H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of June 1 - 7, 2018)

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Last Week's RoundupJune 1 - 7, 2018

Network News

H-Mideast-Politics seeks book review editors

H-Rhetor seeks potential reviewers

Network Publications


  • Roundtable on Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism
  • Roundtable on Intelligence Success and Failure: The Human Factor
  • Article review on “The Importance of Status: The US-ROK Alliance Cohesion and the First Korean Nuclear Crisis, 1993-4”
  • Article review of "The Politics of Contamination: Herbicides, Drug Control, and Environmental Law"

H-Haiti shares interview with Marlene L. Daut, author of Baron de Vastey and the Origins of Black Atlantic Humanism


H-Scholar shares MIT roundtable on history in STEM universities

H-Haiti shares essay on Haiti's Freemasons

H-War continues to discuss June Handgrenade of the Month on the cult of the warrior

H-Scholar shares comment on open access stats

H-Judaic discusses readings on Jews and "passing"

H-Adjunct shares article on adjuncts and unions


H-Mideast-Medieval asks about Yalbakh in Tabari

H-Antisemitism seeks film recommendations on antisemitism

H-Sport subscriber seeks collaborators to research 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires

JHistory inquires about unusual newspaper buildings

H-Albion query of 18th century British address style

H-Mideast-Medieval queries of pottery mottos and the al-Quds Star

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares article on open-access best sellers

H-Slavery and H-Africa recommend database on runaway slaves in Britain

H-Canada shares open access book on Arctic exploration

H-HistBibl shares Indigenous cinema archive from National Film Board of Canada

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares archive of BBC sound effects

H-Animal shares British Animal Studies Network poetry


H-Albion shares NACBS blog post: Priya Satia on the Process of Writing her book Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Disability's journal articles on disability roundup



  • Filibustering History: Interview with Bruno Brulon Soares -- Professor of Museology, Universidade Federl do Estado de Rio de Janeiro
  • History Lab: Lindy Chamberlain and the afterlife of evidence
  • Breaking History: French Explorers in Southeast Asia and Colonialism with Olivier Schouteden

H-HistBibl shares archive of BBC sound effects


H-Judaic remembers Philip R. Davies, biblical scholar and archaeologist

JHistory remembers Hazel Dicken-Garcia, journalism historian

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: David Haglund reviews Counterinsurgency Wars and the Anglo-American Alliance: The Special Relationship on the Rocks

H-War: Luke Gramith reviews Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation

H-War: Tomasz Frydel reviews Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914-1945

H-War: Jonathan Abel reviews Waterloo: The Truth At Last: Why Napoleon Lost the Great Battle

H-Diplo: Sandra Destradi reviews Rising Powers and Foreign Policy Revisionism: Understanding BRICS Identity and Behavior through Time

H-Socialisms: William Smaldone reviews International Communism and the Cult of the Individual: Leaders, Tribunes and Martyrs under Lenin and Stalin

H-Judaic: Jonathan G. Katz reviews The Merchants of Oran: A Jewish Port at the Dawn of Empire

H-LatAm: Sylvia Sellers Garcia reviews Alone at the Altar: Single Women and Devotion in Guatemala, 1670-1870

Habsburg: Dorothy Barenscott reviews Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary

H-South: Zachary J. Lechner reviews Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

H-California: Oliver Rosales reviews Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Diplo roundtable on Family Values: Between Neoliberalism and the New Social Conservatism

Top Discussion: H-Africa 1996 listserv discussion log on the proverb "it takes a whole village to raise a child"

Top Review: David Cullen's 2007 review of Americanizing the Movies and "Movie-Mad" Audiences, 1910-1914 for H-SHGAPE

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