H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of December 1 - 7, 2017)

Last Week's RoundupDecember 1 - 7, 2017

Network News

H-Net Reviews has a new home on the Commons

H-Judaic bids farewell to long time co-editor Sarah Imhoff, welcomes new co-editor Shalom Berger


Network Publications

H-Diplo shares:

H-Nationalism: Irish and Irish-American Nationalism: An Interview with Dr. David Brundage


H-HistBibl shares article on changing nature of special collections

H-War discusses latest Handgrenade on operational history

H-Nationalism responds to latest The Left and Nationalism Monthly Series on Left and Right around (and within) Nationalism

H-World returns to discussion on public monuments at a global level

H-LatAm revisits discussion about university rankings

H-Midwest points to recent Twitter thread on how Midwest is studied and represented

H-Judaic continues discussion on utility of Academia.edu premium site

H-Nutrition discusses literature on New Deal food and nutrition policy

H-Diplo shares National Security Archive electronic briefing

H-War discusses German jet fuel during WWII

H-Scholar discusses creative legal workarounds for resource and archive access problems 

H-Haiti shares article on replacing Columbus statue


H-War seeks information on British Commonwealth's role in Pacific War

H-Luso-Africa seeks resources on Mozambican Civil War memorials

H-Disability query for memoirs about disability

H-Judaic query about 1893 World Parliament of Religions in Hebrew and Yiddish Press

H-CivWar query on U.S. Colored Troops and freedpeople's vengeance during and after Civil War

Research Resources

H-Sport shares resources about Russia and doping in the Olympics

H-SEAsia shares article on Peranakan culture of Southeast Asia

H-Haiti and H-Caribbean share Haitian Creole translation of digital history project A Colony in Crisis: The Saint-Domingue Grain Shortage of 1789

H-SHERA shares Graphikportal, online portal for graphic art collections

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares article on teaching with digital archives

H-SHERA starts syllabus bank for East European, Eurasian & Russian art

News & Publication Roundups

H-War's Military History Digest

H-Eugenics' recent publications in eugenics

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

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


H-Africa shares episode of Africa Past and Present on youth struggles in Africa

H-Podcast shares first of three episodes of Breaking History on living through dictatorship in Indonesia


H-HOAC remembers Vera Shlakman, economist ousted during Red Scare

H-Judaic remembers Alan Corré, scholar of ancient and medieval Hebrew 

H-Asia remembers Arif Dirlik, scholar of Chinese communism

H-Net Reviews

H-Asia: Supriya Gandhi reviews Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court

H-Early-America: Shira Lurie reviews Experiencing Empire: Power, People, and Revolution in Early America

H-Asia: Anirudh Deshpande reviews India China: Rethinking Borders and Security

H-Music: Fiorella Montero Diaz reviews Song and Social Change in Latin America

H-AMCA: Emily Williamson reviews Swahili Port Cities: The Architecture of Elsewhere

H-Ideas: Amy E. Wendling reviews Marx's Inferno: The Political Theory of Capital

H-Japan: James Ford reviews The Halo of Golden Light: Imperial Authority and Buddhist Ritual in Heian Japan

H-FedHist: Molly M. Wood reviews Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

H-LatAm: Mónica Salas Landa reviews The Pursuit of Ruins: Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico

H-LatAm: Andrea Queeley reviews Empire's Guestworkers: Haitian Migrants in Cuba during the Age of US Occupation

H-War: James Campbell reviews The New Army in Training: 150th Anniversary Edition

H-War: Shane Peterson reviews Grand Illusions: American Art and the First World War

H-War: Christopher Menking reviews The Dead March: A History of the Mexican-American War

H-Diplo: Osamah Khalil reviews A Half Century of Occupation: Israel, Palestine, and the World's Most Intractable Conflict

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-LatAm's syllabus project

Top Discussion: H-Nationalism's discussion of Left and Right around (and within) Nationalism from The Left and Nationalism series

Top Review: Fatjon Kaja's 2016 review of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism for H-Law

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