H-Net This Week (Roundup from Around the Commons for April 28 - May 4, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveApril 28 - May 4, 2017

Network News

H-Nutrition calls for submissions to The Recipe Project online conference

H-Diplo publications now easily accessible via the side menu: Roundtables, Article Reviews, Essays and Review Essays, FRUS Reviews, State of the Field Essays, and Journal Watch

Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of “Raging Rivers and Propaganda Weevils: Transnational Disaster Relief, Cold War Politics, and the 1954 Danube and Elbe Floods”

H-Diplo roundtable on Of Limits and Growth: The Rise of Global Sustainable Development in the Twentieth Century

H-Diplo article review of “All Politics is Local: The Domestic Agenda of Terror Groups and the Study of Transnational Attack”

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: Expertise and Naïveté in Decision-Making: Theory, History, and the Trump Administration

H-Diplo review essay of Alan S. Milward and a Century of European Change and Alan S. Milward and Contemporary European History: Collected Academic Reviews


H-SAWH's Mentoring Series asks senior scholars What is the biggest mistake you made as a new professor?

H-AmRel discusses the significance of "pointe" churches

H-Luso-Africa discusses Tshokwe divination baskets

H-HistBibl starts discussion about what authors should know about open-access publishing

H-Diplo discusses President Obama's Presidential Library


H-War subscriber seeks historiography of the Battle of Midway

H-Maghrib and H-Mideast-Medieval queries about the original wakfiyyah of Sultan Abu Said Qunsuh

H-Japan subscriber seeks contact with Lucia Schwellinger

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares WWI collections on display

H-EarlySlavic shares list of digitization projects and a project on Russian-Athos relations

H-Buddhism shares latest update report for Digital Dictionary of Buddhism and CJKV-E Dictionary

H-OralHist shares new digital project A Hackney Autobiography: Remembering Centerprise

H-HistBibl shares the Active Archives Initiative

H-Kentucky shares Newly Digitized Collections on ExploreUK

H-HistBibl shares a report on the Edwin Morgan scrapbooks project

H-Asia shares an open access issue of Etnográfica

Teaching Resources

H-High-S shares a new lesson plan: Famine Today: The Greatest Humanitarian Crisis since WWII


H-Nahuatl subscriber shares their blog post about correlation for Aztec/Mayan calendar developed by Ruben Ochoa

H-HistBibl shares Pre-1870 Copyright Records on Legal History Blog

H-War shares latest Hand Grenade of the Month - The Hitler Problem

H-War shares Military History Digest #300

H-Empire shares Imperial & Global forum Arguing about Empire: The Dreyfus Affair and the Fashoda Crisis, 1898

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

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

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

H-HOAC's latest from the web

H-Disability's Current Journal Articles 

H-Education's Educational History in Current Periodicals

H-Eugenics' publications for April 2017

H-Public's Around the Field

H-Sport's in-progress and completed theses and dissertations


H-Africa shares Episode 110 of Africa Past and Present: The Story of Swahili

H-Socialisms shares Breaking History podcast on "Arab Communists in the Interwar Period with Sana Tannoury-Karam"


H-Judaic remembers Rabbi Dr. Yisrael Shalom Yosef Friedman

H-Minerva's "Remember the Fallen" for May

H-Net Reviews

H-Judaic: Hadas Fischer reviews Jewish Radical Ultra-Orthodoxy Confronts Modernity, Zionism and Women’s Equality

H-LatAm: Marc Antone reviews Independent Mexico: The Pronunciamiento in the Age of Santa Anna, 1821–1858

H-LatAm: María Victoria Marquez reviews Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

H-LatAm: Marcel Anduiza Pimentel reviews La gobernanza de los puertos atlánticos, siglos XIV-XX

H-LatAm: Dante Barksdale reviews Freedom's Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution

H-Buddhism: Antonello Palumbo reviews The History of Chinese Buddhist Bibliography: Censorship and Transformation of the Tripitaka

H-Diplo: Adrian Lewis reviews Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killing, and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare

H-Diplo: Paul S. Ciccantell reviews Strategic Coupling: East Asian Industrial Transformation in the New Global Economy History

H-War: Christopher N. Blake reviews Shipmates: The Men of LCS 52 in World War II

H-War: Mark Montesclaros reviews Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich

H-War: Dana Cushing reviews Wounds in the Middle Ages

H-Italy: Michael Martoccio reviews A Great and Wretched City: Promise and Failure in Machiavelli's Florentine Political Thought

H-AfrArts: Dele Layiwola reviews The Humanities in Africa: Knowledge Production, Universities, and the Transformation of Society

JHistory: Patricia M. Muhammad reviews Humane Insight: Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death

H-Asia: Robert Rakove reviews JFK's Forgotten Crisis: Tibet, the CIA, and Sino-Indian War

H-Citizenship: Ting-Fai Yu reviews Rethinking Sexual Citizenship

H-Luso-Africa: Marina Temudo reviews Sacred Rice: An Ethnography of Identity, Environment, and Development in Rural West Africa

H-Low-Countries: Jessica V. Roitman reviews White Innocence: Paradoxes of Colonialism and Race

H-Empire: Paul Landau reviews The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire

H-Empire: Jingbin Wang reviews Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century

H-Disability: Gareth Milward reviews Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty

H-Disability: Sarah Handley-Cousins reviews Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War

H-Disability: Lauren Thompson reviews Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck

H-Nationalism: Christopher Mick reviews The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

H-Italy: Aristotle Kallis reviews Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Law's blog post "Being, River: The Law, the Person and the Unthinkable"

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion on how many credits students should receive for AP history courses

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

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