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New Online Exhibition: The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In


The Fellows at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, in partnership with the Penn Libraries, have just launched their 2019-20 fellowship year web exhibition entitled: "The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In."  To view the exhibition go to: .

"Unladylike2020: The Changemakers" Airing on PBS 7/10

Dear H-SHGAPE Subscribers

You may be interested in an upcoming special on PBS American Masters that is airing this Friday (7/10) at 9PM. The program, Unladylike2020, features 26 women, 5 of whom represent the GAPE. Our own Nancy Unger provides commentary on Jeannette Rankin. 

You can find more information about how to access the special below:

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 29 June - 6 July

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
29 June 2020 to  6 July 2020.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.


H-Net Reviews for June 29 - July 6, 2020

The following reviews were posted to the H-Net Commons between 29 Jun 2020 and 06 Jul 2020.

Reviewed for H-War by Andy Forney: Trautsch, Jasper M.  The Genesis of America: US Foreign Policy and the Formation of National Identity, 1793-1815.  New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.  328 pp.  $49.99, ISBN 978-1-108-42824-8.
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International Relations Virtual Forum

As the health crisis proves that national blueprints are of little use in the face of a pandemic that does not understand borders, we have launched a digital platform that aspires to be a meeting place for the exchange of ideas. In this forum, we will discuss topics in history, international relations, political science, sociology, etc.

TOC The Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (BMFEA), vol. 79/80

Dear Colleagues, 

After a long delay, volume 79/80 of The Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (BMFEA) has been published, and contains the following articles.

The Pitfalls of Second-hand Information: On the Traditionalist Dogma in Chinese Excavation Reports. Armin Selbitschka. 

Han Views of the Qin Legacy and the Late Western Han “Classical Turn.” Michael Nylan.

Self-inscriptions: On Textual Figuration in Sima Qian and Ban Gu. Dinu Luca.

A Layer of Old Chinese Readings in the Old Zhuang Script. David Holm.

Re: Father of the US Navy?

Sounds like the US Navy had many fathers over the first few decades of American independence. But I'll go a bit further with regard to Thomas Jefferson -- he was worse than a "land-lubber," he was an epic cheapskate when it came to funding for national defense. His "Jeffersonian Republican" followers were just as bad: during the War of 1812 they dominated Congress, and were very enthusiastic about going to war with Great Britain but amazingly reluctant to pay for it.

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-50 on Weitz. A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation States

H-Diplo Roundtable XXI-50

Eric Weitz.  A World Divided: The Global Struggle for Human Rights in the Age of Nation States.  Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2019.  ISBN:  9780691145440 ($35.00/£30.00).

6 July 2020 |
Editor: Diane Labrosse | Commissioning Editor and Chair: Sarah B. Snyder | Production Editor: George Fujii



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