H-Net This Week (Roundup from Around the Commons, Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveJanuary 27 - February 2, 2017

Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of "‘A Billion Dollar Racket’: the United States, South Vietnam, and Global Currency Manipulation during War, 1968-9"

H-Diplo's ISSF Policy Series: Donald Trump Versus American Exceptionalism: Toward the Sources of Trumpian Conduct

H-Diplo's ISSF Policy Series: Aristocracy, Oligarchy, and Donald Trump

H-Diplo's roundtable on America’s War for the Greater Middle East. A Military History

H-Diplo article review of "The Atomic Marshall Plan: Atoms for Peace, British Diplomacy and Civil Nuclear Power"


H-HistBibl shares news that oral historians no longer subject to IRB approval

H-Environment discusses historians who turn to science

H-Albion responds to query about women and housing in the 19th century

H-Nutrition shares USFDA's request for feedback on food labels

 H-PRC subscriber notes mistakenly identified photo

H-HistBible shares plans for history librarian interest group

H-Sci-Med-Tech shares interview with historian Margaret Jacob on feminism and academia

H-Net Book Channel shares project on reimagining the monograph


H-Africa query about documentary The Land Beneath our Feet

H-Albion subscriber inquires of links between Cheshire and Staffordshire Potteries

H-Albion subscriber query about Victorian actress Lillie Langtry

Research Resources

H-Africa recommends new titles in African studies

H-Afro-Am endorses roundtable about Heather Ann Thompson's Blood in the Water

H-Judaic shares open access articles from European Judaism jounal

H-Asia adds to its list of research and teaching resources

H-Russia shares study on General Vlasov from Russian archives and catalog of primary sources published 1990-2000

H-HistBibl shares collection of digital Holocaust documents


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

H-War's Hand Grenade of the Month: Threat Analysis and Military History

H-Empire shares 100 Years After the Balfour Declaration: Revisiting Sir Herbert Samuel's Legacy

News & Publication Roundups

H-Luso-Africa shares Recent Publications on Lusophone Africa

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Afro-Am's Recent News Items of Interest

H-Education shares Educational History in Current Periodicals

H-Disability shares Current Journal Articles on disability

H-Public shares Around the Field of public history

H-Eugenics shares January 2017 Eugenics Publications


H-Africa shares latest episode of Africa Past and Present on 2016 Zambian Elections


H-Africa remembers scholar Barbara Harlow


H-Folk shares American Folklore Society statement on Trump's immigration executive order

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: Robert Weiner reviews Dealing with Dictators: The United States, Hungary, and Eastern Europe, 1942-1989

H-Buddhism: Erick White reviews The Buddha on Mecca's Verandah: Encounters, Mobilities, and Histories along the Malaysian-Thai Border

H-LatAm: Stephen Morris reviews Mexican Business Culture: Essays on Tradition, Ethics, Entrepreneurship and Commerce and the State

H-War: Jacqueline Whitt reviews G. I. Messiahs: Soldiering, War, and American Civil Religion

H-War: Edmund Potter reviews Winston Churchill Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent

H-War: Stacy Hushion reviews I Worked Alone: Diary of a Double Agent in World War II Europe

H-Italy: Maria Galli Stampino reviews L'infanta: Caterina d'Austria, duchessa di Savoia

H-Russia: Alla Myzelev reviews Socialist Fun: Youth, Consumption, and State-Sponsored Popular Culture in the Soviet Union, 1945–1970

H-Judaic: Zev Eleff reviews Changing the Immutable: How Orthodox Judaism Rewrites Its History

H-Nationalism: Mark Stolarik reviews Creating Kashubia: History, Memory, and Identity in Canada's First Polish Community

H-Slavery: Michael E. Woods reviews Liberty Power: Antislavery Third Parties and the Transformation of American Politics

H-Disability: Will Rogers reviews The Dark Side of Genius: The Melancholic Persona in Art, ca. 1500-1700

H-Judaic: Joshua Schwartz reviews The Origins of Organized Charity in Rabbinic Judaism

H-Nationalism: Justin Pearce reviews Nations Torn Asunder: The Challenge of Civil War

H-LatAm: John Alba Cutler reviews From the Edge: Chicana/o Border Literature and the Politics of Print

H-AmIndian: Ramie Gougeon reviews Thatched Roofs and Open Sides: The Architecture of Chickees and Their Changing Role in Seminole Society

H-War: Bert Frandsen reviews Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention: Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

H-War: Keith Dickson reviews Confronting Memories of World War II: European and Asian Legacies

H-Buddhism: Joseph S. O'Leary reviews Demythologizing Pure Land Buddhism: Yasuda Rijin and the Shin Buddhist Tradition

H-Romania: Constantin Bărbulescu reviews România medicilor: Medici, ţărani şi igienă rurală în România de la 1860 la 1910

H-Diplo: Peter Mauch reviews Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

This info is compiled from Google Analytics by the editor of HNTW on Friday, based on the previous Friday-Thursday.

Most Viewed Page: H-Diplo's ISSF policy series Donald Trump Versus American Exceptionalism: Toward the Sources of Trumpian Conduct

Top Discussion: H-DC's discussion about online access to Washington Evening Star

Top Review: Pavel Podvig's review of Regional Missile Defense from a Global Perspective for H-Diplo

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