H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of May 4 - 10, 2018)

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Last Week's RoundupMay 4 - 10, 2018

Network News

H-CivWar seeks network editors, review editors, advisory board members

H-Socialisms seeks book reviewers 

Network Publications


  • Roundtable on Protestants Abroad: How Missionaries Tried to Change the World but Changed America
  • Roundtable on Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War
  • Article review of “‘A Wide Anticommunist Arc’: Britain, ASEAN, and Nixon’s Triangular Diplomacy”
  • Article review of “Jimmy Carter and the Sale of the AWACS to Iran in 1977”

H-Kentucky adds Nannie Helen Burroughs to Votes for Women Trail Map

H-Amstdy adds to American Childhoods series with Teens with Printing Presses, 1812 - 1859

H-Soyuz conference report: Privacy Outside Its "Comfort Zone": Late Socialist Eastern Europe and East-Central Europe between the Private and the Public

H-World conference report: From Colonization to Globalization: why we should rethink Swiss history


H-SHGAPE continues Question of the Week discussion on gender in Gilded Age & Progressive Era

H-Death prompts discussion on Medieval death

H-War continues discussion about American POWs during WWII

H-Nationalism continues to discuss Brexit and Northern Ireland

H-Childhood continues discussing sources on colonial-era orphanages 


H-SHGAPE Question of the Week on framing WWI in GAPE or survey courses

H-Judaic seeks text of 1983 Donald Day speech

JHistory searches for information regarding North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA)

H-High-S subscriber query on racism of teaching Western civ as world history

H-SHERA query about recent research on everyday life and private/public spheres

Research Resources

H-Food-Studies shares two articles on Medieval Mediterranean diet

H-Japan shares recent articles from Japan Forum

H-Music shares open access book Mozart's 'La clemenza di Tito'. A Reappraisal

H-Sci-Med-Tech shares guide to history of the Internet

H-SHERA adds link to digitized artist archives to list of online resources

JHistory shares articles relating to researching local newspapers

Teaching Resources

H-SHGAPE Question of the Week on framing WWI in GAPE or survey courses

H-HistBibl shares Clio app, cultural and historical sites discovery app

H-High-S subscriber query on racism of teaching Western civ as world history


H-Ideas Premodern Universities blog introduces Worlds and Networks of Higher Learning

H-Midwest Museums of Minnesota blog post Anoka County Historical Society: Desert Storm trading cards

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Poland's monthly publication update

H-Luso-Africa's recent publications


H-Canada shares Witness to Yesterday: The History of Canadian Spying

H-Podcast shares Somatic podcast: Train Travel as Embodied Experience

H-Podcast shares No Easy Answers in Bioethics podcast season finale: Reflecting on Early Bioethics

H-Education adds to podcast suggestions on history of education



H-Judaic remembers Aaron D. Panken, rabbi and  scholar of Hebrew and Judaic Studies

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: Gerard Toaln reviews Russia against the Rest: The Post-Cold War Crisis of World Order

H-War: Andrew Buchanan reviews My War in Italy: On the Ground and in Flight with the 15th Air Force

H-War: Robert Kirchubel reviews The Wehrmacht's Last Stand: The German Campaigns of 1944-1945

H-War: Richard Fogarty reviews The French Army and the First World War

H-Disability: Shu Wan reviews It's Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea

H-Italy: Catherine Ferrari reviews Portogallo e Piemonte: nove secoli (XII-XX) di relazioni dinastiche e di destini politici

H-Law: George Diaz reviews Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

H-Disability: Sarah Handley-Cousins reviews New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

H-Midwest: Josh Steedman reviews We Are What We Drink: The Temperance Battle in Minnesota

H-Law: William Carrigan reviews The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion, and the Making of the Alien in America

Habsburg: Petrue Szedlacsek reviews Exploring Transylvania: Geographies of Knowledge and Entangled Histories in a Multiethnic Province, 1790-1918

H-SHGAPE: Evan Rothera reviews The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896

H-Early-America: Jason Stroud reviews From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists

H-Urban: Elisa Camiscioli reviews The Courtesan and the Gigolo: The Murders in the Rue Montaigne and the Dark Side of Empire in Nineteenth-Century Paris

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Slavery's The Slave Trade in the Central Middle Ages

Top Discussion: H-World conference report, From Colonization to Globalization: why we should rethink Swiss history

Top Review: Terence Renaud's review of Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion for H-Ideas

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