H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of June 30 - July 6, 2017)

H-Net This Week ArchiveJune 30 - July 6, 2017

Network News

H-Baha'i announces its revitalization and calls for editors

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Network Publications

H-Nutrition's final update to the "What is a Recipe?" series

H-Celebration photo essay on the Bali Arts Festival

H-Early-America's first "Addeneda for Wonks" series of comments on primary sources: Jefferson's "Head and Heart" Letter to Maria Cosway

H-Diplo policy series:

H-Diplo article reviews: 

H-Diplo roundtables: 



H-Bahai query sparks discussion about Obligatory Prayers translation

H-Africa suggests texts dealing with Africa's relationship with China

H-Celebration discusses new "Parade Talk" blog

H-Nutrition discusses pedagogical uses of food diaries

H-History-and-Theory recommends concise books of major history theories

H-Bahai suggests glossary of translated terms and phrases

H-History-And-Theory shares a new take on Horkheimer and Adorno's Dialectic of Enlightenment

H-War discusses the Handgrenade of the Month on the theory of study versus theory of doctrine



H-Judaic subscriber seeks pre-modern Jewish references to Muhammad

H-Nahuatl subscriber questions the morphology and meaning of "necualli"

H-Migration subscriber seeks primary and secondary sources for teaching the current refugee crisis

H-OralHist subscriber seeks oral history sources on Saturn V rocket

H-Diplo subscriber inquires about land mine casualty statistics in Vietnam War

H-Turk subscriber seeks help identifying photo subject

H-Education subscriber seeks sources on opposition to independent schools between the world wars


Research Resources

H-PRC shares book about neo-Stalinist show trials in China

H-Buddhism shares update to Digital Dictionary of Buddhism and CJKV-E Dictionary

H-Nahuatl shares discovery of 650 Aztec skulls

H-PCAACA shares open-access book on posthumanism and the graphic novel in Latin America

H-Asia shares additions to its Resources lists, invites more submissions


News & Publication Roundups

H-Eugenics shares latest Eugenics publications

H-Disability shares list of current journal articles in disability studies

H-Nationalism shares latest weekend reading

H-Poland shares monthly publications update and reminder

H-Education shares education history articles in current periodicals



H-War shares latest Hand Grenade of the Month



H-Environment shares latest episode of Exploring Environmental History podcast, The Watery Ally about the influence of water on Dutch military history


H-AfrLitCine remembers Abiola Irele, professor of African literary and cultural theory and criticism

H-Asia remembers Biswamoy Pati, historian of India

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: Robert J. Lieber reviews Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America

H-Diplo: Martin Senn reviews Nuclear Politics: The Strategic Causes of Proliferation

H-War: Nikolas Gardner reviews A Land of Aching Hearts: The Middle East in the Great War

H-War: David Palkki reviews Routledge Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation and Policy

JHistory: Cory J. Pillen reviews Seeing Green: The Use and Abuse of American Environmental Images

H-FedHist: Jason Krupar reviews Courting Science: Securing the Foundation for a Second American Century

H-Asia: Madhuri Deshmukh reviews Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture

Habsburg: Leslie Topp reviews Style and Seduction: Jewish Patrons, Architecture, and Design in Fin de Siècle Vienna

H-War: Christopher Mortenson reviews "My Greatest Quarrel with Fortune": Major General Lew Wallace in the West, 1861-1862

H-Emotions: Helis Sikk reviews Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight over Sexual Rights

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: The H-Net Book Channel's announcement of a new book, The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion on AP World History credits

Top Review: Madhuri Deshmukh's recent review of Bombay Modern: Arun Kolatkar and Bilingual Literary Culture for H-Asia

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