H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of July 28 - August 3, 2017)

Last Week's Roundup July 28 - August 3, 2017

Network News

H-Asia call for review editors

H-Amstdy announces upcoming @H_AMSTDY Twitter discussion topic: higher education

H-Water announces water history and environmental history syllabus bank, calls for contributions

H-Diplo publication schedule

Network Publications

H-Celebration Photo Essay: Countercultural Celebrations in Northern New Mexico

H-Kentucky's Kentucky Woman Suffrage Project latest: Audio and the History of Woman Suffrage in Kentucky

H-Buddhism Conference Report: Buddhism and Business, Market and Merit: Intersections between Buddhism and Economics Past and Present (UBC) 

H-Diplo roundtables:

H-Diplo ISSF review essay: National Identities and International Relations

H-Diplo article review: “An Emerging ‘Islandian’ Sovereignty of Non-Self-Governing Islands.”


H-Folk discusses studies of strange sightings by sailors and seafarers

H-War responds to July's Hand Grenade of the Month

H-Haiti shares short film A Machete Martial Arts Master Shares His Secrets 

H-Albion continues discussion on Image Galleries

Author response to H-Pennsylvania review of Beyond Rust: Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the Fate of Industrial America

H-New-Jersey discusses 1802 Journal of the Proceedings of the Legislative Council of the State of New Jersey

H-Diplo discusses ISSF Policy Series The "Global Order" Myth

H-Empire discusses NYT article on the absence of South Asian soldiers from films like Dunkirk

H-Diplo discusses land mine casualties in Vietnam War

H-Afro-Am subscriber shares review article on scholarly journals in Africology, poses questions

H-HistBibl shares news of grant to make the Internet Archive searchable


H-Nutrition subscriber query about public nutrition work with Native American populations

H-Romania subscriber requests information on Eliade Covalschi

H-Judaic subscriber searches for image related to the Bar Ilan Responsa Project 1.0

H-Folk subscriber seeks examples of desert as archetype

H-World subscriber seeks article for undergraduate survey course on studying world history

H-HistGeog subscriber asks about teaching American regions after the election

H-Islamart subscriber asks about a backdrop found in early 20th century Carl Van Vechten photographs

Research Resources

H-Buddhism shares resource list for the study of Buddhism in China, 1850-1949

H-Law shares Israeli legal history bibliography

Teaching Resources

H-World suggests undergraduate readings on why study world history


H-Kentucky's latest KY Woman Suffrage Blog: Connections between Kentucky and Tennessee - history of woman suffrage and voting rights today by Dr. Randolph Hollingsworth and Dr. Margaret Spratt

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's latest Weekend Reading

H-Poland's member publications

H-Education shares history of education research in current periodicals

H-Disability shares Current Journal Articles

H-Luso-Africa shares recent publications on Lusophone Africa


H-Podcast shares Sects Ed, a podcast about religion and theology

H-Law announces latest H-Law Podcast episode with William Domnarski


H-Asia remembers Kavita Datla, distinguished scholar of modern South Asian history

H-West commemorates Louise Pubols, Chief Curator of the Oakland Museum of California and council member of The Western History Association 

H-Law remembers John Beattie, historian of crime and the administration of justice in 18th century England

H-Net Reviews

H-Pennsylvania: Mariel Isaacson reviews Beyond Rust: Metropolitan Pittsburgh and the Fate of Industrial America (Author reply)

H-SHERA: Timothy Harte reviews Explodity: Sound, Image, and Word in Russian Futurist Book Art

H-FedHist: Anthony Johnstone reviews Federalism on Trial: State Attorneys General and National Policymaking in Contemporary America

H-War: Robert Kirchubel reviews The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger

H-Diplo: Thomas E. Doyle, II reviews Disarmament under International Law

H-Socialisms: William Smaldone reviews Degeneration and Revolution: Radical Cultural Politics and the Body in Weimar Germany

H-Italy: Macabe Keliher reviews The Shining Inheritance: Italian Painters at the Qing Court, 1699–1812

H-Music: Philip Bohlman reviews Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West

H-TGS: Edward Snyder reviews German Colonialism in a Global Age

H-Law: Tameka Bradley Hobbs reviews Beyond the Rope: The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory

H-Nationalism: Marshall C. Eakin reviews Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil

H-USA: Sean Seyer reviews Hotel Dreams: Luxury, Technology, and Urban Ambition in America, 1829-1929

JHistory: Jon Marshall reviews The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know about Itself

H-Luso-Africa: Joseph Hanlon reviews China and Mozambique: From Comrades to Capitalists

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Animal's Syllabus Exchange

Top Discussion: H-Asia's tribute to Kavita Datla, 1975-2017, by Dr. Karuna Mantena

Top Review: Robert Kirchubel's review of The Myth and Reality of German Warfare: Operational Thinking from Moltke the Elder to Heusinger for H-War

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