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

H-Net This Week ArchiveFebruary 10 - 16, 2017

Network News

H-War announces new Twitter handle @HNetWar

H-Food-Studies seeks reviewers for books, resources, exhibits, documentaries, and other media


Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of “Imagining a Global Sovereignty: U.S. Counternarcotic Operations in Istanbul during the Early Cold War and the Origins of the Foreign ‘War on Drugs”

H-Diplo ISSF article review of “Influencing Clients in Counterinsurgency: U.S. Involvement in El Salvador’s Civil War, 1979-1992”

H-Diplo roundtable review of The “Conspiracy” of Free Trade:  The Anglo-American Struggle over Empire and Economic Globalisation, 1846-1896

H-Diplo policy series, U.S.-Latin American Relations in the Age of Donald Trump

H-Diplo ISSF policy series, The Donald versus "The Blob"


H-Midwest shares concerned archivist's post about Indiana State Archives

H-Travel subscriber raises questions about travel writing and history

H-Judaic continues discussion on Gehinom and Shabbat

H-1960s shares author response  and reviewer response to review of Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation and Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics

H-Judaic discuss French translation of Pirqe deRabbi Eliezer

H-PRC discuss lost documents in Beijing's Xicheng District Archive

H-AmIndian respond to request for translation assistance of letter mentioning horse scalps

H-CivWar continues discussion on survey texts for American Civil War course

H-Adjunct shares recent article on how the humanities survive on exploitation


H-Sport subscriber inquires about scholars of NFL and sports celebrity

H-SHEAR subscriber seeks information about Washington purchasing land at public auctions

H-War subscriber query about volume 2 of Philip Jowett's Rays of the Rising Sun

H-War seeks archival records on Nieves Fernandez, female guerilla in the Philippines in WWII

H-LatAm subscriber seeks archival leads on Peruvian-born, Laura Meneses

H-AfrArts and H-West-Africa subscriber inquire about downloading Nollywood films for teaching purposes

Research Resources

Latest entries to H-Sport's Archive ProjectRobert Osborne fonds and Frank Read fonds

H-EarlySlavic shares catalog of primary sources published in Russian journals

H-Turk shares BiblioPera: Beyoglu Research Centers Network

H-1960s shares dc1968 project

H-Midwest shares Wisconsin-related content on historic newspaper site Chronicling America

H-Amstdy shares Early African American poet Frances Ellen Watkins (Harper)'s Forest Leaves

H-HistBibl shares article about new digital resource to reveal hidden possibilities for library collections

H-TGS shares transnational German studies bibliography

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares article on using digital tools for teaching

H-CivWar continues discussion on survey texts for American Civil War course


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

H-Canada shares Borealia post on Jean Baptiste Assiginack / The Starling (aka Blackbird): Anishnaabeg in the War of 1812

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Luso-Africa shares recent publications on Lusophone Africa

H-TGS shares transnational German studies bibliography


H-Podcast shares New Books in American Studies' new episode, a conversation with Richard Crockatt, Einstein biographer

H-Africa shares Hip Hop African Podcast Episode 7: Gigi Lamayne on Feminism & Politics in South Africa


H-Judaic remembers Authur Hyman, scholar of Medieval Jewish Philosophy 

H-Africa remembers historian of Africa Jan Vansina with two obituaries

Reviews and Network Publications

H-Socialisms: Elizabeth Hull reviews Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

H-1960s: Emily Hobson reviews Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation and Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics

H-LatAm: Teresa Cribelli reviews In Search of the Amazon: Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region

H-Italy: Amedeo Feniello reviews Les Allemands à Venise

H-SHGAPE: Caitlin Verboon reviews Educational Reconstruction: African American Schools in the Urban South, 1865-1890

H-LatAm: Timothy Lorek reviews Political Landscapes: Forests, Conservation, and Community in Mexico

H-LatAm: Amy Cox Hall reviews Darwin's Man in Brazil: The Evolving Science of Fritz Müller

H-LatAm: Antione Acker reviews Conjuring Property: Speculation and Environmental Futures in the Brazilian Amazon

H-LatAm: Jennifer Eaglin reviews The Scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost Paradise" of Euclides da Cunha

H-LatAm: José Juan Pérez Meléndez reviews Industrial Forests and Mechanical Marvels Modernization in Nineteenth-Century Brazil

H-Empire: Richard N. Price reviews History Matters: Selected Writings, 1970-2016

H-Environment: Stephanie Rutherford reviews Producing Predators: Wolves, Work, and Conquest in the Northern Rockies

H-War: Michael Fitzpatrick reviews No Easy Occupation: French Control of the German Saar, 1944-1957

H-Diplo: Eugenio Cusumano reviews Outsourcing War: The Just War Tradition in the Age of Military Privatization

H-War: Heather P. Venable reviews The Fourth Marine Brigade in World War I: Battalion Histories Based on Official Documents

H-War: Evan Rothera reviews Reconstruction

H-War: Robert J. Fulton reviews Italy 1636: Cemetery of Armies

H-Diplo: Michael G. Vann reviews Contesting Indochina: French Remembrance between Decolonization and Cold War

H-SHGAPE: Rebecca Zimmer reviews Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life

H-Pennsylvania: Bill Conlogue reviews Rust Belt Boy: Stories of an American Childhood

H-Pennsylvania: James Higgins reviews Powwowing among the Pennsylvania Dutch: A Traditional Medical Practice in the Modern World

H-Pennsylvania: Roger D. Simon reviews The Grid and the River: Philadelphia’s Green Places, 1682–1876

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-German's primary source on Bismarck's Fall from Power

Top Discussion: H-Diplo's ISSF policy series The Donald versus "The Blob"

Top Review: Christopher Olsen's 2002 review of Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War for H-South

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