H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of April 26 - May 2, 2019

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Network News

H-AfrArts seeks new advisory board members and editors

H-Nationalism launches new Question of the Month series

H-Portugal updates its Digital Resources page

Network Publications

H-CivWar author and editor interviews:


  • Roundtable on L’Histoire du monde se fait en Asie: Une autre vision du XXe siècle 
  • Roundtable on 1917: War, Peace, and Revolution
  • Article review of “‘Taiwan Expendable?’ Reconsidered"
  • Article review of “High and Low Tide: Sino–American Relations and Summit Diplomacy in the Second World War”


H-Nationalism discusses emerging trends in study of nations and nationalism

H-HOAC continues to suggest resources for measuring CPUSA membership over time

H-SHGAPE replies to latest Question of the Week on students and the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

H-War discusses May Handgrenade on war vs. warfare

H-Diplo responds to article review forum on special issue of Journal of Cold War Studies

H-Histsex discusses children of Holocaust survivors

H-World shares virtual book forum on Conrad's What is Global History?

H-DC recommends musical tribute to Pearl Escape

H-HistBibl shares article about at-risk state records in digital age


H-Kentucky seeks back issues of Kentucky School Visitor

H-Buddhism asks for help with source on story about monks and gardeners

H-Postal-History query of registered letters in British Empire

H-Women asks about required readings for graduate-level U.S. women's history

H-Africa seeks advice for course on Africa and Asia encounters

H-OralHist seeks feedback on Oral History Metadata Synchronizer application

Research Resources

H-Portugal shares early modern Portuguese judges database

H-HistBibl shares article on Library of Congress digital management system

H-Buddhism shares dictionary updates

H-HistBibl shares article on Australian Web Archive

H-HistGeog shares articles on mapping segregation in Washington DC

Teaching Resources

H-Africa suggests ideas for course on Africa and Asia encounters

H-Women asks about required readings for graduate-level U.S. women's history


H-War's latest Handgrenade of the Month on war and warfare

News & Publication Roundups

H-Poland's Monthly Publications Update

H-Eugenics' Eugenics Publications

H-Nutrition's Food for Thought monthly news roundup

H-Disability's Current Journal Articles

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


H-Podcast posts latest No Easy Answers in Bioethics podcast with Arthur Ward on being a kidney donor

H-Podcast shares most recent episode of Africa Past and Present on Gangs, Identity, and Power in Congo


H-Africa remembers George Shepherd, Jr., professor, lecturer, writer, and activist addressing human rights issues in Africa

H-Asia remembers Stanley Wolpert, scholar of South Asian history

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: Yuki Oda reviews Inventing the Immigration Problem: The Dillingham Commission and Its Legacy 

H-Diplo: Aden Knaap reviews The Institution of International Order: From the League of Nations to the United Nations 

H-Nationalism: Andrew Kettler reviews American Nationalisms: Imagining Union in the Age of Revolutions, 1783-1833 

H-FedHist: Alexander V. Marriott reviews The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era 

H-Italy: John J. Kinder reviews Italians in Australia: History, Memory, Identity 

H-LatAm: Debbie Sharnak reviews Argentina's Missing Bones: Revisiting the History of the Dirty War 

H-LatAm: Carrie Gibson reviews Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba 

H-LatAm: Julia Young reviews The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War 

H-Poland: Łukasz Jasiński reviews Justice behind the Iron Curtain: Nazis on Trial in Communist Poland 

H-Italy: Theresa Jäckh reviews Where Three Worlds Met: Sicily in the Early Medieval Mediterranean 

H-Nationalism: Benjamin V. Allison reviews Behold, America: The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream" 

H-Poland: Robert E. Blobaum reviews Rebelia i reakcja: Rewolucja 1905 roku i plebejskie doświadczenie polityczne 

H-War: Steven Vincent reviews Mass Violence and the Self: From the French Wars of Religion to the Paris Commune 

H-War: Ron Gurantz reviews The Cuban Missile Crisis and the Cold War: A Short History with Documents

H-War: Hayley Hasik reviews Traumatic Defeat: POWs, MIAs, and National Mythmaking 

H-LatAm: Colin M. Snider reviews Mexico beyond 1968: Revolutionaries, Radicals, and Repression during the Global Sixties and Subversive Seventies


H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Africa's listserv log on proverb "it takes a village to raise a child"

Top Discussion: H-Adjunct post about moral stain on the profession

Top Review: Christopher Olsen's review of Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War

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