H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons, March 17 - 23, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveMarch 17 - 23, 2017

Network News

H-Sport launches Sport Publisher Project

H-Kentucky calls for volunteers to write bio sketches of Kentucky woman suffragists

JHistory seeks new network moderator

Network Publications


H-Diplo ISSF policy series: Leaking about Donald Trump in the Age of False News

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: The Madman Myth: Trump and the Bomb

H-Diplo roundtable review of Czechoslovakia in Africa, 1945-1968

H-Environment roundtable review of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors and Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States 

H-Diplo ISSF article review of “Rethinking Rape: The Role of Women in Wartime Violence"

H-Diplo ISSF article review of “Soft Balancing in the Americas: Latin American Opposition to U.S. Intervention, 1898-1936”


H-Scholar discusses JStor's text analyzer tool

H-HistBibl shares latest Archivist's Nook on visualizing the archive

H-War continues discussion on The Hoary Myth of Isolationism

H-SAWH discusses readings and organizational suggestions for gender in Southern History course

H-HistBibl discusses new study about predatory journals


H-Caribbean subscriber seeks image of Major-General Henry Charles Darling

H-Law subscriber query on secret ballot requirements for chamber representatives in different countries

H-Migration subscriber inquires about Trump's claims on "merit based" immigration

H-South seeks information on court cases related to witchcraft in 19th c South

H-SHEAR searches for information on Colonial Pennsylvania lotteries

H-AfrArts seeks information on Senegalese artist Younouss(e) Seye

H-Caribbean subscriber seeks resources for French Colonialisms course

H-Judaic subscriber asks about representations of Gabbais and Shammases

H-Rural subscriber inquires about fertilizer and nitrogen industry

H-Memory subscriber seeks resources concerning collective memory of the Holocaust in Italy

Research Resources

H-Buddhism shares bibliography of academic reviews of the film "Silence"

H-Scholar shares Umbra Search of African-American history materials

H-Judaic shares new study of attitudes towards Jews among Black South Africans

Teaching Resources

H-World shares article on teaching world history and current events

H-Kentucky shares The Newseum Women Suffrage Movement collection

H-High-S shares post on Global Education Resource Clearing House


H-Nationalism shares latest installment of Nationalism and the First World War Centenary

H-Soyuz shares blog series on the rise of Trump and the failure of the Left by Charles McKelvey

H-Empire shares Imperial & Global Forum post History and the Global Economic Order

H-Empire shares Imperial & Global Forum post France and Britain – Colonial Rivals, or Co-Imperialists?

H-OralHist shares Winter Blog Posts from the Oral History Review

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's latest Weekend Reading

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

H-Sport releases Journal Watch for first quarter of 2017

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

H-Education shares list of recently completed doctorates in education history


H-Podcast shares Episode 12 of Breaking History: Soviet Silencing of Same Sex Desire with Feruza Aripova


H-Africa shares advocacy call against US federal budget cuts to humanities

H-Asia shares feedback request on Japanese copyright and digital research access report

H-MedAnthro shares webinar on protecting immigrant and undocumented students


H-Judaic remembers Elliott Horowitz, Professor of Jewish History and co-editor of Jewish Quarterly Review

H-Net Reviews

H-War: Howard Ward reviews A Sense of the Enemy: The High Stakes History of Reading Your Rival's Mind

H-Slavery: Jamie Diane Wilson reviews University, Court, and Slave: Pro-Slavery Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of Civil War

H-Empire: Vincent O'Malley reviews Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History

H-Nationalism: Joanna Kostka reviews A Contemporary History of Exclusion: The Roma Issue in Hungary from 1945 to 2015

H-PhysicalSciences: Ryan Dahn reviews Rewriting German History: New Perspectives on Modern Germany

H-SHGAPE: Lauren MacIvor Thompson reviews A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s

H-Histsex: Mackenzie Cooley reviews Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America

H-War: Jonathan Zartman reviews Nations Torn Asunder: The Challenge of Civil War

H-War: Christopher Heaney reviews The Archaeology of Cemeteries and Gravemarkers

H-War: Ido Zelkovitz reviews Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1929

H-War: Jobie Turner reviews 1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga

H-Pennsylvania: Karl Lorenz reviews The Nature and Pace of Change in American Indian Cultures: Pennsylvania, 4000 to 3000 BP

H-Diplo: Brian R. Robertson reviews Reasserting America in the 1970s: U.S. Public Diplomacy and the Rebuilding of America's Image Abroad

H-Pennsylvania: Karen Guenther reviews Serious Nonsense: Groundhog Lodges, Versammlinge, and Pennsylvania German Heritage

H-Pennsylvania: Beverly Tomek reviews Moral Commerce: Quakers and the Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy

H-Pennsylvania: Michael Lynch reviews Duty Calls at Home: Central Pennsylvania Responds to the Great War, 1914-1918

H-Diplo: Scott Lucas reviews Hopeless but Optimistic: Journeying through America's Endless War in Afghanistan

H-Haiti: Laura Wagner reviews Mémoire errante

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-German's "Bismarck's Fall from Power, 1890"

Top Discussion: H-Japan's discussion about the movie Silence

Top Review: H-Environment's roundtable review of Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

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