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

H-Net This Week ArchiveFebruary 24 - March 2, 2017

Network News

 H-Net Council has voted to decommission H-Risk-and-Safety and H-Shukyo networks

Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of "Promoting Democracy and Denazification: American Policymaking and German Public Opinion"

H-Diplo ISSF policy series Why Does Donald Trump Have So Much Trouble with the Truth?

H-Diplo article review of “Is there a direction to Israel’s foreign policy?”

H-Diplo article review of The Desperate Diplomat: Saburo Kurusu’s Memoir of the Weeks before Pearl Harbor

H-Diplo roundtable review of Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945-1959:  A New History

H-Albion series Trump, Brexit, and a New Era for British Studies Scholars Part I: Research and Teaching

H-Kentucky adds resource entries to Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project


H-FedHist shares interview with NASA archivist/historian Robert S. Arrighi

H-CivWar continues its discussion of African American conscription under 1863 Militia Act

H-Scholar discusses predatory journals and vanity presses

H-OralHist shares information about establishing copyright

H-OralHist discusses when interviewees withdraw

H-World discusses article critiquing global history

H-Amstdy shares article on President Trump as "child king"


H-Portugal subscriber seeks origin of phrase "descolonização exemplar"

H-War members asks about political commissars or delegates in 18th-20th century armies

H-CivWar subscriber seeks sources on military blacksmiths

H-Asia subscriber seeks open source digital maps of China

H-Buddhism subscriber looking for primary manuscript of Kapildwipa text

H-TGS subscribers asks about immigrant emotions in reference to Lacan quotation

H-Turn subscriber seeks information about training undergone by devsirme janissary recruits

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares new chart annotation tool, ChartAccent

H-Scholar shares free access to Women Writers Online

H-HistBibl shares open access books from Knowledge Unlatched

H-Citizenship shares news of Visiting Scholar spaces for academics affected by US travel ban at York University

Teaching Resources

H-Canada shares Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning about Black History in Canada

H-HistBibl shares resource for using charters to teach medieval history


H-War's Hand Grenade of the Month: The Hoary Myth of Isolationism

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

H-Empire's latest Imperial & Global Forum: China's Neo-Imperialism in Africa

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Eugenics' recent publications

H-Disability's current journal articles

H-Education's articles in current periodicals


H-World shares latest Top of the World episode on food history

H-Net Reviews

H-Law: Karla Luzmer Escobar Hernández reviews Global Indios: The Indigenous Struggle for Justice in Sixteenth-Century Spain

H-Nationalism: Richard Ned Lebow reviews Nationalist Passions

H-Albion: James E. Crimmins reviews Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1, The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham

H-Diplo: Mike Pavelec reviews How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon

H-War: John Abbatiello reviews Marked for Death: The First War in the Air

H-War: Shane Peterson reviews British Art and the First World War, 1914-1924

H-War: Deena Parmelee reviews The Worlds the Shawnees Made: Migration and Violence in Early America

H-War: Donald Seablom reviews The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America

H-Diplo: Joan Clinefelter reviews Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

H-German: Richard Rawls reviews The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformation

H-Nationalism: Erika Harris reviews Minority Rights and Minority Protection in Europe

H-SAWH: Wanda Little Fenimore reviews Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital

H-SHGAPE: Wesley Bishop reviews Coxey’s Crusade for Jobs: Unemployment in the Gilded Age

H-Afro-Am: Ezelle Sanford reviews The Power to Heal: Civil Rights, Medicare, and the Struggle to Transform America's Health Care System

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-German's page on Bismarck's fall from power

Top Discussion: H-Diplo's roundtable on Mao and the Sino-Soviet Partnership, 1945-1959:  A New History

Top Review: Andreas Osiander's 2011 review of The Struggle for Power in Early Modern Europe: Religious Conflict, Dynastic Empires, and International Change on H-Diplo

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