H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveMay 26 - June 1, 2017

Network News

H-Albion invites editor applications

Network Publications

H-Diplo ISSF article review of “Buyer Beware: How Market Structure Affects Contracting and Company performance in Private Military Industry”

H-Diplo ISSF article review of “On Provocation: Outrage, International Relations, and the Franco-Prussian War”

H-Diplo roundtable review of Beijing’s Economic Statecraft during the Cold War, 1949-1991

H-Diplo article review and forum on “CSCE, the German Question, and the Eastern Bloc”


H-EnviroHealth discusses Beijing's 21st Century Pollution

H-Albion discusses report demonstrating the reliance of UK research on EU funding

H-Judaic continues discussion on Rabbinic responses to labor religious accommodation

H-SHEAR continues discussion on gifts to Thomas Jefferson from Lewis and Clark


H-Turk subscriber inquires about identity of painter of famous image depicting Selim III reviewing his troops

H-HistGeog subscriber seeks old Past Place newsletters

H-PRC subscriber asks about mid-20th century debates in China about the role of the Chairman

H-Early-America and H-SHEAR subscribers inquire about private clients of Antebellum attorney generals

H-Levant subscriber seeks resources describing the history of the Arab League

H-Women subscriber seeks advice on writing living biographies for women

H-AfrArts subscriber needs help locating image from African artist for cover of a book on African foreign policy

H-Black-Europe subscriber seeks African immigrants' attitudes toward assimilation and integration

H-Africa subscriber asks for opinions on Overcoming Apartheid website

H-Women subscriber asks about writing a biography of a living subject

H-Film subscriber shares a filmmaking research survey

H-Africa subscriber seeks volunteers for Wikipedia editing

H-Judaic subscriber seeks Tanach in Hebrew braille

Research Resources

H-Buddhism shares Bodhisvara, a project producing new recordings of classical Sanskrit Buddhist literature

H-New-Jersey shares article about post offices in New Jersey that served as WWII military facilities

H-DC shares article describing Washington wages war on billboards

H-Africa shares article about development aid in Tanzania

H-HistBibl shares United Nations Digital Library

H-Buddhism shares update on Digital Dictionary of Buddhism and the CJKV-E Dictionary

H-HistBibl shares Colonial Society of Massachusetts publications


H-DC shares post from "Streets of Washington" blog about history of Providence Hospital on Capitol Hill

H-DC shares "Selling the Eyes of the Public – Washington Wages War on Billboards"

H-War shares somber Memorial Day edition of "Handgrenade of the Week"

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Poland's Publication Update for May

H-Disability's current journal articles of interest

H-Education's educational history in current articles


H-Asia shares 50th episode of Talking Indonesia podcast

H-Podcast shares The Road to Now, a U.S. history/politics podcast


H-Luso-Africa remembers Jerry Bender, scholar of Angola

H-War remembers U.S. service members

H-Net Reviews

H-Russia: Svitlana Krys reviews Metamorphoses of the Vampire in Literature and Film: Cultural Transformations in Europe, 1732-1933

H-TGS: John W. McKerley reviews The Civil War in the United States

H-Teach: Erica Johnson reviews The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History

H-Teach: Orel Beilinson reviews Russia's Path toward Enlightenment: Faith, Politics, and Reason, 1500-1801

H-Disability: Travis Chi Wing Lau reviews Memoirs of Well-Being: Rewriting Discourses of Illness and Disability

H-Disability: Dee Hoole reviews Residential Institutions in Britain, 1725-1970

H-Haiti: Christina Davidson reviews Dividing Hispaniola: The Dominican Republic’s Border Campaign against Haiti, 1930-1961

H-Nationalism: Yasar T. Cora reviews Open Wounds: Armenians, Turks, and a Century of Genocide

H-SAE: Julie Billaud reviews Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley: A 19th-Century Ethnography from Central Asia

H-Slavery: Hannah Barker reviews Eurasian Slavery, Ransom and Abolition in World History

H-War: Ryan Wadle reviews 21st Century Knox: Influence, Sea Power, and History for the Modern Era

H-War: Matthew Lungerhausen reviews For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

H-War: Nerissa Aksamit reviews The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

H-Diplo: Diego Pagliarulo reviews The Pragmatic Superpower: Winning the Cold War in the Middle East

JHistory: Noah Arceneaux reviews Russia in the Microphone Age: A History of Soviet Radio, 1919-1970

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-Buddhism's compilation of Buddhist Studies journals

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion on global vs. world history

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

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