H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of February 22 - 28, 2019)

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Network News

H-1960s recruiting editors

H-Florida invites submissions of teaching resources for working and teaching in archives

Network Publications

H-CivWar author interviews with Civil War historians Nicole Etcheson and Diane Miller Sommerville

H-Buddhism adds Justin McDaniel to Generations of Buddhist Studies

H-Net 25th Anniversary Crossroads updates H-Asia section of Mining the Logs


  • Review essay of The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in An Age of Crisis 
  • Policy Series - Two Cheers for the Liberal World Order: The International Order and Rising Powers in a Trumpian World (America and the World--2017 and Beyond series)
  • Roundtable on The Limits of the Land: How the Struggle for the West Bank Shaped the Arab-Israeli Conflict 
  • Article review of “Maritime Raiding, International Law and Suppression of Piracy on the South China Coast, 1842-1869”
  • Article review of "The Shanghai Mint and U.S.-China Monetary Interactions, 1920-1933"


H-Judaic kibitzes on source of Yiddish joke

H-Nationalism suggests sociology sources on citizenship, nationalism, inequality, ethnic relations, and refugees

H-Postal-History discusses blog post on Angolan "freedom fighter" stamps

H-Haiti talks about uses of Hayti or the Black Republic

H-West discusses Native American experiences with Transcontinental Railroad

H-Histsex responds to query about prostitution and American soldiers in India

H-Education continues to discuss Midwestern public schools during Civil War

H-Albion discusses voting mechanism in colonies

H-Empire discusses US trade policies with European colonies

H-War continues to discuss February Handgrenade of the Month on On War as an anti-war treatise

H-War launches discussion about commanders who were fired


H-Women inquires about homosocial and heterosocial women's organizations and movements

H-Buddhism seeks information about Buddhism in Africa

H-War asks if formal military history should operationally relevant

H-DC seeks DC land records

H-Judaic looks for source on Moses Cordovero's death

Research Resources

H-Kentucky updates Votes for Women Trail Map, part of Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project and shares resources for honoring a Kentucky suffragist

H-FedHist shares Timeline of U.S. Federal History

H-HistBibl shares article on library publisher resources from Library Publishing Coalition

H-EarlySlavic shares electronic libraries page

H-Russia shares bibliography of historiographical essays on Russian and Central European history

H-Digital-History posts digitized Nazi Era and Holocaust documents

H-HistBibl shares SNCC digital archives

H-Haiti shares Caribbean newsletter digital library

H-Diplo shares declassified US Strategic Air Command documents

H-FedHist shares timeline of US federal history

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Democracy's Weekly Five

H-Slavery's From Twitter


H-Podcast shares Witness to Yesterday

H-Disability shares Disability History Association's new podcast

H-Canada posts Impact of Freak Shows in Canada


H-Buddhism remembers Ram Shankar Tripathi, scholar of Buddhist philosophy

H-Japan remembers Donald Keene, scholar of Japanese literature

H-Africa remembers Shelagh Ranger, member of British Zimbabwe Society and outspoken human rights worker

H-Asia remembers Thomas T. Allsen, historian of Mongol Empire and Eurasian cultural exchanges

H-Net Reviews

H-Socialisms: Andrew Kettler reviews The Geography of the Everyday: Toward an Understanding of the Given 

H-LatAm: Rick Lopez reviews The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico 

H-Italy: Joseph Viscomi reviews Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies 

H-California: Heather Ponchetti Daly reviews Reservations, Removal, and Reform: The Mission Indian Agents of Southern California, 1878-1903 

H-Diplo: Bernard F. Dick reviews The Rebel Café: Sex, Race, and Politics in Cold War America’s Nightclub Underground 

H-CivWar: Robert Glaze reviews At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion: Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S. Ewell’s Road to Gettysburg 

H-FedHist: Bradley Keefer reviews New York and the Lincoln Specials: The President's Pre-inaugural and Funeral Trains Cross the Empire State 

H-Diplo: Dora Vargha reviews Cold War Triangle: How Scientists in East and West Tamed HIV 

H-SHERA: John McCannon reviews Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe 

H-Ideas: Loubna El Amine reviews A History of Chinese Political Thought 

H-War: Douglas Peifer reviews Demographics of Korea and Germany: Population Changes and Socioeconomic Impact of Two Divided Nations in the Light of Reunification 

H-War: Jean-Michel Turcotte reviews British POWs and the Holocaust: Witnessing the Nazi Atrocities 

H-War: Lauren Swift reviews Courage and Grief: Women and Sweden's Thirty Years' War 

H-Japan: James M. Shields reviews Pure Land, Real World: Modern Buddhism, Japanese Leftists, and the Utopian Imagination

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

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

Top Discussion: H-Judaic's discussion about Yiddish joke

Top Review: Brandon T. Jett's 2018 review of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America for H-Law

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