H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of March 30 - April 5, 2018)

Last Week's RoundupMarch 30 - April 5, 2018

Network News

H-Net's Executive Director Peter Knupfer shares message on H-Net's 25 Year Celebration

#HNet25 Crossroads is sharing treasures from 25 years of H-Net's listserv logs

Network Publications


  • Article review of “To Catch a Tiger by Its Toe: The U.S.-Japan Security Treaty, Moral Re-Armament, and Cold War Orientalism”
  • Roundtable on Evidence for Hope: Making Human Rights Work in the 21st Century
  • Article review of “Neutralizing Indochina: The 1954 Geneva Conference and China’s Efforts to Isolate the United States”
  • ISSF policy series Beyond Cyber-Threats: The Technopolitics of Vulnerability
  • Article review of “A Nation of Outposts: Forts, Factories, Bases, and the Making of American Power”

H-Kentucky: Celebrating UKy’s First Women - up to 1920


    H-SHGAPE's Question of the Week: GAPE Fiction

    H-SHGAPE continues to discuss time period labels

    H-SHEAR dips into its logs, shares roundtable and discussion of new narrative history

    H-Scholar shares article on FBI arrests for intellectual property theft and report on forms of open access

    H-World continues to discuss when classroom material becomes political

    H-Rural seeks opinions, discussion of two landmark theories of agricultural growth

    H-Italy shares linguistic news on proto-Romance manuscript


    H-Asia requests information on classical and literary Chinese curriculum in North America

    H-Russia posts 19th century financial historian's query on Moscow Discount Bank

    H-Childhood seeks resources on childhood in 19th-, early 20th-century Germany

    H-Childhood seeks information about colonial-era orphanages in 19th-, 20th-century South Asia

    H-Turk request for scans from Suleymaniye Library

    H-Catholic seeks secondary sources on modernization of Papal States in 1860s-1870s

    H-Levant user seeks Italian-English translator

    H-Childhood seeks bibliography of rural childhood

    Research Resources

    H-Peace compiles roundup of peace museums

    H-HistBibl shares annotated bibliography of digital scholarship in libraries

    H-Buddhism shares DDB/CJKV-E update report

    H-Haiti shares essay on Spain's Black Auxiliaries officer Lesec

    H-Slavery adds links to digital projects:

    H-Canada shares Special Joint Committee on the Constitution

    H-HistBibl shares research decluttering app

    H-NC shares Going Viral, website about 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic


    H-War's latest Hand Grenade of the Month: Korea, Historically Troublesome?

    JHistory shares News for the Capital and the Nation: Politics and Washington’s Daily Newspapers

    News & Publication Roundups

    H-War's Military History Digest

    H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

    H-AfroAm's news items of interest

    H-Disability's current journal articles

    H-Borderlands' Book Channel publications

    H-Luso-Africa's recent publications on Lusophone Africa



    H-Canada shares Witness to Yesterday - The Universe of John Plaskett, Astronomer


    H-Minerva remembers women who died during April while in US armed services

    H-Japan remembers Michael Cooper, scholar of pre-modern Japanese history 

    H-Net Reviews

    H-AMCA: Rebecca Wolff reviews Assuming Boycott: Resistance, Agency, and Cultural Production

    H-War: Zoe Rose Buonaiuto reviews Omar Nelson Bradley: America's GI General

    H-War: Gregory Moore reviews America's Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State

    H-War: James E. Platte reviews To Kill Nations: American Strategy in the Air-Atomic Age and the Rise of Mutually Assured Destruction

    H-Diplo: Norman J. W. Gorda reviews Our Germans: Project Paperclip and the National Security State

    H-German: Robbie Aitken reviews Remapping Black Germany: New Perspectives on Afro-German History, Politics, and Culture

    H-FedHist: David Jamison reviews Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves

    H-Music: Bell Yung reviews The Rise of Cantonese Opera

    H-SHERA: Alla Myzelev reviews Material Culture in Russia and the USSR Things, Values, Identities

    H-Socialisms: Faisal Chaudhry reviews Uprising of the Fools: Pilgrimage as Moral Protest in Contemporary India

    H-Sci-Med-Tech: Francesca Bray reviews The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture

    H-Sci-Med-Tech: Boris Jardine reviews Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

    H-Net Commons Top Hits:

    This info is compiled from Google Analytics by the editor of HNTW on Friday, based on the previous Friday-Thursday.

    Most Viewed Page: H-Ideas discussion logs on Nihilism, Existentialism, and Christianity

    Top Discussion: H-SHGAPE's Question of the Week on labels "Gilded Age" and the "Progressive Era"

    Top Review: Janet Nelson's 2009 review of The Political Thought of King Alfred the Great for H-Albion

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