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CROSS-POSTED REVIEW: H-Net Review [H-German]: Jaskot on Kitchen, 'Speer: Hitler's Architect'

Martin Kitchen.  Speer: Hitler's Architect.  New Haven  Yale
University Press, 2015.  xii + 442 pp.  $37.50 (cloth), ISBN
978-0-300-19044-1.

Reviewed by Paul B. Jaskot (Depaul University)
Published on H-German (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-War: 29 January - 5 February


The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
29 January 2018 to  5 February 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-War.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide,
write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

 

HOLOCAUST, GENOCIDE, AND MEMORY STUDIES

Re: Reilly on Weintraub, 'A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War'

If this volume has neglected the period and phase of US front movement into positions of North Korea somewhere south of the Chinese border with NK and the hazards arising from McArthur's risks, approaching the Chinese border, then the volume may have done a large disservice to telling the story and history to US failure in North Korea; thus ended in the stalemate still existing to this time.

CROSS-POSTED REVIEW: H-Net Review [H-Diplo]: Selden on Grygiel and Mitchell, 'The Unquiet Frontier: Rising Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power'

Jakub J. Grygiel, A. Wess Mitchell.  The Unquiet Frontier: Rising
Rivals, Vulnerable Allies, and the Crisis of American Power.
Princeton  Princeton University Press, 2016.  240 pp/.  $29.95
(cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16375-8.

Reviewed by Zachary Selden (University of Florida)
Published on H-Diplo (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

CROSS-POSTED REVIEW: Bryn Mawr Classical Review 2016.11.32 Kemezis on Welch, Appian's Roman History: Empire and Civil War

"Kathryn Welch (ed.), Appian's Roman History: Empire and Civil War. Roman culture in an age of civil war.   Swansea:  Classical Press of Wales, 2015.  Pp. xxvi, 326.  ISBN 9781910589007.  $100.00.   

Reviewed by Adam Kemezis, University of Alberta (kemezis@ualberta.ca)
[Authors and titles are listed at the end of the review.]

Re: Handgrenade of the Month February 2018

Coming together in groups dilutes fear, correlating also with a person's natural desire to appear courageous and resolute in a group of peers and in the presence of those in higher authority. By the time groups coalesce into states or sub-state entities fear is ever more an abstraction for those in authority. Just speculation, of course.

Call for Applications: The Open Research Laboratory at Illinois / The Summer Research Laboratory

For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the Summer Research Laboratory again this coming year, from June 11 to August 3, 2018. In addition, we are piloting a new program for scholars interested in visiting our campus during the academic year, from November 2017 to May 2018, called the Open Research Laboratory.

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