H-Net This Week (Run for H-Net Office Edition)

H-Net This Week ArchiveOctober 7 - 13, 2016

Network News

H-Net Council accepting nominations from active editors for President-Elect, VP-Research & Publications, VP-Teaching, Council members (Oct. 17 deadline)

H-Citizenship seeks new co-editor, review editor (Oct. 14 deadline)

H-OralHist seeks network editor (Nov. 15 deadline)


EDTECH provides advice for accessing online educational videos in low-bandwidth school settings

H-Podcast shares podcasting manifesto

H-Slavery discusses responses to Nate Parker's Birth of a Nation

H-HistBibl shares article reflecting on contradictory expectations for publishers

H-PRC discusses teaching everyday life in Maoist China

H-Asia discusses readings for course on Southeast Asian and International Relations


H-Buddhism seeks information on the fifth Buddha

H-Slavery seeks resources on manumission and population growth in the pre-Civil War South

H-NC query about Lewis & Clark Explorer Maps, Ltd.

H-World seeks film recommendation on medieval period

H-Sport inquires about sports in political studies/government departments in US

H-California seeks history of 1980s California, focus on healthcare and social services 

H-California seeks story ideas for California Foodways public radio show

H-Mideast-Medieval seeks sources on women is seige diplomacy

H-Asia seeks advertisements for transatlantic passage from China in the mid-1800s

H-Buddhism query about bird's wing parable in relation to the length of a kalpa


H-High-S shares resources for teaching US History in a Global Context 

H-Slavery shares free online course about contemporary slavery

H-Diplo shares Politboro minutes on Soviet submarine sinking

H-Slavery shares audio performance of Barbados slave Sibell's life story 

H-Asia shares new online catolog for early Chinese jades in Smithsonian collection

H-California shares articles of interest from The Pacific Historical Review

H-Asia shares TOC latest issue of Made in China: A Quarterly on Chinese Labour, Civil Society, and Rights

H-Demog shares articles of interest from European Review of Economic HIstory


H-Afro-Am shares latest Of the Study of Race and Culture in America blog: Tips for Avoiding "Voluntourism" in Haiti

News & Publication Roundups

H-Empire shares This Week's Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

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

H-War's latest Military History Digest

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Eugenic's Media Round-Up

H-Afro-Am shares recent news items of interest


H-Environment shares podcast episode Water Resilience in Western Australia since European Colonisation from Environmental History Resources

H-Podcast shares the Rogue Historian Podcast

H-West-Africa shares Africa Past and Present episode On the Ground in Western Sahara


H-Judaic remembers prolific Jewish scholar Jacob Neusner

H-New-Jersey remembers Archbishop Peter L. Gerety, chair of the New Jersey Catholic Historical Commission

H-Slavery remembers Mustafa Olpak, author on African slave experience in Ottoman Empire and descendants in Turkish Republic

Reviews and Network Publications

H-Nationalism: Evan Rothera reviews German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era

H-Diplo: Article review of "The Role of Norman Cousins and Track II Diplomacy in the Breakthrough to the 1963 Limited Test Ban Treaty"

H-Diplo: June Teufel Dreye reviews East Asia's Reemergence

H-War: Mike Hankins reviews The Comic Art of War: A Critical Study of Military Cartoons, 1805-2014, with a Guide to Artists

H-War: Paul Springer reviews Fighting Back What Governments Can Do about Terrorism

H-War: Jaclyn Miller reviews Roosevelt's Second Act: The Election of 1940 and the Politics of War

H-War: Hakan Gungor reviews Zones of Rebellion: Kurdish Insurgents and the Turkish State

H-Diplo: David A. Baldwin reviews Asymmetry and International Relationships

H-Diplo: Roundtable review of Shadow Cold War: The Sino-Soviet Competition for the Third World

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Waqar Zaidi reviews Wiring the World: The Social and Cultural Creation of Global Telegraph Networks

H-Citizenship: Sya Kedzior reviews Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India: Ahmedabad, 1900-2000

H-Diplo: Article review of “A Matter of Western Civilisation: Transnational Support for the Salvadoran Counterrevolution, 1979-1982”

H-Law: Noah A. Rosenblum reviews The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding

H-Diplo: Article review of “The post-Stalin Komsomol and the Soviet Fight for Third World Youth”

H-Afro-Am: Eddie Bonilla reviews Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

H-Teach: Melissa Sartore reviews Dynasties: A Global History of Power, 1300-1800

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Slavery's project Digital Resources for the Study of Global Slavery and the Slave Trade

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion of difference between world history and global history

Top Review: Noah A. Rosenblum's review of The Royalist Revolution: Monarchy and the American Founding for H-Law

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