H-Net This Week (Roundup from Around the Commons for March 10 - 16, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveMarch 10 - 16, 2017

Network News

H-Net launches new networks: H-Celebration, network of celebration, festive & holiday studies; H-SHERA, network for East European, Eurasian & Russia art & architecture!

JHistory, the network of journalism & mass communication historians, says farewell to longtime moderator Jim Leonhirth, seeks new moderator

H-Amstdy seeks editors, digital content/webmasters & social media manager

Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of “The Nuclear Imperative: Atoms for Peace and the Development of U.S. Policy on Exporting Nuclear Power, 1953-1955”  

H-Diplo roundtable review of Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold War

H-Diplo ISSF policy roundtable: Is Liberal Internationalism Still Alive?

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: The Clash of Global Narratives

H-Diplo article review of “Pierre Trudeau and the ‘Suffocation’ of the Nuclear Arms Race”

H-Celebration shares photo essay on Phuket Vegetarian Festival


H-HistBibl shares essay on the need to change how books are sorted in the digital age

H-Amstdy, H-Memory discuss scholarship on contemporary plantation weddings

H-Scholar discusses sudden removal of Beall's List of questionable journals

H-Holocaust poses questions about stealth altruism in the Holocaust

H-SHEAR discusses 19th century court cases related to witchcraft

H-Podcast reflects on results of The Infinite Dial 2017 survey 

H-Podcast shares graph relating episode length and listening

H-Urban continues discussion of urban marketplaces

H-World continues feasibility of global history discussion

H-Russia suggests primary sources on Russia and Central Europe in English


H-Animal shares survey on political attitudes of American vegans

H-PRC subscriber questions on copyright for three images

H-Turk query on current access to Istanbul libraries for foreign scholars

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares digital archive of African-American historical artifacts

H-DC shares information on utilizing JSTOR text analyzer search tool

JHistory shares digitized rare footage about socialist propaganda 

H-Net Book Channel shares The Idealis, new open access overlay journal of scholarly communications

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares guide to learning coding for digital historians

H-Net Book Channel shares Atlantic article on using historical fiction in primary and secondary education


H-Grad posts latest Insider Information blog post, Spring Breaks

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Nationalism shares monthly member publications

H-Democracy's Weekly Five, round-up of democracy in the news

H-AfroAm's Recent News Items of Interest

H-Luso-Africa shares recent publications on Lusophone Africa


H-Africa published latest Hip Hop Podcast episode featuring Seth Markle

H-Podcast shares Heartland History Podcast, now on Pocket Casts


H-Asia remembers Asia historian Marilyn B. Young

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: Robert D. English reviews From Washington to Moscow: US-Soviet Relations and the Collapse of the USSR

H-Diplo: Steven L. B. Jensen reviews The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century

H-War: Steven J. Libson reviews A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in US Public Schools

H-War: Jennifer Zoebelein reviews Perspectives on World War I Poetry

H-War: Benjamin M. Schneider reviews Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II

H-War: Corbin Williamson reviews Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburō and the Japanese-American War

H-Canada: Greg Donaghy reviews The Call of the World: A Political Memoir

H-SHGAPE: Ryan Anderson reviews Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930

H-Judaic: Rebecca Wartell Lobel reviews Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

H-LatAm: Cody A. Williams reviews Native and National in Brazil: Indigeneity after Independence

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Animal's syllabus exchange

Top Discussion: H-Amstdy's discussion of plantation weddings

Top Review: Gillian Fletcher's 2013 review of Islands of Love, Islands of Risk: Culture and HIV in the Trobriands on H-Histsex

Compiled by the H-Net Clerks and edited by Yelena KalinskyPrevious issues  of H-Net This Week