H-Net This Week (H-Net Strategic Plan 2020 and Full H-Net Roundup)

H-Net This Week ArchiveDecember 16 - 22, 2016

Network News

H-Net Council has finalized New Strategic Plan for H-Net 2020

H-Net Home Office will have shortened office hours for winter break

H-Russia announces revived book reviews program

H-Net seeks editors and contributors for new network on holiday, celebration, and festival studies

H-Environment call for essay submissions for H-Net Book Channel


H-Environment discusses history of urban air pollution above 2000 meters

H-World continues discussion on racism and Western Civilization narratives, starts new discussion on rationales for teaching Western Civ and world history 

H-Africa continues to query archaeological data on earliest corn in Africa

H-EnviroHealth feature on black lung disease and environmental regulation

H-Women suggests undergraduate project and readings on women's rights and feminism

H-Women continues discussion on women policing gender expectations in fiction

H-HOAC continues discussion on International Brigade records online from RGASPI archive

H-Energy continues discussion of recent review of Panic at the Pump

H-Genocide discusses bias study in Journal of Genocide Research

H-HistBibl shares interview with MLA officer Kathleen Fitzpatrick about Humanities Commons


H-South seeks short introduction to history of American South

H-Afro-Am inquires about teaching approaches to problamatic Willie Lynch letter

H-Buddhism seeks bibliographic information for recent PRC publication on mantra

H-Russia inquires about researching at AVPRI (Archive of Foreign Policy of the Russian Empire)

H-Africa seeks birth and death dates for Martha Ngano

H-OralHist query about institutional access to USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive and ProQuest

H-OralHist query about academic labor organizing and documenting with interviews


H-Kentucky shares biosketch of economist and suffragist Virginia Penny

H-High-S shares lesson plan ideas from Eisenhower Memorial Commission

H-Nutrition shares American Food Roots, website addressing question "Why do we eat what we eat?"

H-Teach shares teaching methods on using historical newspaper ads

H-Film shares article on Hitchcock's Psycho

H-Islamart shares Archnet open access resource on architecture with particular focus on Muslim societies

H-Hisbibl shares reviews of new book on history and future of handwriting

H-Asia shares exhibition on Chinese in the Information Age


H-Haiti shares latest edition of Haiti in Translation: interview with Kaiama L. Glover, translator of Marie Vieux-Chauvet's Dance on the Volcano

H-Nationalism shares latest post in Nationalism and the First World War Centenary series

H-Women shares Archivist's Nook post on blending of Catholicism and Americanism in youth culture at DC's St. Rose's

H-Canada's roundup of Findings/Trouvailles blog's seasonal posts

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Soyuz December 2016 Book Review Roundup, Part 1

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

H-War's Military History Digest

Remembrances & Congratulations

H-New-Jersey congratulates Ron Becker, head of Special Collections and University Archives, on his retirement from Rutgers Libraries

H-Education congratulates recently completed doctorates in educational history


H-OralHist shares Amplified Oklahoma podcast on Christmas during Great Depression in Oklahoma

H-Buddhism shares Spiritual Edge podcast on San Francisco's Buddhist "Church"

H-Podcast shares History Talks podcast from The Ohio State University History Department

H-Africa shares Hip Hop African Podcast on Black Activism in US & South Africa

H-Africa shares Africa Past and Present podcast on The Trial of Dedan Kimathi and popular theater in Kenya

H-Judaic shares call for podcast hosts for New Books in Jewish Studies podcast

Reviews and Network Publications

H-Diplo: Bryan R. Early reviews Targeted Sanctions: The Impacts and Effectiveness of United Nations Action

H-Diplo: Oceane Jasor reviews Women and Power in Postconflict Africa

H-War: Curtis Foxley reviews The Archaeology of the Cold War

H-War: Nathaniel Moir reviews Understanding the U.S. Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

H-War: Aleksandra Pomiecko reviews Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR

H-War: Aaron Barth reviews Surviving Wounded Knee: The Lakotas and the Politics of Memory

H-Urban: Jolanta Pekacz reviews The World of the Salons: Sociability and Worldliness in Eighteenth-Century Paris

H-Diplo: Article reviews of "Reconcilable Differences: A History of Canada-US Relations" and "Your Country, My Country: A Unified History of the United States and Canada"

H-Diplo: Roundtable review of Cold War Crucible: The Korean Conflict and the Postwar World

H-Nationalism: David Kenrick reviews Imagining a Nation: History and Memory in Making Zimbabwe

H-Italy: Antonio Musarra reviews La monarchie et la commune : Les relations entre Gênes et la France, 1396-1512

H-German: Jason Johnson reviews States of Division: Border and Boundary Formation in Cold War Rural Germany

H-Diplo: Rountable review of Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

H-Environment: Jules P. Gehrke reviews Beyond the Metropolis: The Changing Image of Urban Britain, 1780-1880

H-SC: Robert Greene reviews Charleston in Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement

H-Haiti: Erin Zavitz reviews Prophetic Visions of the Past: Pan-Caribbean Representations of the Haitian Revolution

H-Nationalism: Klaus Vollmer reviews The Fascist Effect: Japan and Italy, 1915-1952

H-Diplo: Review essay The Power of Culture: Encounters Between China and the United States

H-Diplo: Policy roundtable on U.S. nuclear policy

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Animal Syllabus Exchange

Top Discussion: H-World discussion of rationales for teaching Western civ and world history

Top Review: H-Environment roundtable review of Forests in Revolutionary France: Conservation, Community, and Conflict, 1669-1848

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