H-Net academic announcements posted to the web 2013-08-16 - 2013-08-19

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Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2013 07:00:02 -0400

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Call for Nominations: Public History Awards (x-h-announce)

Title: Public History Awards Call for Nominations
   Date: 2013-12-01
   Description: The National Council on Public History awards
      recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians
      apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose of the
      award program is to promote professionalism and best practices
      among public historians and to raise awareness about their
      activities. ...
   Contact: rowes@iupui.edu

Historians of British Art Grad Student Travel Award (x-h-announce)

Title: THE HISTORIANS OF BRITISH ART GRADUATE STUDENTTRAVEL AWARD
   Date: 2013-09-15
   Description: The award is designated for a graduate student who
      will be presenting a paper on British art or visual culture at
      an academic conference in 2014. The award of $750 is intended
      to offset travel costs. Applicants must be current members of
      HBA. To apply, send a letter of request, a copy of the letter
      ...

THEN-HiER Graduate Student Projects Program/Programme (x-h-announce)

Title: THEN-HiER Graduate Student Projects Program/Programme
      THEN-HiER pour les projets des tudiants des cycles suprieurs
   Date: 2013-09-03
   Description: THEN/HiER supports projects related to history
      teaching and learning in Canada initiated, organized, and
      carried out by graduate students in history and history
      education. We will consider requests for support up to a
      maximum of $2,500. The next deadline for submissions is

Survey: History instructors' opinions about digital history projects

From: Erin Cassidy <ecassidy@shsu.edu>
 
** Apologies for cross-posting **

I am conducting a brief survey of History instructors' opinions concerning digital history projects and their appropriateness for use in undergraduate research. This 13-question survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. Participation is entirely voluntary and entirely anonymous; there are no direct risks or benefits from participating.
Author: 
Denise Natali
Reviewer: 
Daniel Spector

Spector on Natali, 'The Kurdish Quasi-State: Development and Dependency in Post-Gulf War Iraq'


Denise Natali. The Kurdish Quasi-State: Development and Dependency in Post-Gulf War Iraq. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2010. 186 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3217-7.

Reviewed by Daniel Spector
Published on H-War (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Thomas Rath
Reviewer: 
Irving Levinson

Levinson on Rath, 'Myths of Demilitarization in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1920-1960'


Thomas Rath. Myths of Demilitarization in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1920-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 272 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3928-7; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-3929-4.

Reviewed by Irving Levinson (History and Philosophy, University of Texas – Pan American)
Published on H-War (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Aida D. Donald
Reviewer: 
Autumn Lass

Lass on Donald, 'Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman'


Aida D. Donald. Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman. New York: Basic Books, 2012. xvi + 265 pp. $26.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03120-7.

Reviewed by Autumn Lass (Texas Tech)
Published on H-War (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

A Look Inside the Life of President Truman

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