ANN: Media Portrayals of Refugees, Displaced, Forced Migration to/within Lebanon from the End of the Ottoman Empire to the Present

RE: Media portrayals of refugees, displaced, forced migration to/within Lebanon from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present


David L. Parsons
Gary Sprayberry

Sprayberry on Parsons, 'Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era'

David L. Parsons. Dangerous Grounds: Antiwar Coffeehouses and Military Dissent in the Vietnam Era. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 176 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3202-5.

Reviewed by Gary Sprayberry (Columbus State University) Published on H-1960s (August, 2018) Commissioned by Zachary J. Lechner (Thomas Nelson Community College)

New book - Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History

Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History
By Nur Masalha

Published 15 August 2018.

  • The first book to fully span the country’s millennia-old history.
  • Draws on the latest archaeological evidence as well as an impressive range of documentary sources.

This rich and magisterial work traces Palestine's millennia-old heritage, uncovering cultures and societies of astounding depth and complexity that stretch back to the very beginnings of recorded history. 

Announcement: ASLH voting is now open through September 22.

ASLH Elections are underway now through September 22. If you are a member of the society, you should receive today or tomorrow (August 21 or 22) a ballot for the election from VoteNow, the organization that conducts our elections. If you have not received it, please check your spam folder first.

Heather Sharkey
Jessica Marglin

Marglin on Sharkey, 'A History of Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the Middle East'

Heather Sharkey. A History of Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the Middle East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 394 pp. $31.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-18687-2.

Reviewed by Jessica Marglin (University of Southern California) Published on H-Judaic (August, 2018) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)

Position, Lector in Japanese, Yale University

For details, see

ale University, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, seeks a Lector in Japanese language, start date July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022. This is a 3-year full-time appointment with multi-year renewal contingent on excellent performance and sufficient enrollments.


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