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

H-Net This Week ArchiveFebruary 17 - 23, 2017

Network News

H-Borderlands welcomes new co-editor Angeles Picone and shares new H-Borderlands Twitter handle @HBorderlands

H-ANZAU, the network on Australian and New Zealand Studies, seeks new editors and advisory board members

H-Texas seeks additional network editors interested in digital projects to join the team

H-SEAsia, the network for Southeast Asia specialists since 1999, calls for editors

H-Net has decommissioned H-SwahiliH-Quilts, and H-Skand, subscribers invited to join several more active networks

Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of “Accommodating and Confronting the Portuguese Dictatorship within NATO, 1970-4”

H-Diplo article review of “America, India, and Kashmir, 1945–49: ‘If Ignorance about India in This Country is Deep, Ignorance About the [Princely] States is Abysmal’”

H-Diplo ISSF policy series, The Waning of the Post-War Order

H-Diplo ISSF policy series, The Appeal of "America First"

H-Diplo ISSF roundtable review of Explanation and Progress in Security Studies: Bridging Theoretical Divides in International Relations

H-Asia remembers historian John E. Wills, Jr. with appreciation by Tonio Andrade

H-Kentucky shares biosketch of Nannie Helen Burroughs, radical voice of Kentucky woman suffrage


H-World discusses recent studies suggesting link between salmonella and Aztecs

H-CivWar discusses drafting of African Americans under the 1863 Militia Act

H-Podcast discusses proposed elimination of public radio

H-DC discusses upcoming closure and modernization of Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library

H-Judaic discusses folk concept of "Jewish luck" and idiomatic meaning of "panim kilkel"

H-Judaic discussion of rabbis taking individual circumstances into account 

H-Buddhism query and suggested resources about Guhyagarbha-tantra in Taisho canon

H-Asia discusses article on Jewish identity in India

H-SHGAPE shares article on longer history of American nativism and immigration

H-World shares and discusses virtual map of two centuries of U.S. immigration


H-LatAm subscriber seeks primary sources on women, education system, and Cuban Revolution

H-HOAC subscriber seeks biography or sources about trade unionist Irving Brown

H-War subscriber seeks source citation for WWII-era "Coalition for Abstinence Education" propaganda image

H-CivWar subscriber seeks 1850s readings for upper-level undergraduate course

H-Judaic subscriber seeks information regarding Jewish burial practices in the U.S.

H-Judaic subscriber seeks translation of Jedaiah ha-Penini Bedersi's Igeret ha-Hitnatslut

Research Resources

H-Asia adds to list of research resources, seeks contributions

H-PRC shared CCP Research Newsletter electronic archive and expanded announcement

H-Haiti shares article on Black futures and Haitian Revolution

H-Buddhism shares digitized Sanskrit grammar tables and Asian and Buddhist studies bibliographic database

H-Podcast updates list of audio sources for podcasting

H-HistBible shares Prague Spring Archive project

H-HOAC shares three web essays on US and Soviet Union relations

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares article on comparing different forms of digital scholarship

H-World shares and discusses virutal map of two centuries of U.S. immigration

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading


H-Podcast shares latest episode of Heartland History - an Interview with Dr. Silvana R. Siddali, author of Frontier Democracy: Constitutional Conventions in the Old Northwest

H-World shares recent BBC 4 In Our Time episode on math in Early Islamic World

H-OralHist shares latest episode of Amplified Oklahoma Podcast on Boley, Oklahoma

H-Podcast shares latest episode of Restless Device on Steel: Automation, Race, and the Rust Belt

H-Podcast shares podcast series on religious studies from BYU's Maxwell Institute

H-Podcast shares Everything Hertz, a podcast about scientific research and academic life


H-Judaic remembers historian Matityahu Mintz

H-Africa remembers historian of Africa Jan Vansina

H-PRC remembers historian Marilyn Young

H-Canada remembers historian Daniel Vickers

H-Judaic remembers scholar of Jewish studies Harold Wechsler

H-World remembers historian of settler colonialism Patrick Wolfe

H-Asia remembers historian John E. Wills, Jr. with an appreciation by Tonio Andrade

H-Net Reviews

H-Asia: Audrey Truschke reviews The Last Hindu Emperor: Prithviraj Chauhan and the Indian Past, 1200-2000

H-Diplo: Stephen G. Craft reviews Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan

H-SHEAR: Rebecca Kugel reviews Land Too Good for Indians: Northern Indian Removal

H-Diplo: Charles Kim reviews Korea's Grievous War

H-War: Clifford Harmon reviews Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

H-War: Gary Sheffield reviews The Indian Army in the Two World Wars

H-War: Shane Peterson reviews African American Doctors of World War I: The Lives of 104 Volunteers

H-War: Corbin Williamson reviews Big Guns, Brave Men: Mobile Artillery Observers and the Battle for Okinawa

H-Environment: Allen J. Dieterich-Ward reviews Struggling for Air: Power Plants and the "War on Coal"

H-Asia: Jorge Canizares reviews Catholic Orientalism: Portuguese Empire, Indian Knowledge (16th-18th Centuries)

H-Afro-Am: Sarah J. Shoenfeld reviews Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital

H-TGS: David Jünger reviews German Rocketeers in the Heart of Dixie: Making Sense of the Nazi Past during the Civil Rights Era

H-Italy: Emily Michelson reviews The Vacant See in Early Modern Rome: A Social History of the Papal Interregnum

H-Judaic: Aidan Beatty reviews Revolutionary Yiddishland: A History of Jewish Radicalism

Habsburg: Patrice Dabrowski reviews White Eagle, Black Madonna: One Thousand Years of the Polish Catholic Tradition and Enlightenment and Catholicism in Europe: A Transnational History

H-Socialisms: Sean Cashbaugh reviews Left of the Left: My Memories of Sam Dolgoff

H-Nationalism: Gaëlle Fisher reviews Deutschland und die Verfolgung der Juden im rumänischen Machtbereich 1940-1944

H-Nationalism: Magdalena Waligorska reviews Vilnius between Nations,1795–2000

H-ANZAU: Sianan Healy reviews Skin Deep: Settler Impressions of Aboriginal Women

H-Histsex: Tara Suri reviews Prostitution and the Ends of Empire: Scale, Governmentalities, and Interwar India

H-Italy: Sarah Gwyneth Ross reviews Everyday Renaissances: The Quest for Cultural Legitimacy in Venice

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

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

Top Discussion: H-Diplo's discusson on link rot in academic publications

Top Review: Emily Hobson's review of Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation and Queer Clout: Chicago and the Rise of Gay Politics for H-1960s

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