Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of July 14 - 20, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

JOBS> H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Buddhism: 17 July - 24 July

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17 July 2017 to 24 July 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Buddhism.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
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Author: 
Diana L. Ahmad
Reviewer: 
Jane Flynn

Flynn on Ahmad, 'Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840–1869'


Diana L. Ahmad. Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840–1869. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2016. 144 pp. $31.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87417-997-2.

Reviewed by Jane Flynn (University of Derby)
Published on H-Animal (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Zoei Sutton

Author: 
Julia O'Connell Davidson
Reviewer: 
Whitney Stewart

Stewart on Davidson, 'Modern Slavery: The Margins of Freedom'


Julia O'Connell Davidson. Modern Slavery: The Margins of Freedom. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. x + 250 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29727-3.

Reviewed by Whitney Stewart (University of Texas at Dallas)
Published on H-Slavery (July, 2017)
Commissioned by David M. Prior

Author: 
Jeffrey A. Engel, ed.
Reviewer: 
Richard F. Hamm

Hamm on Engel, 'The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea'


Jeffrey A. Engel, ed. The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 248 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937621-6.

Reviewed by Richard F. Hamm (University at Albany, SUNY)
Published on H-FedHist (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

Author: 
DeWitt C. Poole
Reviewer: 
William B. Whisenhunt

Whisenhunt on Poole, 'An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia'


DeWitt C. Poole. An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia. Edited by Lorraine M. Lees and William S. Rodner. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 332 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-30224-5.

Reviewed by William B. Whisenhunt (College of DuPage)
Published on H-Russia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Eva M. Stolberg

American Official Recalls Experience of Bolshevik Revolution

Author: 
Douglas Egerton
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey Jensen

Jensen on Egerton, 'Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America'


Douglas Egerton. Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America. New York: Basic Books, 2016. 448 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-09664-0.

Reviewed by Geoffrey Jensen (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, College of Security and Intelligence Studies)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Philip Levy
Reviewer: 
Lindsay Chervinsky

Chervinsky on Levy, 'George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape'


Philip Levy. George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2015. 224 pp. $22.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-940425-90-0.

Reviewed by Lindsay Chervinsky (University of California, Davis)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Gaurav Desai
Reviewer: 
Deeptanil Ray

Ray on Desai, 'Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination'


Gaurav Desai. Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. 352 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16454-2.

Reviewed by Deeptanil Ray (Sree Chaitanya College, West Bengal)
Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

Commerce and Imagination

Author: 
Julian Gewirtz
Reviewer: 
Hiroki Takeuchi

Takeuchi on Gewirtz, 'Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China'


Julian Gewirtz. Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-97113-4.

Reviewed by Hiroki Takeuchi (Southern Methodist University)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Reformers and Internationalists Are Likely Partners

Author: 
Ōmi Toshihiro
Reviewer: 
Galen Amstutz

Amstutz on Fumiaki, 'Kindai Bukkyō to seinen: Chikazumi Jōkan to sono jidai' and Ōmi Toshihiro, 'Kindai Bukkyō no naka no Shinshū: Chikazumi Jōkan to kyūdōshatachi'


Iwata Fumiaki. Kindai Bukkyō to seinen: Chikazumi Jōkan to sono jidai. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2014. 332 pp. JPY 3,600 (cloth), ISBN 978-4-00-025988-0.Ōmi Toshihiro. Kindai Bukkyō no naka no Shinshū: Chikazumi Jōkan to kyūdōshatachi. Kyoto: Hōzōkan, 2014. 230 pp. JPY 3,000 (cloth), ISBN 978-4-8318-6043-9.

Author: 
Lewis L. Gould
Reviewer: 
Brian Kennedy

Kennedy on Gould, 'The First Modern Clash over Federal Power: Wilson versus Hughes in the Presidential Election of 1916'


Lewis L. Gould. The First Modern Clash over Federal Power: Wilson versus Hughes in the Presidential Election of 1916. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. xiv + 178 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2280-1.

Reviewed by Brian Kennedy (University of Hertfordshire)
Published on H-USA (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Donna Sinclair

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