H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for April 21 - 27, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveApril 21 - 27, 2017

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Network Publications

H-Amstdy's review series on Viet Thanh Nguyen

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: Will Trumpism Increase the Danger of War in the International System?: IR Theory and the Illiberal Turn in World Politics

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: The Art of the Bluff: The U.S.-Japan Alliance under the Trump Administration

H-Diplo article review of "Reading the Cuban revolution from Bogotá, 1957-62"

H-Diplo roundtable on Spheres of Intervention:  US Foreign Policy and the Collapse of Lebanon, 1967-1976

H-Diplo ISSF policy roundtable: Immigration and Refugee Policy in Donald Trump’s America

H-Diplo ISSF article review of Weaving Tangled Webs: Offense, Defense, and Deception in Cyberspace

The H-Net Book Channel's essay Historical Perspectives on Tribal Sovereignty and the Environment by Jacob Jurss


H-EnviroHealth reflects on environmental politics of 1970 Earth Day and 2017 March for Science

H-HistBibl features an article on evolution of the Google Book Search project

EDTECH invites opinions on using phones for teaching

H-Histsex continues to discuss Karl Heinrich Ulrichs and early sexologists

H-World continues to discuss gender and world history


H-Mideast-Medieval seeks information about the adage "al-kāsib ḥabīb Allah" (الكاسب حبيب الله) in early Islamic or medieval sources

H-SHERA seeks contact for performance artist Petr Pavlensky

H-AmRel seeks significance of "Pointe" in names of evangelical churches

H-World inquires about legacy of Oswald Spengler's Decline of the West

H-World seeks advice for studying feminism in the Ming Dynasty as a global context

Research Resources

H-Nutrition shares link to new food ethics project on the Global Midwest

H-Scholar shares archival preservation techniques for Preservation Week

H-DC shares DC Surveyor Office maps

H-Catholic shares link to Catholic World War I Collections

H-HistBibl shares Manifold, a hybrid publishing platform

Teaching Resources

H-HistBibl shares Crystal Eddins' digitized runaway slave advertisements for research and teaching


H-Law's latest World Legal History Blog post Being, River: The Law, the Person and the Unthinkable by Nurfadzilah Yahaya

News & Publication Roundups

H-Empire's roundup of recent publications

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

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading


H-Podcast shares episode 21 of The Way of Improvement Leads Home, "Why We Need More Historians in the Silicon Valley"

H-OralHist shares latest episode of Amplified Oklahoma Podcast featuring Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel 

H-Podcast shares latest episode of Breaking History on Arab Communists in the Interwar Period with Sana Tannoury-Karam


H-SHERA remembers Liana Paredes, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens chief curator and director of collections

H-Turk remembers John Freely, author, professor, and authority on Istanbul

H-Japan, H-Asia, and H-Buddhism remember Burton Watson, scholar and translator of Chinese and Japanese works

H-Asia remembers Richard H. Solomon, China scholar and diplomat

H-Net Reviews

H-Environment: Erik Loomis reviews Defending Giants: The Redwood Wars and the Transformation of American Environmental Politics

H-Environment: Bart Elmore reviews Aluminum in America: A History

H-PhysicalSciences: Andrew Fiss reviews Inventing the Mathematician: Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Jeffrey Lewis reviews Fascist Pigs: Technoscientific Organisms and the History of Fascism

H-South: James Illingworth reviews Beyond Freedom's Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery

H-Poland: Anna M. Muller reviews The Politics of Morality: The Church, the State, and Reproductive Rights in Postsocialist Poland

H-Amstdy: David Kieran reviews Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

H-Amstdy: Antonella Lettieri reviews The Sympathizer: A Novel

H-Amstdy: Josephine Park reviews Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America

H-Judaic: Tally Gur reviews The German-Jewish Experience: Contested Interpretations and Conflicting Perceptions

JHistory: Eugenia M. Palmegiano reviews A Very Old Machine: The Many Origins of the Cinema in India, 1840-1930

H-War: Corbin Williamson reviews A Tale of Two Navies: Geopolitics, Technology, and Strategy in the United States Navy and the Royal Navy, 1960-2015

H-War: Robert Glaze reviews The Civil War and Reconstruction in Indian Territory

H-War: Sofia Zepeda reviews Letters of Seamen in the Wars with France, 1793-1815

H-Diplo: Erin Zimmerman reviews Asian Designs: Governance in the Contemporary World Order

H-Buddhism: David Templeman reviews The Gathering of Intentions: A History of a Tibetan Tantra

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-Animal's Syllabus Exchange

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion of gender and world history

Top Review: Christopher Olsen's 2002 review of Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War for H-South

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