H-Net This Week (Roundup from Around the Commons for March 3 - 9, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveMarch 3 - 9, 2017

Network News

H-Amstdy seeks new editors with ideas for original online projects

H-Kentucky shares information about Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project


Network Publications

H-Diplo ISSF roundtable review of Return to Cold War

H-Diplo ISSF roundtable review of Constructive Illusions:  Misperceiving the Origins of International Cooperation

H-Diplo ISSF policy series The Failed Promises of 1989 and the Politics of 2016

H-Diplo ISSF policy series This is What Nationalism Looks Like

H-Diplo article review of “Osirak and the Counter-Proliferation Puzzle”


H-PRC subscribers discuss research on rural art during Chinese cultural revolution

H-World discusses Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s new series Africa's Great Civilizations

H-Luso-Africa discusses meaning of numbers among Bantu and other African populations

H-Net Book Channel shares comment on footnotes and hyperlinks in online citations

H-World continues discussion on feasibility of global history

H-Civ-War continues discussion of whether or not African Americans were drafted under the 1863 Militia Act

H-OralHist continues discussion about what to do when an interviewee wants to withdraw their interview

H-War continues to discuss The Hoary Myth of Isolationism

H-Judaic continues discussion of idiomatic meaning of "panim kilkel"

H-Japan continues discussion of Silence film

H-Turk continues discussion of jannisary devsirme curriculum


H-Turk subscriber seeks reference to 17th or 18th c. story of lightening striking minaret

H-PRC subscriber seeks research on Chinese perceptions of national and foreign debt

Subscriber to H-Russia and H-EarlySlavic seeks suggestions for Russian & Central European primary sources in English for university library

H-OraHist subscriber inquires about recording devices for multiple participants, strategies for transcription

H-Histsex subscriber inquires about sexual symbolism of an open fan in 18th century

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares talk on relationship between library subscriptions and open access publishing

H-HistBibl shares AAP report declining e-book sales, increasing print and audio book sales

H-HistBibl shares list of best free reference sites and apps

H-Kentucky shares article by Dr. Judi Jennings about oral histories of Kentucky 

H-PRC shares new primary source and ephemera archive

H-Albion shares large datasets about 18th and 19th century England

Teaching Resources


H-Canada shares online guide to teaching black history in Canada

News & Publication Roundups

H-Democracy's Weekly Five news roundup

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Afro-Am's recent news items of interest


H-Africa and H-West-Africa share the latest episode of Africa Past and Present about the Muridiyya in Senegambia


H-Asia remembers Shang China scholar David Noel Keightley

H-Net Reviews

H-SHGAPE: Mark W. Summers reviews Reconstruction's Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains

H-AmIndian: Adam Pratt reviews Forging a Cherokee-American Alliance in the Creek War: From Creation to Betrayal

H-Asia: Sharmila Rudrappa reviews Wombs in Labor: Transnational Commercial Surrogacy in India

JHistory: Sarah Foss reviews Radio in Revolution: Wireless Technology and State Power in Mexico, 1897–1938

H-Slavery: Timothy Fritz reviews The Short Life of Free Georgia: Class and Slavery in the Colonial South

H-Buddhism: Seong Uk Kim reviews Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chŏng Tojŏn (Sambong) and Hamhŏ Tŭkt'ong (Kihwa)

H-Slavery: Scott Ackerman reviews Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America

H-Luso-Africa: Drew Thompson reviews João Albasini e as luzes de Nwandzengele: Jornalismo e política em Moçambique, 1908-1922

H-Asia: Sandy Chang reviews Prostitution and the Ends of Empire: Scale, Governmentalities, and Interwar India

H-Histsex: Catherine Fletcher reviews Same-Sex Marriage in Renaissance Rome: Sexuality, Identity, and Community in Early Modern Europe

H-Florida: Christopher Crenshaw reviews Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640

H-Florida: F. Evan Nooe reviews Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana

JHistory: Katie Simpson reviews The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties

JHistory: Philip Glende reviews Mister Pulitzer and the Spider: Modern News from Realism to the Digital

H-LatAm: Michellle Carmody reviews Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala

H-LatAm: Stella Krepp reviews Neither Peace nor Freedom: The Cultural Cold War in Latin America

H-Poland: Jadwiga Biskupska Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising

H-Teach: Dominic DeBrincat reviews Redemption Songs: Suing for Freedom before Dred Scott

JHistory: Shalon Van Tine reviews Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press

H-War: Anne-Marie Contreras reviews Tarnished, Toxic Leadership in the U.S. Military

H-War: Nathan D. Wells reviews The Wars of Justinian

H-War: Benjamin Hurwitz reviews An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War

H-War: J. Ross Dancy reviews In Nelson's Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

H-Diplo: Christopher J. Dolan reviews Power and International Relations: A Conceptual Approach

H-Pietism: Tim R. Woolley reviews Preaching in Eighteenth-Century London

H-Environment: Angela Creager reviews Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present

H-Diplo: Mathias Haeussler reviews Continental Drift: Britain and Europe from the End of Empire to the Rise of Euroscepticism

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-German's page on Bismarck's Fall from Power, 1890

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion about Jeremy Adelman's piece about Global History

Top Review: Timothy C. Hemmis' 2017 review of Christian Imperialism: Converting the world in the Early American Republic on H-War

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