H-Net This Week (Roundup from Around the Commons for the Week of May 5 - 11, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveMay 5 - 11, 2017

Network News

H-SHGAPE recruiting Book Review Editor or Editorial Team

H-Midwest celebrates state culture and preservation with new Museums of Minnesota blog series

H-Eugenics and H-Poland invite subscribers to submit publication announcements for network roundups

Network Publications

H-Diplo roundtable review of Camelot and Canada: Canadian-American Relations in the Kennedy Era

H-Diplo roundtable review of Worldmaking: The Art and Science of American Diplomacy

H-Diplo article review of  “New insights into Mao’s initial strategic consideration towards the Korean War intervention”

H-Diplo article review of "Fighting the Red Peril in the Congo. Paradoxes and Perspectives on an Equivocal Challenge to Belgium and the West (1947-1960)”

H-Diplo ISSF policy series Trump and Europe – An Inauspicious Start


H-War's Hand Grenade of the Week on The Hitler Problem continues to spark discussion

H-War discusses glorification of military genius and decisive battles

H-HistBibl shares write-up on the end of Beall's list and "assessing quality publications from multiple perspectives"

H-Education responds to query about earning an A.M. degree before the Civil War


H-SHEAR subscriber seeks information about 18th century London landladies

H-Mideast-Medieval subscriber inquires about locating Amajur's Qur'an

H-Law subscriber asks about remuneration for writing/researching articles for others

H-OralHist seeks reliable Spanish language transcriptionist

H-Environment subscriber seeks resources on history of state environmental management

Research Resources

H-Sci-Med-Tech shares latest edition of Technology's Stories on Artic Technologies

H-Sports adds Australasian Collections to the H-Sport Archive Project

H-AmStdy shares new issue of Common-place on media bias, connections between place and politics, and more

H-HistBibl shares review of Programming Historian from May issue of Perspectives on History


H-Midwest's Museums of Minnesota blog posts Minnesota State Public School: They Were Children... Not Numbers

News & Publication Roundups 

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Animal's Recent Publications of Note


H-World shares BBC podcast 50 things that make the modern economy

H-Socialisms and H-Podcast share Breaking History episode 16: Ukrainian Women during the Nazi Occupation with Regina Kazyulina

H-OralHist shares Samuel Proctor Oral History Program podcast

H-Podcast shares Thinking About Science by Dr. Emma Tobin

H-Podcast shares new podcast On War & Society


H-NC memorializes first African Americans to serve in the modern Navy

H-Net Reviews

H-SHGAPE: Michelle Tiedje reviews Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era

H-AfrArts: Lori West reviews African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World

H-FedHist: Martin P. Johnson reviews Lincoln's Greatest Journey: Sixteen Days that Changed a Presidency, March 24 - April 8, 1865

H-Judaic: Joseph Tabory reviews Pious Irreverence: Confronting God in Rabbinic Judaism

H-Italy: Stefano Mengozzi reviews Singing Games in Early Modern Italy: The Music Books of Orazio Vecchi

H-War: Robert Weldon Waldon reviews Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France

H-War: Ian Yunker reviews To Swear Like a Sailor: Maritime Culture in America, 1750-1850

H-War: Peter Schifferle reviews Carved from Granite: West Point since 1902

H-Diplo: Alexandre Papas reviews Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier

H-Diplo: Eric A. Heinze reviews State Food Crimes

H-Asia: Pushkar Sohoni reviews Power, Memory, Architecture: Contested Sites on India's Deccan Plateau, 1300-1600

H-Pietism: Philippa Koch reviews The Transatlantic World of Heinrich Melchior Mühlenberg in the Eighteenth Century

H-War: Douglas Luccio reviews May the Armed Forces Be with You: The Relationship between Science Fiction and the United States Military

H-LatAm: Melissa Teixeira reviews Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

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-German's page of primary sources on Bismarck's Fall from Power, 1890

Top Discussion: H-World's May 2016 discussion of AP World History and college credit

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

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