H-Net This Week (Pondering Racism and Western Civ)

H-Net This Week ArchiveDecember 9 - 15, 2016

Network News

H-FedHist seeks Review Editors

H-SHGAPE calls for Network Editors

H-War shares their network statistics


H-World discusses white nationalism/racism and Western civilization narratives

H-Canada comments on Canada's culture of "niceness"

H-War continues discussion on no fly zones and air power

H-Scholar discusses history of Internet Archive and recent improvements

H-Scholar discusses avenues for scholarly societies to publish open access


H-Buddhism subscriber seeks source for "polishing gold" quotation

H-War subscriber inquires about religion of US soldiers in Philippine-American War

H-Africa subscriber seeks archaeological data on introduction of corn in Americas from Africa


EDTECH shares ways to use videos to enhance teaching

H-HistBibl shares National Park maps

H-War shares World War 2.0, an undergraduate project imagining web news in WWII

H-HistBibl shares article about difficulty in accessing open access monographs

H-AfrLitCine shares Welcome to the Smiling Coast, documentary about Gambian tourism, development, and migration


H-HistBibl shares blog post about faculty-librarian team teaching

H-Empire shares Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

H-Empire shares Imperial & Global Forum post Rewriting Dutch Colonial Histories

H-Catholic shares Archivist's Nook post on Treasure Chest of Fun and Fact comic book digital collection

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Nutrition's Recent Articles on History of Nutrition

H-Democracy's weekly news roundup

H-Public's Around the Field roundup


H-Podcast shares ArtCurious podcast


H-AfrArts remembers sculptor Ousmane Sox

Reviews and Network Publications

H-Nationalism: Brent O. Peterson reviews Abolitionizing Missouri: German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America

H-Environment: George Vrtis reviews A History of Gold Dredging in Idaho

H-Environment: Jonathan Peyton reviews Mining and Communities in Northern Canada: History, Politics, and Memory

H-Socialisms: Jake Slovis reviews The Day the Country Dies: A History of Anarcho Punk, 1980-1984

H-AmRel: Kyle Beshears reviews The Mormon Jesus: A Biography

H-AfrArts: Joseph Nevadomsky reviews Displaying Loot: The Benin Objects and the British Museum

H-Environment: Henry V. Nelles reviews Time and a Place: An Environmental History of Prince Edward Island

H-Diplo: William Yale reviews China's Crisis Behavior: Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War

H-Diplo: Christopher J. Fettweis reviews War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft

H-War: Daniel Curzon reviews China in Revolution: The Road to 1911

H-War: Marc Blackburn reviews Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life

H-War: Garrett W. Wright reviews The Acadian Diaspora: An Eighteenth-Century History

H-War: Brian Turnbull reviews Soviet Leaders and Intelligence: Assessing the American Adversary during the Cold War

H-Diplo: Roundtable review of Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

H-German: Hunter Bivens reviews The Writers' State: Constructing East German Literature, 1945-1959

H-Nationalism: Rebecca Clifford reviews The Holocaust and French Historical Culture, 1945-65

H-Afro-Am: Joshua Farrington reviews The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power

H-Diplo: Article Review on The Eagle Comes Home to Roost: The Historical Origins of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

H-LatAm: Jorge Iber reviews Chronology of Latin Americans in Baseball, 1871-2015

H-Environment: Roundtable review of Forests in Revolutionary France

H-Diplo: Roundtable review of The American Bomb in Britain:  US Air Forces’ Strategic Presence, 1946-64

H-Luso-Africa: Didier Péclard reviws Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola since the Civil War

H-Slavery: Matthew Wyman-McCarthy reviews Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-PCAACA's blog post about representation of vasectomies in Gilmore Girls and About a Boy

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion on white nationalism, racism, and Western civilization narratives 

Top Review: Joshua Ferrington's review of The Loneliness of the Black Republican: Pragmatic Politics and the Pursuit of Power for H-AfroAm

Compiled by the H-Net Clerks and edited by Yelena KalinskyPrevious issues  of H-Net This Week