H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of August 18 - 24, 2017)

Last Week's Roundup August 18 - 24, 2017

Network News

H-Low-Countries calls for book reviewers


Network Publications

H-Diplo ISSF Policy Series: Article review of Trump the Traditionalist: A Surprisingly Standard Foreign Policy

H-Celebration's latest photo essay: Five Mountains Festival in Central Java


H-Asia discusses Cambridge University Press content removal (and reinstatement) in PRC

H-World discusses public monuments at a global level

H-HistBibl shares article summary on links between academic research and commercial interests

H-Histsex subscriber responds to review of The Story of Sex: From Apes to Robots

H-Russia continues to discuss Russian Revolution outside Petrograd

H-Mideast-Medieval discusses Arabist-friendly reference managers

H-War responds to reviews of Air Power: A Global History and The Myth and Reality of German Warfare

H-Antisemitism subscriber shares article explaining the Left's turn against Israel

H-Scholar shares article on becoming an independent scholar

H-HistBibl shares article on reading analytics and reader privacy


H-Midwest subscriber inquires about research on hate groups in Ohio

H-War subscriber inquires about US munitions production in WWII

H-OralHist subscriber asks about others' experiences with oral history's recognition as a valid method in historical studies

H-Turk subscriber inquires about recently acquired Ottoman robe 

Research Resources

H-Asia shares Siddham online database of South Asian inscriptions

H-Buddhism shares conference program and epigraphical resources

H-Scholar shares article on open access, copyright, and licensing for humanists

H-DC shares OIS report of Department of General Services real estate mismanagement

H-Canada shares open access book Arcticness: Power and Voice from the North

H-Scholar shares updated network resource page

H-Business shares new archival sources for studying gambling

H-War shares papers from Second World War Research Group annual conference

H-War shares article series on Japanese air power in the inter-war years

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares History Communication syllabus


H-Midwest's latest Museums of Minnesota blog: Anoka County Historical Society: Crowdsourcing History

H-DC shares Streets of Washington blog post History of the Washington Arsenal

News & Publication Roundups

H-Democracy's latest Democracy in the News

H-Nationalism's latest Weekend Reading

H-AmIndian posts Articles of Interest for its subscribers


H-Canada shares latest War & Society podcast on human testing in the North

H-DC shares podcast by the White House Historical Association, The 1600 Sessions


H-Judaic remembers Leo Hershkowitz, expert on colonial New York Jewish history

H-War remembers Roger Spiller, military historian and theorist

H-Net Reviews

H-USA: Chrissie Szilagyi reviews Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity 

H-Diplo: David B. Mislan reviews A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order 

H-War: David A. Messenger reviews The Spanish Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War, 1936 

H-War: Edward Tenace reviews The Last Armada: Queen Elizabeth, Juan del Águila, and the 100-Day Spanish Invasion of England 

H-War: Bradley Cesario reviews German Propaganda and U.S. Neutrality in World War I 

H-Diplo: Eunsook Jung reviews Is Islam an Enemy of the West? 

H-German: Michelle Mouton reviews Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule 

H-FedHist: Christopher McCune reviews The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites 

H-FedHist: Elwood D. Watson reviews The Riot Report and the News: How the Kerner Commission Changed Media Coverage of Black America 

H-Socialisms: Michelle E. O'Brien reviews Warped: Gay Normality and Queer Anti-Capitalism 

H-Levant: Rania Said reviews Feminism and Avant-Garde Aesthetics in the Levantine Novel 

H-Japan: E. T. Atkins reviews The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music after Fukushima 

H-Disability: José Martinez-Pérez reviews Selling Science: Polio and the Promise of Gamma Globulin 

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Laura Kelly reviews Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century 

H-Net Commons Top Hits

Most Viewed Page: H-German Syllabus Database

Top Discussion: H-Asia discussion on Cambridge UP accepting censorship of academic content in PRC

Top Review: Stanislao G. Pugliese's 1999 review of The Italian Guillotine: Operation Clean Hands and the Overthrow of Italy's First Republic for H-Italy

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