H-Net This Week (June 3 - 9, 2016)

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Discussions, blogs, resources, and reviews from the past week on H-Net.

H-Net This Week ArchiveJune 3 - 9, 2016

Network News

The new H-Food-Studies seeks editors and contributors 

H-Diplo (@HDiplo) and H-Podcast (@HNetPodcast) are the latest H-Net networks on Twitter

H-Podcast discusses summer plans and the possibility of an H-Podcast Reviews Program

 


Discussions

H-Midwest's second roundtable, Diversity in Midwest Studies is open for discussion

H-Nationalism shares a friendly exchange on gender and nationalism by Jill Vickers and Alexander Maxwell

H-PRC subscriber reports from the archive on terminological inconsistency in official writings

H-War continues discussion on the lost art of editing

H-War analyzes military history's place in history journals and Soviet treatment of German POWs

More from H-Asia on research visas to India

H-Buddhism discusses the consciousness-only debate on idealism

H-Empire suggests accommodations near the British National Archives in Kew

H-Canada shares LA Times op-ed in defense of the history major


Queries

H-Judaic asks fellow scholars for help finding primary documents on Canadian Jewish ethical wills

H-Buddhism seeks source of story about meditating in a beautifully painted cave

H-PRC query about the family of writer Qiu Ran

H-World query on teaching the pre-Islamic past in Islamic countries in the Middle East

H-West seeks sources on Jacksonian plans for All-Indian state west of the Mississippi at time of removal

H-War asks who's behind Global Firepower website

H-Judaic language query on Greek origin of word in the Mishnah 

H-Law seeks sources on pre-execution detention for new project on death row experience in global perspective

H-Russia seeks online collections of Russian laws from late Imperial and Provisional Government periods

H-OralHist query for work using content analysis with oral histories

H-Buddhism asks about interrelation of early medieval Eastern India and Tibet

H-War seeks sources for course on U.S. military presence in Asia 1945-present

H-Buddhism inquires about social context of lapis lazuli vases in 17th-18th century Japan

 


Resources

H-PRC's latest Document of the Month on Mao Badges

H-Slavery seeks contributions for syllabus database on slavery

H-HistBibl shares article on text mining and access at institutions with lesser financial resources

H-Islamart collector of Persian glass located in Canada offers research access

H-Kentucky shares online collection from rural Southern Appalachian settlement school


Blogs

H-Midwest's Badger Bulletin posts on Sid Boyum's Art: Community Collaboration at the Wisconsin Historical Society

H-Asia shares blog post on history and prospects of digital humanities research on Chinese historical and literary materials

Top picks in Imperial & Global History on H-Empire

H-PCAACA's Popular Culture Reviews blog reviews unReal and The Faith Diaries

H-Kentucky's latest finds (Madeline McDowell Breckinridge, Alice Lloyd, and a recipe for ham) on KY Woman Suffrage blog

H-High-S shares blog post from Harvard’s 2016 Think Tank on Global Education


News & Publication Roundups

Military History Digest on H-War

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Poland shares This Week in Pol-Int

H-World shares new titles in world history


Podcasts

Africa Past and Present: Photojournalism and the “Real Story of the Marikana Massacre” with Greg Marinovich on H-Africa

No Sounds are Forbidden: Synthetic Sound: The Second Electronic Music Revolution on H-Podcast

The Art of the Review: Art Criticism with Natasha Kurchanova on H-Podcast

H-Podcast shares 50 educational podcasts to check out


Remembrances

H-Asia remembers David Tod Roy, professor emeritus of Chinese literature at the University of Chicago

H-Buddhism remembers Eleanor Zelliot, pioneer in the study of Indian Dalits and the Ambedkar Buddhist movement

H-Judaic remembers Michael Feige, scholar of Israeli politics and culture at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv


Reviews and Network Publications

H-Diplo: ISSF forum on "Obama’s World: Judging His Foreign Policy Record"

H-Diplo: Roundtable on Deng Xiaoping: A Revolutionary Life

H-War: Nancy Traylor-Heard reviews They Called It the War Effort: Oral Histories from World War II Orange, Texas

H-War: Luke A. Reynolds reviews Bonaparte: 1769-1802

H-War: Budd Jones reviews They Called Them Soldier Boys: A Texas Infantry Regiment in World War I

H-War: Dustin J. Mack reviews Genghis Khan: His Conquests, His Empire, His Legacy

H-Diplo: Matthew Casey reviews Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

H-USA: Dale Moler reviews Little White Houses: How the Postwar Home Constructed Race in America

H-USA: Dale Moler reviews A Most Uncertain Crusade: The United States, the United Nations, and Human Rights, 1941-1953

H-USA: Jeanine Clark Bremer reviews Escaping into Nature: The Making of a Sportsman-Conservationist and Environmental Historian

H-Diplo: SungYong Lee reviews Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

H-Judaic: David Barr reviews Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature

H-Italy: Jennifer Cavalli reviews A Corresponding Renaissance: Letters Written by Italian Women, 1375-1650

H-SHGAPE: April Merleaux reviews Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism

JHistory: Gwyneth Mellinger reviews In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle

H-AmRel: John Young reviews The Evangelical Origins of the Living Constitution

H-1960s: Alex Sayf Cummings reviews Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

H-Afro-Am: Jennifer Mandel reviews Crescent City Girls: The Lives of Young Black Women in Segregated New Orleans

H-Italy: Pablo Gonzalez Tornel reviews Beyond Scylla and Charybdis: European Courts and Court Residences outside Habsburg and Valois/Bourbon Territories 1500-1700

H-Socialisms: Annemarie Sammartino reviews Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871-1914

H-Citizenship: Brittany Gilmer reviews States of Marriage: Gender, Justice, and Rights in Colonial Mali

H-Diplo: Article review of "Which Mirror Is ‘Truer’? Portrayal of the Vietnam War in Apocalypse Now and Cánh Đȍng Hoang"

H-SHEAR: David Silverman reviews The Life of William Apess, Pequot

JHistory: Garth Montgomery reviews Walter Benjamin and the Media: The Spectacle of Modernity


H-Net Commons Top Hits

Top review: Alex Sayf Cummings's review of Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility on H-1960s

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