H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for December 14 - 27, 2018)

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Network News

H-Net wishes everyone Happy Holidays

H-IslamInAfrica launches syllabus collection project about Islam in Africa

Longtime H-High-S editor Joseph Ferreira says farewell, steps down from position

Network Publications


H-Environment: Roundtable review of The Frigid Golden Age: Climate Change, the Little Ice Age, and the Dutch Republic, 1560-1720

H-Kentucky adds 1838 school suffrage law to Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project Timeline

H-ANZAU: Take 5 With... interview with Dr. Miranda Johnson


H-World continues to discuss future of history major

H-Migration suggests materials for course on immigration in US and world since 1945

H-War continues discussion of Fifth Fleet and Third Fleet

H-War shares film review of They Shall Not Grow Old

H-Postal-History discusses whether postage stamps represent history

H-Adjunct shares opinion piece about students and safe spaces

H-Scholar continues to share information about future of scholarly publishing and predatory publishing benefits

H-Haiti shares essay on mapping early Haitian history




H-AfrArts seeks contacts for Nigerian artist Tayo Quaye

H-OralHist asks about rates for transcription work

H-Japan circulates survey about Japanese religions teaching materials

H-Judaic seeks children of Holocaust survivors for research study

H-Holocaust query about literary criticisms and discussions of Holocaust kitsch


Research Resources

H-Asia shares helpful legacy threads from H-Asia archive

H-Film shares special Italian Americans and Television issue of Italian American Review

H-Buddhism shares online resource Bibliotheca Buddhica

H-Luso-Africa updates list of dissertations/theses in progress

H-Florida shares wealth of useful links on Florida history

Teaching Resources

H-Japan shares online resource of travel and educational ephemera about Japan

H-IslamInAfrica launches syllabus collection project about Islam in Africa

H-Migration suggests materials for course on immigration in US and world since 1945

H-Adjunct shares opinion piece about students and safe spaces

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading 12/14/18 & 12/21/18

H-Democracy's Weekly Five

H-Nationalism's Monthly Publications Update

H-Education's History of Education Research in Current Periodicals

H-Sport's Journal Watch

H-Mideast-Medieval's seven recent publications

H-Slavery's From Twitter

H-ANZAU's recent publications


H-Africa shares Africa Past and Present: Refugees in African History

H-ANZAU recommends podcasts featuring interviews with ANZAU scholars



H-Turk remembers Elizabeth A. Zachariadou, scholar of late Byzantine and early and classical Ottoman studies, historian of 17th-century Aegean islands

H-Turk remembers Butrus Abu-Manneh, scholar of Ottoman Greater Syria and Palestine

H-Net Reviews

H-Turk: Ethan Menchinger reviews Ways to Heaven, Gates to Hell: Fazlizade 'Ali's Struggle with the Diversity of Ottoman Islam

H-War: Justin Keye Campbell reviews Soldiers, Politicians, and Civilians: Reforming Civil-Military Relations in Democratic Latin America

H-War: Denis Vovchenko reviews The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath

H-War: Joelle Koster reviews The Briennes: The Rise and Fall of a Champenois Dynasty in the Age of the Crusades, c. 950-1356

H-Diplo: Stephen Dyson reviews Strategy Strikes Back: How Star Wars Explains Modern Military Conflict

H-Diplo: Taehwan Kim reviews South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers 

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Raphael Uchôa reviews Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture

H-Empire: Patrick M. Kirkwood reviews Modern Empires: A Reader

H-Ideas: James H. Nichols, Jr. reviews The Black Circle: A Life of Alexandre Kojève 

H-Italy: Tiziana Serafini reviews ll senso delle origini: Indagine sui giovani italoamericani di New York 

H-Slavery: Vernon Burton reviews A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910

H-LatAm: Lou Roper reviews The Reinvention of Atlantic Slavery: Technology, Labor, Race, and Capitalism in the Greater Caribbean

H-AmIndian: Jacob Jurss reviews Unlikely Alliances: Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands

H-Medieval: John Wyatt Greenlee reviews Christianity beyond Christendom: The Global Christian Experience on Medieval Mappaemundi and Early Modern World Maps

H-Asia: Natasha Pairaudeau reviews The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

H-EnviroHealth: Tina M. Peabody reviews Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America

H-SHERA: Alla Myzelev reviews Consumer Culture, Branding and Identity in the New Russia: From Five-Year Plan to 4x4

H-Disability: Holly Calwell reviews The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet

H-Low-Countries: Christine Kooi reviews Adriaen van der Donck: A Dutch Rebel in Seventeenth-Century America

H-War: Jobie Turner reviews The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon

H-War: Eric Klingelhofer reviews The English People at War in the Age of Henry VIII

H-War: Heather M. Salazar reviews Dollar Diplomacy by Force: Nation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

H-LatAm: Lisa Covert reviews Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru

H-Diplo: B. K. Greener reviews Military Cultures in Peace and Stability Operations: Afghanistan and Lebanon

H-Diplo: Robert E. McCoy reviews North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa: Enabling Violence and Instability

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Sport's Journal Watch page

Top Discussion: H-Diplo's roundtable on The House of Government. A Saga of the Russian Revolution

Top Review: Lisa Covert's review of Making Machu Picchu: The Politics of Tourism in Twentieth-Century Peru for H-LatAm

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