H-Net This Week (The U.S. Election, Course Prep, and Thanksgiving Edition)

H-Net This Week ArchiveNovember 18 - 23, 2016

Programming note: This installment of H-Net This Week is short due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Look for an extended roundup next Friday, and to our readers in the U.S., happy holiday!

Network News

Former H-ItalAm network relaunched as H-ItalianDiaspora, editors Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra announce

H-Nationalism's Secessionism and Separatism Monthly series comes to a close, editor Emmanuel Dalle Mulle reflects



H-Africa discusses Trump's election and U.S.-Africa relations

H-World discusses addressing the U.S. presidential election in world history class

H-HistGeog discussion about teaching red/blue regions and regionalism after the election

H-Histsex discusses books that address boys and sexual discovery/violence

H-War discusses course books for NATO class

H-War subscribers evaluate texts for class on WWII

H-War discusses syllabi and resources for U.S. military history class

H-Buddhism discusses texts for introductory Buddhism course

H-HistBibl shares review of MIT report on the future of libraries

H-OralHist dicusses transcription software


H-Childhood query for  books about boys and sexual discovery/violence

H-SHEAR subscriber seeks info on colonial married men in 18th-century London

H-Environment query of punt guns and waterfowl

H-Demog subscriber seeks advice on redefining age group population data

H-Enviorment subscriber seeks resources on history of urban air pollution above 2000 m

H-Asia seeks historical Chinese cookbooks in any language

H-Women query about gendered policing of women and girls in Victorian literature

H-War query about Japanese planes during Pearl Harbor


H-Sci-Med-Tech and H-HistBibl share open access history of science bibliography 

H-Asia shares additional items in imperial postcard collection

H-War shares articles about T-28s in the secret war in Laos

H-EnviroHealth shares article about agent orange and veterans

H-Asia shares Al Jazeera documentary about rhino & elephant slaughter for the Asia market

H-EarlySlavic shares journal issue on Russia and the periodical press in the age of Enlightenment

H-Nutrition shares resource for teaching WWI history through food


H-Diplo shares National Security Archives blog post on Romanian responses to 1956 Hungarian Revolt

H-DC blog post about zoning in Washington, D.C.

H-Nationalism's latest Nationalism and the First World War Centenary blog post

H-Kentucky shares A Conversation with Melanie Goan from its KY Woman Suffrage blog

H-War's latest Handgrenade of the Month

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

News & Publication Roundups

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

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

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

H-Diplo news roundup of President-elect Trump and the world

H-Afro-Am's recent news items of interest


H-OralHist shares the latest Amplified Oklahoma podcast on political campaigns, election nights, and inaugurations

H-Podcast shares The Liberal Arts Endeavor Podcast  from MSU College of Arts and Letters Dean Christopher P. Long

H-Africa shares Africa Past and Present, Episode 104: Development Dreams in Lesotho 

Reviews and Network Publications

H-Nationalism: Beatrice Sica reviews Fascist Hybridities: Representations of Racial Mixing and Diaspora Cultures under Mussolini

H-Judaic: Jessica Carr reviews Looking Jewish: Visual Culture and Modern Diaspora

H-Energy: Tyler Priest reviews Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s; Meg Jacobs' author response

H-Judaic: Rachel Gordan reviews Jacob Neusner, An American Iconoclast 

H-Diplo: Heather W. Williams reviews Making the Unipolar Moment: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Post-Cold War Order

H-Environment: Paco Martin del Campo reviews Ghostworkers and Greens: The Cooperative Campaigns of Farmworkers and Environmentalists for Pesticide Reform

H-Environment: Jennifer Kitson reviews Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell

H-Environment: Caroline Peyton reviews Nuclear Energy and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman

H-War: Robert J. Smith reviews The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union

H-War: Jessica L. Wallace reviews A Colony Sprung from Hell: Pittsburgh and the Struggle for Authority on the Western Pennsylvania Frontier, 1744-1794

H-War: Lorien Foote reviews Johnson's Island: A Prison for Confederate Officers 

H-War: Jack Furniss reviews Citizen-Officers: The Union and Confederate Volunteer Junior Officer Corps in the American Civil War

H-Diplo: Roundtable review of Franco Sells Spain to America: Hollywood, Tourism, and Public Relations as Postwar Spanish Soft Power

H-German: Matthew Berg reviews Berlin's Black Market: 1939-1950

H-Florida: Jeff Donnelly reviews Robert Parris Moses: A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

H-Energy: Christian Wright reviews Fueling the Gilded Age: Railroads, Miners, and Disorder in Pennsylvania Coal Country

H-Diplo: Article Review on "Spies and Boats and Planes: An Examination of U.S. Decision-Making during the Pueblo Hostage Crisis of 1968.” Journal of Cold War Studies 17:4"

H-French-Colonial: Leland Barrows reviews Jacques Lemaigre Dubreuil de Paris à Casablanca: Vingt ans d'engagements (1935-1955)

H-Judaic: David H. Price reviews The Age of Secrecy: Jews, Christians, and the Economy of Secrets, 1400-1800

H-EarlySlavic: Daniel Waugh reviews new book on Peter the Great in France

H-Diplo: Article review of "The Making of a Myth. The National Labour Alliance, Russian Émigrés, and Cold War Intelligence Activities"

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-PCAACA blog post "About Two Vasectomies: Troubling Conception in Gilmore Girls and About a Boy" by Wendy Braun

Top Discussion: H-HOAC rememberance of Dan Leab

Top Review: ISSF Article Review of "Deal or No Deal? The End of the Cold War and the U.S. Offer to Limit NATO Expansion" on H-Diplo

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