H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of February 2 - 8, 2018)

Last Week's Roundup February 2 - 8, 2018

Network News

H-Net welcomes new network H-IslamInAfrica

H-Kentucky announces new H-Kentucky Twitter feed@hkentuck

Network Publications


H-Early America:



H-SHGAPE answers question of the week on historical figures from the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

H-World continues to discuss world history curriculum

H-Haiti shares video of young girl schooling Conan O'Brien on US-Haitian relations

H-Canada shares comment on amended Statistics Act and Canada's "war" on the census

H-War continues discussing Handgrenade of the Month on fear

H-Scholar shares comments on academic freedom in UK and prestige in peer-reviewed publishing

H-Nahuatl discusses word origins of chili and chile

H-Animal suggests readings on draft animals in literature; animals and women's movements, communism, and mid-19th century nationalism

JHistory suggests book on history of NYC newspapers

H-World query prompts discussion of how global, non-western world history course should be

H-Utopia shares interview on utopia and dystopia in Persia


H-PRC query on Cold War Chinese-Swiss connections

H-World seeks thematic case studies for freshman world history course

H-Disability seeks K-12 curriculum resources on history of disability, disability rights in WA state

H-Judaic query for literary representation of Jewish grandmother

H-Amstdy seeks 21st century autobiographies of marginalized Americans

H-OralHist seeks software for tagging, managing transcribed clips

H-War seeks book recommendations on 1st Panzer Group/1st Panzer Army operations

Research Resources

H-Turk shares online databases of Ottoman, Turkish studies

H-Buddhism shares bibliography of translations from Chinese Buddhist canon

H-HistBibl shares interactive map of modern and post-1666 London

Teaching Resources

H-High-S query about mandatory civics classes

H-Animal shares readings on draft animals in literature, animals and women's movements, communism, and mid-19th century nationalism


H-DC shares Washington DC History Resource blog Washington parades

H-DC shares Archivist’s Nook post on Gilded Age and Progressive Era labor collections

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Democracy's Weekly Five



H-Podcast shares:

H-Canada shares Champlain Society Podcast episode Beaverbrook: A Canadian in the David Lloyd George Cabinet, February 1918

H-IslamInAfrica shares New Books Network interview of Alexander Thurston author of Boko Haram: The History of an African Jihadist Movement

The H-Net Book Channel recommends New Books Network podcasts


H-Buddhism remembers Shohei Ichimura, scholar of Indian Buddhist Philosophy 

H-Net Reviews

H-USA: Gregg French reviews Imagining the British Atlantic after the American Revolution

H-USA: Asaf Almog reviews Community without Consent: New Perspectives on the Stamp Act

H-Diplo: Margaret Darrow reviews Gender & the Great War

H-War: Ricardo Herrera reviews William Howe and the American War of Independence

H-War: Ryan W. Booth reviews Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West

H-War: Shane Reilly reviews A Christmas Far from Home: An Epic Tale of Courage and Survival during the Korean War

H-Diplo: Dženeta Karabegović reviews Transnational Actors in War and Peace: Militants, Activists, and Corporations in World Politics

H-Socialisms: Ryan Glauser reviews Inventing the Silent Majority in Western Europe and the United States: Conservatism in the 1960s and 1970s

H-FedHist: Katherine Jellison reviews First Ladies and American Women: In Politics and at Home

H-Italy: Andrew Hoyt reviews La Rivoluzione Dietro L'angolo: Gli Anarchici Italiani e la Rivoluzione Messicana, 1910-1914

HABSBURG: Daniel Brett reviews The Collectivization of Agriculture in Communist Eastern Europe: Comparison and Entanglements

H-Atlantic: William A. Morgan reviews Slavery and Politics: Brazil and Cuba, 1790-1850

H-FedHist: Gregory Richard reviews The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution

H-Water: Mark Hineline reviews Losing Eden: An Environmental History of the American West

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Animal essayThe Sociology of Human-Animal Interaction and Relationships by Clinton R. Sanders

Top Discussion: H-SHGAPE's Question of the Week: Populism and a Usable Past

Top Review: Ryan W. Booth's recent review of Autumn of the Black Snake: The Creation of the U.S. Army and the Invasion that Opened the West for H-War

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