H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of July 21 - 27, 2017)

Last Week's RoundupJuly 21 - 27, 2017

Network News

H-Net Council appoints Charles DiSimone (H-Buddhism) and Elif Sendur (H-Film) to fill two recent resignations

H-Sport announces new Twitterseeks volunteers


Network Publications

H-Amstdy's American Childhoods project latest update:

H-Diplo roundtable:

H-Diplo article review: 

H-Diplo ISSF Policy Series: 


H-Nationalism responds to last week's Weekend Reading and Trump's visit to Poland

H-SAWH discusses latest Mentoring Discussion Series question: What are the keys to giving a successful job talk?

H-War continues to discuss July's Hand Grenade of the Month on Winning the Wars and Losing the Peace

H-Nahuatl continues discussion on te- & tla- in Patientive verbs

H-Scholar discusses paying for information about predatory journals

H-Diplo shares public statement from CIA's Historical Review Panel

H-HistBibl shares article describing DH Box and access in the digital humanities

H-Ideas shares article rereading the Dialectic of Enlightenment

H-Grad shares article on the worth of graduate education


H-Nahuatl subscriber seeks advice on topics for a Master's Thesis

H-Migration subscriber looking for online migrant oral histories

H-SHERA subscriber seeks help identifying uniforms in Boris Mikhailov photograph

H-Education subscriber seeks sources on research of the work of Marcius Willson

Research Resources

H-Buddhism shares an article about recent character additions to Unicode

H-Japan shares documentary about Miyagi Shiryou Net

H-Early-America shares the Founders Online and other open access primary sources

H-Ideas shares an open access link to the correspondence of Jeremy Bentham

H-JewishRhetorics shares open access book about The First Hebrew Shakespeare Translations

H-AfrArts shares sources on photography and archives in Africa

H-Buddhism shares resources for the study of Buddhism in China from 1850-1949

H-HistBibl shares The Web of History, an open-access book

H-Migration shares Oral History List

H-NEAsia shares project about WWII in Asia

H-Haiti shares "Overpowered: Control and Contingence in Haiti"

H-Sci-Med-Tech shares digital issue of Social History of Medicine in Latin America Highlight


H-Haiti shares "Finding Toussaint L’Ouverture in Tennessee"

H-SHERA shares the Stalin Poster of the Week blog

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's latest Weekend Reading

H-Migration's Migratory Notes


H-New-Jersey remembers author Thomas Fleming

H-Net Reviews

H-USA: Brian Kennedy reviews The First Modern Clash over Federal Power: Wilson versus Hughes in the Presidential Election of 1916

H-Japan: Galen Amstutz reviews Kindai Bukkyō to seinen: Chikazumi Jōkan to sono jidai' and Ōmi Toshihiro, 'Kindai Bukkyō no naka no Shinshū: Chikazumi Jōkan to kyūdōshatachi

H-Diplo: Hiroki Takeuchi reviews Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China

H-Socialisms: Deeptanil Ray reviews Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination

H-War: Lindsay Chervinsky reviews George Washington Written Upon the Land: Nature, Memory, Myth, and Landscape

H-War: Geoffrey Jensen reviews Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments that Redeemed America

H-Russia: William B. Whisenhunt reviews An American Diplomat in Bolshevik Russia

H-FedHist: Richard F. Hamm reviews The Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Evolution of an American Idea

H-Slavery: Whitney Stewart reviews Modern Slavery: The Margins of Freedom

H-Animal: Jane Flynn reviews Success Depends on the Animals: Emigrants, Livestock, and Wild Animals on the Overland Trails, 1840–1869

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Buddhism's journals for Buddhist studies

Top Discussion: H-Amstdy's discussion of The Children's Magazine, 1789

Top Review: Hiroki Takeuchi's 2017 review of Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China for H-Diplo

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