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

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Network News

H-Net's First Annual Recruitment Drive accepting applications for Network, Review & Teaching Editors

Meet H-Sport's Editors!

H-Portugal updates its Resources Tab with journals of interest, digital resources, & lots more

H-Slavery updates Conference Reports and Collaborations

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Network Publications


  • Review essay of Generation Stalin: French Writers, the Fatherland, and the Cult of Personality 
  • Roundtable on Global Governance and Local Peace: Accountability and Performance in International Peacebuilding 
  • Article review of “Ambassador Frank Ortiz and Guatemala’s ‘Killer President,’ 1976–1980”
  • Article review of “Military Engagement with a Responsible Stakeholder: The Taft Administration and Qing Imperial China”

H-Slavery conference report on "Traces of the Slave Trade in the Holy Roman Empire and its Successor States. Discourses, Practices and Objects, 1500-1850"

H-CivWar interview with Brian Black, author of Gettysburg Contested

H-Buddhism adds Jeffrey Hopkins to Generations of Buddhist Studies

H-Kentucky shares biosketch of Ellen V. Gibson in Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project

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


H-HistBibl shares article about Internet Archive preservation of public Google+ posts

H-Education query about locating items in NYC school system records elicits suggestions

H-Buddhism discusses Buddhist interpretations of wastefulness, seeks sources

H-Haiti shares coverage of Port-au-Prince International Jazz Festival



H-Environment seeks photos and anecdotes in honor of environmental historians John Opie and Don Hughes



Research Resources

H-Japan shares new open access book on ethnography of intimacy in contemporary Japan

H-HistBibl shares digital project exploring sonic-spatial representations of amiskwaciwâskahikan

H-HOAC shares list of HUAC hearings and reports

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Sport's Journal Watch

H-Slavery's From Twitter

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

H-Death's Death/Burial News

H-Eugenics updates Eugenics Publications


H-Podcast shares new episodes of Working Historians podcast

H-Podcast shares latest episode of No Easy Answers in Bioethics Podcast on ethical implications of gene-editing human embryos

H-Podcast shares recent episodes of Historically Thinking podcast


H-DC shares blog post on J. Worth Carnaham in Washington DC

H-SHGAPE shares blog on progressive era divorce scandal

H-Haiti shares blog on Julius Scott and "The Common Wind"

H-Net Reviews

H-War: Edward Tenace reviews The Nine Years War, 1593-1603: O'Neill, Mountjoy and the Military Revolution 

H-War: John G. Selby reviews Fighting Means Killing: Civil War Soldiers and the Nature of Combat

H-War: Elana Krischer reviews A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism 

H-AmIndian: Steve Amerman reviews Recovering Native American Writings in the Boarding School Press 

H-Diplo: Andrea Charron reviews Sovereignty and Command in Canada-US Continental Air Defence, 1940-57 

H-Japan: Daniel Metraux reviews Soka Gakkai’s Human Revolution: The Rise of a Mimetic Nation in Modern Japan 

H-Socialisms: Andrija Filipovic reviews Towards a Gay Communism: Elements of a Homosexual Critique 

H-Diplo: Benjamin Coates reviews Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration 

H-Disability: Daniel J. Wilson reviews Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South 

H-Black-Europe: Nicholas Jones reviews Speaking of Spain: The Evolution of Race and Nation in the Hispanic World 

H-FedHist: Sarah Patterson reviews The Private Life of General Omar N. Bradley 

H-LatAm: Yuri Gama reviews The Street Is Ours: Community, the Car, and the Nature of Public Space in Rio de Janeiro 

H-LatAm: Emilio de Antuñano reviews Street Democracy: Vendors, Violence, and Public Space in Late Twentieth-Century Mexico 

H-Judaic: Rafael Medoff reviews The United States and the Nazi Holocaust: Race, Refuge, and Remembrance 

H-SHERA: Kyeann Sayer reviews Global Gifts: The Material Culture of Diplomacy in Early Modern Eurasia 

H-Nationalism: Alexandre F. Caillot reviews Lee's Tigers Revisited: The Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virginia 

H-War: Joshua Camper reviews Engineering Victory: How Technology Won the Civil War 

H-War: Geoffrey Jensen reviews Brotherhood in Combat: How African Americans Found Equality in Korea and Vietnam 

H-War: Kristalyn M. Shefveland reviews The Yamasee Indians: From Florida to South Carolina

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: Bismarck's Fall from Power, 1890 on H-German

Top Discussion: H-Histsex discussion about films for history of sexuality in America course

Top Review: Andrea Orzoff's 1998 review of Under a Cruel Star: A Life in Prague 1941-1968 for HABSBURG

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