H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of October 26 - November 1, 2018)

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Network News

H-CivWar calls for book reviewers for new reviews program

H-SHGAPE seeks bloggers on topics in Gilded Age & Progressive era

H-Poland solicits member publications

HNet25 Crossroads updates Mining the H-Net Logs project

H-SHEAR thanks H-Net sponsor Readex

Network Publications


  • Article review on “The Making of an ‘All Weather Friendship’ Pakistan, China and the History of a Border Agreement: 1949-1963”
  • Roundtable of Catholic Modern: The Challenge of Totalitarianism and the Remaking of the Church
  • Review essay on Melvin Laird and the Foundation of the Post-Vietnam Military, 1969-1973
  • Roundtable of Oil Revolution: Anticolonial Elites, Sovereign Rights, and the Economic Culture of Decolonization
  • Article review on “China and Albania: the Cultural Revolution and Cold War Relations”
  • Policy forum on 2018 Italian election
  • Article review on “Peripheral Players? German Colonial Interests, the Press, and the Spirit of Locarno”

H-Nutrition's newest What Should I Eat? Why? series essay: The Influence of a Food Editor


H-Ideas recommends special journal issue on anti-Semitism

H-Scholar shares article on "mirror journals"

H-HistBibl shares articles on university presses and digital sales to libraries and user behavior and academic e-books

H-Histbibl shares interview about data mining using HathiTrust collection

H-New-Jersey shares exhibition on race relations and Morris County, NJ


H-LatAm subscriber seeks research assistant for archival research in Mexico City

H-Holocaust asks for help locating recent publications on Oscar Groening

H-Mediterranean seeks information about Ottoman kebin and Spanish Emancibado or Casado de Media Carta

Gender Hub seeks resources for social studies and science and technology studies course

H-OralHist seeks suggestions on sharing interview material with interviewees and updating recording devices

Research Resources




H-War shares post marking WWI centenary


News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Eugenics's recent publications



H-Africa shares latest episode of Africa Past and Present rethinking African humanities

H-Net Reviews

H-War: Patrick Wilz reviews Becoming the Story: War Correspondents since 9/11

H-War: Carrie A. Lee reviews Forward with Patton: The World War II Diary of Colonel Robert S. Allen

H-War: Timothy Bowman reviews Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750

JHistory: Eric Walls reviews Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960

JHistory: Justin Patrick reviews The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

H-Diplo: Andreas Behnke reviews Kant's International Relations: The Political Theology of Perpetual Peace

H-Socialisms: Nicolas Lepine reviews Reassessing the Transnational Turn: Scales of Analysis in Anarchist and Syndicalist Studies

H-LatAm: Barry M. Robinson reviews Who Should Rule? Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

H-Judaic: Bjorn Krondorfer reviews Jewish Masculinity in the Holocaust: Between Destruction and Construction

H-FedHist: Christopher Kelley reviews Permanent State of Emergency: Unchecked Executive Power and the Demise of the Rule of Law

JHistory: Marisa Stickel reviews Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries?

JHistory: Caryn E. Neumann reviews Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page

JHistory: Andrew Kettler reviews Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election: A New Voice Enters Campaign Politics

H-1960s: Adam Bruno reviews The Working-Class Republican: Ronald Reagan and the Return of Blue-Collar Conservatism

H-War: James Ryan reviews The Circassian: A Life of Esref Bey, Late Ottoman Insurgent and Special Agent

H-War: Brian Miller reviews Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

H-War: Lindsay Rae Privette reviews Civil War Pharmacy: A History

JHistory: Marci Mazzarotto reviews Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-HRE's page of primary sources on Holy Roman Empire

Top Discussion: H-Diplo's roundtable discussion of Catholic Modern: The Challenge of Totalitarianism and the Remaking of the Church

Top Review: Carrie A. Lee's review of Forward with Patton: The World War II Diary of Colonel Robert S. Allen for H-War

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