H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of June 23 - 29, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveJune 23 - 29, 2017

Network News

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Network Publications

H-Nutrition updates its What is a Recipe? series with a post about Bachelorette Chow

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H-Diplo roundtable reviews:


H-Celebration discusses Mardi Gras documentaries

H-Nutrition discusses the pedagogical aspects of food diaries


H-High-S subscriber seeks narrative text about US history for High School students

H-New-Jersey subscriber inquires about proof of African-American voters in New Jersey prior to the 15th amendement

H-Afro-Am subscriber seeks texts dealing with the histioriography of education during Reconstruction

H-Bahai subscriber inquires about obligatory prayers translation

H-Medieval subscriber asks for the value for the écu

H-Early-America subscriber asks about the William Hutchinson house in a 1635 Boston map

H-Citizenship subscriber inquires about heredity in the U.S. from the Revolution to the Civil War

H-History-and-Theory subscriber seeks suggestions for a concise text describing major historical theories

Research Resources

H-Film shares an article about the audiovisual essay

H-Diplo posts recently declassified CIA documents about the Soviet Navy

H-Histbibl shares article about ways to compute topics over time

H-Histbibl posts most recent JSTOR lab report on the digital monograph

H-MedAnthro shares open-access issue of Anthropology & Aging

H-New-Jersey shares article about The Legend of Watchung mural

H-Nahuatl shares article discussing the use of Nahuatl words in Tagalog


H-Celebration begins its Parade Talk blog with a post on parade strategy

H-Empire shares the latest Imperial & Global Forum post about Britain's imperial ghosts and Brexit


News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism shares its latest Weekend Reading

H-Luso-Africa shares compilation of Recent Publications

H-SHERA shares biweekly opportunities roundup



H-World shares latest episode of the On Top of the World podcast


H-Asia remembers Dr. Biswamoy Pati, teacher and author on South Asian history

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: Robert Farley reviews Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Andy C. Brown reviews Dickens’s Forensic Realism: Truth, Bodies, Evidence

H-Buddhism: David Templeman reviews The Buddha Party: How the People's Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism

H-War: Nathan Michalewicz reviews The Essential Thirty Years War: A Documentary History

H-War: Robert Niebuhr reviews An International Civil War: Greece, 1943-1949

H-War: James N. Tallon reviews Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire

H-LatAm: John Gram reviews Indian Given: Racial Geographies across Mexico and the United States

H-FedHist: Mindy Farmer reviews Presidential Libraries as Performance: Curating American Character from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush

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

H-SHGAPE: Nathan Cardon reviews Lifted: A Cultural History of the Elevator

H-Music: Penelope Gouk reviews Damnable Practises: Witches, Dangerous Women, and Music in Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballads

H-AmIndian: Kenneth Zontek reviews The River of Life: Sustainable Practices of Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples

H-Russia: Andrei Liuby reviews Visual Cultures of Death in Central Europe: Contemplation and Commemoration in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania

H-Slavery: Chris Fobare reviews American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

H-Nationalism: Yasar T. Cora reviews Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey' and Suciyan, 'The Armenians in Modern Turkey: Post-Genocide Society, Politics and History

H-Diplo: Chia Youyee Vang reviews A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-DC's Swamps and the City of Washington

Top Discussion: H-DC's discusses the Washington Evening Star online1852-1981 through DC Public Library

Top Review: Andre Wink's review of A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia for H-Asia

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