H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of July 14 - July 20, 2017)

Last Week's Roundup 

July 14 - 20, 2017

Network News

New video tutorial shows reviewers how to submit a review for H-Net Reviews

Network Publications

H-Diplo article reviews:

H-Diplo publishes State of the Field Essay:

H-Diplo ISSF Roundtables:


H-Nationalism shares commentary on the Weekly Reading regarding India and Pakistan

H-Early-America discusses finding primary source documents in open source databases

H-Celebration discusses Japanese mikoshi parades

H-Nahuatl discusses recent archeological discoveries in Mexico City



H-Russia subscriber seeks sources on Imperial Russian Gendarmes

H-Judaic subscriber asks for information on Jewish community in Clermont-Ferrand, France during WWI

H-LatAm subscriber asks for readings on how eclipses were experienced in the Ancient Andes

H-Judaic subscriber seeks program to scan Hebrew to editable text

H-Minerva subscriber asks for recommendations for books on women in war and the military

Research Resources

H-Cervantes shares "Faces of Cervantes" Exhibit in Sao Paolo

H-Soyuz shares article on Class Politics and Romania's "White Revolution"

H-Film shares "Re-Envisioning Japan", a digital collection of Japanese visual and material culture in the 20th century

H-HistBibl shares new Marmot Library Digital Archive

H-Early-America shares the Founders Online database and related websites

H-Japan shares documentary about Miyagi and Kobe Shiryou Networks

H-Music shares review of recent book on early modern music

H-Music shares review of recent book on Richard Wagner

Teaching Resources

H-Asia subscriber posts collection of syllabi and essays on Pacific empires

H-Early-America discusses primary source documents in open source databases


H-Empire shares Imperial & Global Forum post 1917: The Year of the Century

News & Publication Roundups

H-Empire shares This Week’s Top Picks in Imperial & Global History

H-Diplo's journal watch, third quarter 2017 (A to E; F to I; I to Z)


H-Asia remembers Françoise Aubin, noted scholar of Oriental studies and social sciences

H-Judaic remembers Kalman Bland, scholar of Jewish and Islamic philosophy

H-Japan remembers William Theodore de Bary, scholar of East Asian studies

H-Minerva remembers American servicewomen who died in the month of July

H-Net Reviews

H-Africa: Benjamin Lawrance reviews African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media

H-Diplo: Angela Santese reviews Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s

H-Energy: Thomas M. Turnbull reviews Carbon Nation: Fossil Fuels in the Making of American Culture

H-Disability: Coreen McGuire reviews Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure

H-Albion: James E. Kelly reviews Catholicism, Identity and Politics in the Age of Enlightenment: The Life and Career of Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 1745-1810

H-War: Nicholas Sambaluk reviews Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War

H-War: Scott Mobley reviews God and Sea Power: The Influence of Religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan

H-War: Katrina Ponti reviews The War of 1812: U.S. War Department Correspondence, 1812-1815

H-1960s: Thomas B. Weyant reviews Irwin Klein and the New Settlers: Photographs of Counterculture in New Mexico

H-FedHist: Mark A. Barron reviews The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space

H-Italy: Mila Milani reviews Annie Chartres Vivanti: Transnational Politics, Identity, and Culture

H-Nationalism: Hana Kubátová reviews Genocide in the Carpathians: War, Social Breakdown, and Mass Violence, 1914–1945

H-Socialisms: Nicolas Lepine reviews Goals and Means: Anarchism, Syndicalism, and Internationalism in the Origins of the Federación Anarquista Ibérica

H-FedHist: Lindsay Chervinsky reviews Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive

H-Emotions: Fayah Haussker reviews Unveiling Emotions: Sources and Methods for the Study of Emotions in the Greek World

H-Nationalism: Paul Steege reviews The German War: A Nation under Arms, 1939-1945

H-SHGAPE: Brent Ruswick reviews American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

H-Russia: Orel Beilinson reviews Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge

H-LatAm: Christopher Boyer reviews City on Fire: Technology, Social Change, and the Hazards of Progress in Mexico City, 1860-1910

H-Disability: Andrea Zittlau reviews Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Daniel A. Stolz reviews Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge

H-Asia: Nga Dao reviews Forests Are Gold: Trees, People, and Environmental Rule in Vietnam

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Podcast's Academic Podcast Roundup

Top Discussion: H-Diplo's ISSF Policy Series: The “Global Order” Myth

Top Review: Fatjon Kaja's 2016 review of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism for H-Law

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