H-Net This Week (Reflecting on Teaching, Revoking Endorsement, Testing Online)

H-Net This Week ArchiveSeptember 23 - 29, 2016

Network News

H-Education recognizes 13 recently completed doctorates

H-OralHist shares guidelines for posting content


Habsburg subscriber inquires about use of memoirs and chronicles in Habsburg studies

H-Histsex discusses Brando's image in response to review of A History of Virility 

H-World discusses testing methods in online courses

H-Judaic suggests readings on Jewish-Muslim relations

H-Adjunct posts about higher ed policy, contingent labor, and academic freedom

H-HOAC shares article about newly declassified EP Thompson letter denouncing British Communist party members

H-OralHist continues discussion of African American AIDS activism oral history project

H-Podcast continues discussion of academic podcasting research project


H-Law asks for references on how US judges evaluate historical evidence

H-OralHist seeks guidance on best practices for archiving oral histories

H-Mideast-Medieval subscribrs seeks scanning assistance at National Library of Tunisia

H-Maritime query of Norwegian prison ships

H-Buddhism subscriber seeks English translation of Vidyākaraśānti's Tarkasopāna

H-Judaic subscribers seek coming of age texts in Yiddishpaid Judeo-Arabic translation help, and Rosenthal thesis on Mishnah Avodah Zarah


H-Slavery shares interview with history professor Dr. Selena Sanderfer about her course on comparative slavery

H-PRC shares "must-read" issue of Yesterday on evolution of Cultural Revolution studies in China

H-HistBibl shares C-SPAN's video series about role of media in presidential elections

H-Digital-History shares "Teaching with #Dhist" post about teaching Late Antiquity with ORBIS

H-Africa shares new online collection of African and Middle East civil society documentation

H-Labor offers resource on minority and women's worker advocate, Linna Bresette 

H-Animal shares new issue of Antennae on human-non-human networks

H-Podcast shares Hot Pod newsletter and free online course about audio story-telling


H-Kentucky shares latest installment of Woman Suffrage blog "Drawing to a Close"

News & Publication Roundups

H-Empire's top picks in imperial & global history

H-Nationalism's weekend readings

H-Democracy's round-up of democracy in the news 

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

H-Public's around the field


New Books in National Security seeks podcast hosts on H-Intel

H-Empire shares episode on Brexit and food prices: the legacy of the Hungry Forties

H-Women shares New Books in Gender Studies episode with Katherine Turk on sex equality in the work place

H-OralHist shares episode of Southern Oral History Program's Press Record on movement building

H-Podcast shares Talking Machines podcast about machine learning 

H-Podcast shares Press Publish podcast about the future of news

H-Podcast shares A Good Walk Spoiled podcast about local UK history 

H-Podcast shares The Harvard Kennedy School PolicyCast podcast about public policy, governance, and global issues


H-German remembers Karl Dietrich Bracher, German historian of Nazi Era

H-Slavery remembers Southern historian and author Charles Joyner

Reviews and Network Publications

H-Environment: James Delgado reviews The Heroic Age of Diving: America's Underwater Pioneers and the Great Wrecks of Lake Erie

H-Environment: Roundtable review of Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South

H-Diplo: Article review of “‘I React Intensely to Everything’:  Russia and the Frustrated Emotions of George F. Kennan, 1933-1958”

H-Diplo: Cyrus Veeser reviews Dollar Diplomacy by Force: Nation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

H-Diplo: Paul R. Pillar reviews The Polythink Syndrome: U.S. Foreign Policy Decisions on 9/11, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and ISIS

H-USA: Jonas Kauffeldt reviews From Herodotus to H-Net: The Story of Historiography

H-War: Geoffrey Hayes reviews British Infantry Battalion Commanders in the First World War

H-War: James Bonk reviews Embassy to the Eastern Courts: America's Secret First Pivot toward Asia, 1832-37

H-War: Augustine Meaher reviews A Question of Duty: The Curragh Incident 1914

H-War: Evan Rothera reviews We Are Now the True Spaniards

H-Citizenship: Maria Kromidas reviews Identity and the Second Generation: How Children of Immigrants Find Their Space

H-Diplo: Roundtable review of Uncle Sam’s Policemen: The Pursuit of Fugitives across Borders

H-SC: Michael Morris reviews This Torrent of Indians: War on the Southern Frontier, 1715-1728

H-German: Brenda D. Melendy reviews Memory and Complicity: Migrations of Holocaust Remembrance

H-1960s: Katherine A. Scott reviews The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society

H-Russia: Allison Leigh reviews From Realism to the Silver Age: New Studies in Russian Artistic Culture: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Kridl Valkenier

H-Russia: Maria Silina reviews Stalinist City Planning: Professionals, Performance, and Power

H-Shear: Leslie J. Harris reviews Marital Cruelty in Antebellum America

H-Diplo: Article review of "Senator John F. Kennedy: Anti-Imperialism and Utopian Deficit"

H-TGS: Sarah Panter reviews Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America

H-Diplo: Article review of "Choosing ‘the Long Road’: Henry Kissinger, Melvin Laird, Vietnamization, and the War over Nixon’s Vietnam Strategy"

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: Clinton R. Sander's article "The Sociology of Human-Animal Interaction and Relationships" on H-Animal

Top Discussion: H-Asia discussion about revoking a recommendation of Tyranny of the Weak

Top Review: H-Environment roundtable review of Let Us Now Praise Famous Gullies: Providence Canyon and the Soils of the South

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