H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of January 25 - 31, 2019)

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Network News

HABSBURG announces Habsburg Syllabus Contest winner: Brian Porter-Szűcs for Poland in the Modern World

H-Florida announces The Florida Constitutions Podcast project

H-Water seeks additional editors

Network Publications

H-Kentucky: Mary Barr Clay's 1890 petition added to Kentucky Women's Suffrage Project

H-Environment: roundtable review of Unfreezing the Arctic: Colonialism and the Transformation of Inuit Lands


  • Review essay on From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia 
  • Commentary on “The Center Can Hold: Public Policy for an Age of Extremes”
  • Roundtable on Aftershocks: Great Powers and Domestic Reforms in the Twentieth Century 
  • Policy series on America and the World--2017 and Beyond: "Fractured: Trump’s Foreign Policy after Two Years"
  • Article review of “‘Who Really Rules this Country?’” Collusion between State and Deep State in Post-Civil War Greece and the Murder of Independent MP Grigorios Lambrakis, 1958–1963”


H-Haiti shares conversation on Tweeting Black Atlantic humanism with Marlene L. Daut

H-Judaic discusses Nahum the Prophet and Iraqi Kurdish Jewish pilgrimages

H-Japan recommends Japanese iPhone dictionaries

H-OralHist discusses strategies for interviewing with ADHD

H-Histsex responds to query about Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality archive

H-DC reports historic landmark nomination for Holy Redeemer College

H-CivWar responds to query about Civil War veterans' access to service records

H-Albion continues to discuss Churchill speeches in print and on record


H-Judaic seeks information about 18th-century editor Isaac b. Abraham Neustadt

H-Podcast wonders about podcast hosts and intimacy/authenticity

H-Mideast-Medieval seeks info about medieval scholar Abu ‘Amr ‘Uthman al-Abhari

H-OralHist has an appraisal query about Civil Rights oral history collection

H-Judaic asks which Jewish texts should urgently be translated

Research Resources

H-Maritime shares medieval Tyrrhenian Sea map

H-Genocide shares Weiner Library for the Study of the Nazi Era and the Holocaust digitized archives

H-Utopia shares tip about searching Utopian Literature in English bibliography

H-HistBibl shares archive of digitized Ottoman-era photographs

H-Albion shares completed Calendar of Patent Rolls Elizabeth

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares news of CUNY's new digital platform CBOX OpenLab

H-Grad updates its roundup of Teaching & TA Resources

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Democracy's Weekly Five

H-Eugenics' recent publications updates for December and January

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

H-Poland's monthly publications

H-Diplo's Journal Watch


H-Catholic shares Archivist's Nook post about Catholic University's labor chiefs


H-Grad share latest episode of Breaking History: Settler-Colonialism in World History

H-Podcast shares new episodes of Words To That Effect on dinosaurs and mummies

H-Asia shares new 15past15 world history podcast


H-Judaic remembers Leonard Dinnerstein, scholar of American anti-Semitism, immigration, and ethnicity

H-Net Reviews

H-Disability: Magdalena Zdrodowska reviews Disability and Postsocialism 

H-Disability: Ian Miller reviews Intellectual Disability: A Conceptual History, 1200-1900 

H-Diplo: Jeffrey Kimball reviews Road to Disaster: A New History of America's Descent into Vietnam 

JHistory: Andrew Tompkins reviews The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London: Politics from a Distance 

H-Diplo: Megan A. Stewart reviews Return of the Barbarians: Confronting Non-State Actors from Ancient Rome to the Present 

H-Empire: James White reviews Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire 

H-FedHist: Ellen Neumann reviews Looking for Lincoln in Illinois: Historic Houses of Lincoln’s Illinois 

H-Socialisms: Ryan Glauser reviews Writing in Red: The East German Writers Union and the Role of Literary Intellectuals 

H-Albion: Maurice A. Finocchiaro reviews Burned Alive: Bruno, Galileo and the Inquisition 

H-Albion: J. J. MacIntosh reviews Absolute Time: Rifts in Early Modern British Metaphysics 

H-LatAm: Alexander Dawson reviews Mestizo Modernity: Race, Technology, and the Body in Postrevolutionary Mexico 

H-War: Andy Forney reviews American Aristocrats: A Family, a Fortune, and the Making of American Capitalism 

H-War: Philip Shackelford reviews Always at War: Organizational Culture in Strategic Air Command, 1946-62 

H-War: Carla Pestana reviews Disaffection and Everyday Life in Interregnum England

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Nationalism's Brexit, Nationalism and the Future of Europe series

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion of definitions of translocal

Top Review: H-Environment's roundtable review of Unfreezing the Arctic: Science, Colonialism, and the Transformation of Inuit Lands

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