H-Net This Week (April 7 - 13, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveApril 7 - 13, 2017

Network News

H-Net is pleased to introduce three new networks: H-Celebration,  H-Nahuatl, and H-SHERA

H-SAWH launches new Mentoring Discussion Series

Network Publications

H-Diplo ISSF review essay on The Return of the Theorists: Dialogues with Great Thinkers in International Relations

H-Diplo roundtable review of The Star and the Stripes:  A History of the Foreign Policies of American Jews

H-Diplo article review of “You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression? First Encounters and Face-based Threat Perception”

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: Neoliberalism, the Decline of Diplomacy, and the Rise of the Global Right

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: Is Donald Trump Jimmy Carter, or is he Kaiser Wilhelm II?


H-SAWH scholars give advice for novice scholarsWhat do you wish you'd known?

H-PRC subscriber received helpful feedback about published source collections

H-HistBibl shares recent projects commemorating World War I

H-War discusses theory of study versus theory of doctrine

H-Energy discusses Qatar's lifting its LNG moratorium

H-Podcast discusses podcasts in the classroom


H-Mideast-Medieval subscriber seeks information about LeStrange maps of Baghdad

H-Atlantic subscriber asks about Brazilian tobacco

Research Resources

Habsburg shares article about consociational democracy in interwar Czechoslovakia

H-Maghrib shares online version of Hesperis-Tamuda

H-HistBibl shares news from the Directory of Open Access Books

H-HistBibl shares article discussing Cornell Library's acquisition of U.S. textile industry materials

H-SHERA shares news about alleged archive closures at Hermitage Museum

Teaching Resources

H-Podcast discusses teaching and podcasts

H-High-S shares the Maritime Cultural Resource Center


H-Empires shares post about the 1917 Stockholm Peace Conference from Imperial & Global Forum

H-DC shares Past Planning for the Future: DC's 1950 Comprehensive Plan

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

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


H-World shares Episode 14 of Breaking History Podcast: Dr. Bill Fowler's Academic Career in Early American/Maritime History

H-Podcast shares Internet Archive's audio collections

H-Podcast shares Office Hours: A Podcast, interviews with students


H-World remembers Jean Johnson, co-author of the multi-volume world history text The Human Drama

H-Net Reviews

H-Judaic: Danielle Drori reviews Travels in Translation: Sea Tales at the Source of Jewish Fiction

H-Russia: Andrej Katljarchuk reviews Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

H-Diplo: Danielle Fosler-Lussier reviews Making New Music in Cold War Poland: The Warsaw Autumn Festival, 1956-1968

H-War: Cody J. Foster reviews Fatal Politics: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection

H-War: Mathieu Billings reviews Ireland's Exiled Children: America and the Easter Rising

H-War: Jordan Hayworth reviews Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life

H-Diplo: Elizabeth Bishop reviews The Poisoned Well: Empire and Its Legacy in the Middle East

H-War: Matthew King reviews Merchant Crusaders in the Aegean, 1291-1352

H-1960s: Seth Offenbach reviews Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics

H-SHGAPE: Andrew McNally reviews John Dewey, America's Peace-Minded Educator

H-SC: Fritz Hamer reviews The Coming of Southern Prohibition: The Dispensary System and the Battle over Liquor in South Carolina, 1907-1915

H-LatAm: Brandon Morgan reviews Three Roads to Magdalena: Coming of Age in a Southwest Borderland, 1890-1990

H-TGS: Patrick Gaul reviews Festkultur und Gedächtnis: Die Konstruktion einer deutschamerikanischen Ethnizität 1848–1914

H-Russia: Natalie Kononenko reviews New Approaches to Teaching Folk and Fairy Tales

H-Disability: Iain Smith reviews Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Buddhism's listings of journals for Buddhist Studies

Top Discussion: H-PRC's discussion on recommended PRC documents for library purchse

Top Review: Rian van Meeteren's 2014 review of A Mad Catastrophe on H-War

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