H-Net This Week

December 5-11, 2015

Network News

H-Ethnic welcomes new network editor Alyssa Ribeiro

H-Empire introduces new advisory board member Heather Streets-Salter

Lead editor of H-Shukyo, Jason Josephson steps down; the network for the study of Japanese religions seeks new editors


H-Scolar editor Margaret DeLacy calls readers' attention to conference on for-profit platforms like Academia.edu

Shawn Leigh Alexander's lastest roundup of relevant news items on H-AfroAm

H-New-Jersey member points readers to coverage of toxic waste sites in the state

H-DC remembers Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Senior Curator, Portia James

H-PRC's Great Leap "smoking gun" query from last week has yielded a lengthy discussion

A canny reminder about criticizing sources at H-PRC

Editor Erin Bartram points H-AmRel readers to piece on "Defining Evangelical"

H-Canada editor Keith Grant highlights an essay on letters and diaries as historical sources on a new blog on early Canadian history


The new Resources Tab has replaced the Media tab across the H-Net Commons; the tab will organize network projects and content as editors put it to use

H-Luso-Africa compiling a listing of theses/dissertations in progress on Lusophone Africa

H-PCAACA building a pop culture syllabus bank for the network, invites submissions


H-OralHist solicits ideas of best practices in redacting personal information in online collections

A member of H-Education seeks help in identifying two American educators/reformers around WWI in a Japanese visitor's photo

H-Memory is looking for readings to introduce history majors to memory studies 

H-Sport query for sources on volleyball research, preferably US and Latin American

H-Asia reader seeks leads on Hindi classes or teachers in Delhi

H-Buddhism query on Tibetan verse structure


Bill Brantley's The Weekly Five of democracy in the news on H-Democracy


The Art of the Review Episode 11 speaks with H-War editor David Silbey about writing a scholarly obituary


H-Diplo Roundtable ReviewThe Politics of Industrial Collaboration during World War II: Ford France, Vichy and Nazi Germany

H-Diplo:  Jeanne Guillemin reviews Men to Devils, Devils to Men: Japanese War Crimes and Chinese Justice

H-Diplo:  A. Tom Grunfeld reviews Muslim, Trader, Nomad, Spy: China's Cold War and the People of the Tibetan Borderlands.

H-War: Sebastian Huebel reviews Allen Dulles, the OSS, and Nazi War Criminals: The Dynamics of Selective Prosecution

H-War: Angela Riotto reviews The Fort Pillow Massacre: North, South, and the Status of African Americans in the Civil War Era

H-War: Christopher Rein revews The Air Force Way of War: U.S. Tactics and Training after Vietnam

H-War: Mark Montesclaros reviews Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II

H-Judaic: Alexander Kaye reviews Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology

H-Italy: Holly S. Hurlburt reviews Agents of Empire: Knights, Corsairs, Jesuits and Spies in the Sixteenth-Century Mediterranean World

H-Empire: Matthew G. Stanard reviews Imperialism Past and Present

H-Italy: Stephen Cummins reviews New Approaches to Naples c.1500-c.1800: The Power of Place

H-Socialisms: Maria González Gorosarri reviews Engaged Journalism: Connecting with Digitally Empowered News Audiences

H-Asia: David Buck reviews Quest for Power: European Imperialism and the Making of Chinese Statecraft

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