H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of June 29 - July 5, 2018)

Last Week's Roundup June 29 - July 5, 2018

Network News

H-Judaic recruiting new book review editor

Network Publications


  • Article review of “Socialism, Capitalism and Sino-European Relations in the Deng Xiaoping Era"
  • ISSF policy series: Stalin, Trump, and the Politics of Narcissism: A Response to Rose McDermott’s “The Nature of Narcissism”; Response
  • ISSF policy series: Canada and Donald Trump: A Midterm Reality Check
  • Roundtable on The Battle for the Catholic Past in Germany, 1945-1980
  • Article review on “Nuclear Weapons, Coercive Diplomacy and the Vietnam War”
  • ISSF policy series: Authentic Trump versus the Trump Administration: Donald Trump as Foreign Policy Disrupter
  • Commentary on Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
  • ISSF article review of “Is International Relations a Global Discipline? Hegemony, Insularity, and Diversity in the Field”


H-War continues discussion potential end of military history at Army Command and General Staff College

H-Luso-Africa discusses delegate from Portuguese African colonies at socialist conferences

H-EarlySlavic shares information about Russian written in Uyghur script in 15th-century document

H-Scholar shares news of MLA selling exclusive bibliography rights to EBSCO

H-World shares wealth of links to debate on AP world history changes


H-OralHist query about IRB review

H-Judaic seeks responsum on plastic water bottles

H-Judaic seeks sources on Kol Bo Herem ceremony

H-Buddhism query about Buddhism and the paranormal

H-War seeks guidance on listing military service on academic cv

Research Resources

H-Scholar shares link to Zotero supplement, ZoteroBib

H-New-Jersey shares directory of digitized historic NJ newspapers

H-Slavery shares online exhibit on previously anonymous slave narrative

H-HOAC shares latest trove of digitized FBI files

H-Education shares its archive of History of Education Research in Current Periodicals roundups

Teaching Resources

H-World shares links to debate on AP world history changes

H-War query yields advice on military service and academic cv


H-War Hand Grenade of the Month, Revolution-ary Problems

H-Empire shares Imperial & Global forum roundtable entries on science fiction and imperial history:

News & Publication Roundups

H-Eugenics' recent publications roundup

H-ANZAU's recent publications roundup 



H-Amstdy shares New Books in American Studies interview with Jacqueline Jones, author of Goddess of Anarchy: The Life and Times of Lucy Parsons, American Radical

H-ANZAU shares recent episodes of New Books in Australian and New Zealand Studies

H-Canada shares new Champlain Society podcast episodes: The Origins of the Security State and Canada Day Special: Canada’s Incomplete Conquests

H-Podcast shares episode of Somatic Podcast: The Olympics in Putin's Russia


H-Judaic remembers Ada Yardeni, scholar of Hebrew paleography and artist

H-Net Reviews

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Charles Weiss reviews Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies

H-War: Jon Ault reviews The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution

H-War: Derrick J. Angermeier reviews Hitler's Soldiers: The German Army in the Third Reich

H-War: Edgar F. Raines reviews No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War

H-AfrArts: Pamela Allara reviews William Kentridge: Process as Metaphor and Other Doubtful Enterprises

H-Diplo: David Fowler reviews Backpack Ambassadors: How Youth Travel Integrated Europe

H-Diplo: Jeffrey Stanley reviews Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It

H-Histsex: Kate Davison reviews Hoover's War on Gays: Exposing the FBI's "Sex Deviates" Program

H-Poland: Jadwiga Biskupska reviews A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War and Elusive Alliance: The German Occupation of Poland in World War I

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Dagomar DeGroot reviews Black Holes: A Very Short Introduction and Moons: A Very Short Introduction

H-Poland: Łukasz Jasiński reviews Recovered Territory: A German-Polish Conflict over Land and Culture, 1919-1989

H-Music: John Butt reviews Tears into Wine: J. S. Bach's Cantata 21 in its Musical and Theological Contexts

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Karin Bijsterveld reviews The Age of Noise in Britain: Hearing Modernity

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Mark Giordano reviews The Politics of Innovation: Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

H-Disability: Shu Wan reviews Mental Health in China: Change, Tradition and Therapeutic Governance

H-Disability: Pauline Guerin reviews Adventures of a Deaf-Mute and Other Short Pieces

JHistory: Padraig Lawlor reviews Imagined Spiritual Communities in Britain’s Age of Print

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Buddhism's Journals for Buddhist Studies listings

Top Discussion: H-Diplo commentary on Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and Progress

Top Review: Alp Eren Topal's review of The Formation of Turkish Republicanism for H-Ideas

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