H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons)

H-Net This Week ArchiveFebruary 3 - 9, 2017

Network News

H-Travel introduces new review editor Evan Ward, calls for reviewers

H-Islamart introduces new network editor Ellen Kenney

H-ANZAU revives book review program with review or New Zealand's Empire

H-FedHist's new review editors call for book reviewers

Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of “Who Framed the F-35?  Government-Media Relations in Canadian Defence Procurement”

H-Diplp article review of “‘Captive to the Demonology of the Iranian Mobs’:  U.S. Foreign Policy and Perceptions of Shi’a Islam During the Iranian Revolution, 1978-79”

H-Diplo ISSF article review forum on Nonproliferation

H-Diplo's ISSF policy series elicits responses: A Third-Image Explanation for Why Trump Now: A Response to Robert Jervis’s ‘President Trump and IR Theory’ and Trump and International Relations Theory: A Response to Robert Jervis’s “President Trump and IR Theory


H-HistBibl shares study on prestige bias in publishing

H-Russia discusses research at Archive of Foreign Policy of the Russian Empire

H-Judaic subscribers suggest texts on Gehinom and Shabbat

H-HistBibl shares article on Walt Whitman archive and social editing through user-generated content

H-Podcast discusses academic podcasts


H-Russia and H-HOAC post query for information on Senator Joseph McCarthy

H-AfrArts query about Benin carvings in cow bone

H-Buddhism seeks information about sale and distribution of Buddhist canon texts after WWII

Research Resources

H-Podcast shares tips for academics on how to start a podcast

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

H-Judaic shares newly discovered chapters from R. Yosef Kara's Yehoshua Commentary

H-HistBibl shares searchable online database of declassified CIA pages

H-DC shares article of interest about Harry Truman's sesquicentennial celebration

H-HistBibl shares No Shelf Required, free ebook and digital content portal

H-Mediterranean shares Athens Social Atlas, resource on social geography of Athens

H-Maritime shares article about 1917 Halifax Explosion

H-High-S shares inverview with Dr. Trevor Getz on narrative, graphic novels, and globalization

Teaching Resources

H-CivWar recommends survey texts for American Civil War course

H-Utopia shares article on dystopian literature classes

News & Publication Roundups

H-Sport's quarterly recently published books in sport studies roundup

H-Animal's Recent Publications of Note

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Democracy's roundup of Democracy in the News

H-DC compiled a list of books on Washing D.C. History from 2016


H-West-Africa and H-Africa shares a podcast on West African Intellectual Heritage

H-Podcast shares latest episode of Heartland History


H-Judaic remembers pioneer of feminist studies of Rabbinic literature Judith Romney

H-World remembers professor of global health and public educator Hans Rosling

H-Net Reviews

H-Slavery: Joshua Butler reviews Aiming for Pensacola: Fugitive Slaves on the Atlantic and Southern Frontiers

H-Diplo: Justus Doenecke reviews Defenseless under the Night: The Roosevelt Years and the Origins of Homeland Security

H-Diplo: Catherine Ceniza Choy reviews Outsourced Children: Orphanage Care and Adoption in Globalizing China

H-War: Christopher N. Blaker reviews Vietnam's High Ground: Armed Struggle for the Central Highlands, 1954-1965

H-War: Charlie Thomas reviews Al-Shabaab in Somalia: The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

H-War: John Aylesworth reviews Inside An Lộc: The Battle to Save Saigon, April-May 1972

H-War: Basit Hammad Qureshi reviews Bosworth 1485: The Battle That Transformed England

H-Environment: Tim Lehman reviews Varmints and Victims: Predator Control in the American West

H-Water: Sibylle Zavala reviews Anthropocene

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

H-Judaic: Federico Dal Bo reviews Mystical Resistance: Uncovering the Zohar's Conversations with Christianity

H-Italy: Thomas Kirk reviews Genova e il mare nel Medioevo

H-Environment: Jeremy Vetter reviews Farming

JHistory: W. Joe Watson reviews Media and Politics in a Globalizing World

H-ANZAU: Jennifer Kain reviews New Zealand's Empire

H-Florida: Dan Wells reviews Pioneer Son at Sea: Fishing Tales of Old Florida


H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Podcast's Academic Podcast Roundup

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

Top Review: Laurel Furumota's 1996 review of Manhood in America: A Cultural History for H-Pol

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