip (Michigan State University)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Micki McElya
Reviewer: 
Katie Thompson

Thompson on McElya, 'The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery'


Micki McElya. The Politics of Mourning: Death and Honor in Arlington National Cemetery. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. 416 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73724-2.

Reviewed by Katie Thompson (West Virginia University)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
John F. Wukovits
Reviewer: 
Derek Mallett

Mallett on Wukovits, 'Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack'


John F. Wukovits. Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. xvii + 296 pp. $25.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-82324-4.

Reviewed by Derek Mallett (U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Gordon, Georgia)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Emily Conroy-Krutz
Reviewer: 
Timothy C. Hemmis

Hemmis on Conroy-Krutz, 'Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic'


Emily Conroy-Krutz. Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5353-3.

Reviewed by Timothy C. Hemmis (Spring Hill College)
Published on H-War (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Catherine McArdle Kelleher, Peter Dombrowski, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pavel Podvig

Podvig on Kelleher and Dombrowski, 'Regional Missile Defense from a Global Perspective'


Catherine McArdle Kelleher, Peter Dombrowski, eds. Regional Missile Defense from a Global Perspective. Stanford Security Studies Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 328 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9635-4; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9064-2.

Reviewed by Pavel Podvig (United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
James Alexander Dun
Reviewer: 
Wendy W. Schirmer

Schirmer on James Alexander Dun, 'Dangerous Neighbors: Making the Haitian Revolution in Early America'


James Alexander Dun. Dangerous Neighbors: Making the Haitian Revolution in Early America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 384 pp. $36.80 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4831-9.

Reviewed by Wendy W. Schirmer (McNeil Center for Early American Studies)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Dale L. Hutchinson
Reviewer: 
Erica Charters

Charters on Hutchinson, 'Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America'


Dale L. Hutchinson. Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 304 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6269-3.

Reviewed by Erica Charters (University of Oxford)
Published on H-Environment (January, 2017)
Commissioned by David T. Benac

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