H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of May 12 -18, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveMay 12 -18, 2017

Network News

H-Slavery invites subscribers to collaborate this summer

H-Early-America launches new reviews program, calls for reviewers

Network Publications

H-Diplo article review of "A Helpful Fixer in a Hard Place: Canadian Mediation on the U.S. Confrontation with Cuba"

H-Diplo's ISSF policy roundtable: U.S.-China Relations and the Trump Administration

H-Diplo's ISSF policy roundtable on The Statebuilder's Dilemma: On the Limits of Foreign Intervention

H-Diplo article review of "Re-examining the end of Mao's revolution: China's changing statecraft and Sino-American relations, 1973-1978"

H-Diplo ISSF policy series: Trump and Latin America: Asymmetry and the Problem of Influence

H-Diplo article review of "Freedom Tide?: Ideology, Politics, and the Origins of Democracy Promotion in U.S. Central America Policy, 1980-1984"

H-EnviroHealth's latest This Week in Environmental Health series: Today's Anti-Environmentalism in Historical Perspective


H-SAWH's Mentoring Series asks senior scholars What is the most important thing you learned that helped you finish your dissertation?

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

H-War continues discussion on glorification of military genius and decisive battles

H-Education continues discussion about earning an A.M. degree before the Civil War

H-Buddhism discusses death and dying in Buddhism


H-Judaic subscriber queries about Rabbinic responses to labor accommodation

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares article "Library Collections in the Life of the User"

H-Buddhims shares Buddhist philosophy resource

H-Scholar shares article on loss of Beall's list

H-HistBibl shares online resource for free tutorials on digital methods, tools, and techniques

H-Asia introduces new Khoja Studies listserv

H-Soyuz shares Voices of the Soviet Underground

H-Japan shares The Japan Guide from The National Archives of the Netherlands

H-Japan shares revised edition of Monumenta Nipponica Style Sheet

Teaching Resources

H-Empire shares blog post China’s New Silk Road: Central Asia and the Imperial Legacy of the Great Game

H-Kentucky publishes resource page for teaching with the Suffrage Project

H-Kentucky continues to add resources to the Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project


H-Midwest posts about "Carver County Historic Society: Andrew Peterson Farmstead Barn Preservation Project" in Museums of Minnesota blog

H-Scholar shares blog post on the use of Creative Commons licenses

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Asia shares articles of interest in the Pacific Historical Review

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

H-SHERA publishes biweekly roundup

H-SHERA shares highlights from Society of Architectural Historians Newsletter May 2017

H-AmIndian shares new article of interest in the Pacific Historical Review


H-War shares new podcast, On War & Society


H-Rural remembers Dr. Charles S. Peterson, former editor of the Western Historical Quarterly

H-World remembers Carolyn Neel, professor and contributor to the World History Association

H-Net Reviews

H-Law: Amy Chazkel reviews Punishment in Paradise: Race, Slavery, Human Rights, and a Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Penal Colony

H-Pennsylvania: Spencer Wells reviews Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn

H-Russia: Ingrid Nordgaard reviews Antosha and Levitasha: The Shared Lives and Art of Anton Chekhov and Isaac Levitan

H-Russia: Michael de Groot reviews Explaining Russian Foreign Policy Behavior: Theory and Practice

H-Diplo: Carrie A. Lee reviews The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan

H-War: Stefan Eisen reviews North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

H-War: Jared Dockery reviews The Purge of the Thirtieth Division

H-War: John Sislin reviews Arms and Influence: US Technology Innovation and the Evolution of International Security Norms

H-Disability: Ian Miller reviews Madness: A History

H-Asia: Lakshmi Subramaniam reviews Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

H-Russia: Maria Silina reviews Marianne Werefkin and the Women Artists in Her Circle

H-Disability: Susan Burch reviews And No Birds Sing

H-Asia: Andre Wink reviews A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia

H-AmIndian: John Bowes reviews Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

H-NewMexico: John P. Wilson reviews Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861–1867

H-NewMexico: Joy Sperling reviews A Place in the Sun: The Southwest Paintings of Walter Ufer and E. Martin Hennings

H-NewMexico: Melina V. Vizcaíno-Alemán reviews Critical Insights: Southwestern Literature

H-Childhood: Karen Dunak reviews The Young Are Making Their World: Essays on the Power of Youth Culture

H-AfrArts: Karen Ferreira-Meyers reviews The Rise and Demise of Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Atlantic World

HABSBURG: Daniel Fluco reviews The Language of Continent Allegories in Baroque Central Europe

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Sue Lurie reviews Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record

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: Clinton R. Sanders's essay "The Sociology of Human-Animal Interaction and Relationships" on H-Animal

Top Discussion: H-Buddhism discussion of bibliography on death and dying in Buddhism

Top Review: Jingbin Wang's 2014 review of The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy on H-Empire

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