H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of August 11 - 17, 2017)

Last Week's RoundupAugust 11 - 17, 2017


Network Publications

H-Diplo ISSF Policy Series: The Trump Administration and the Middle East

H-Amstdy American Childhoods Series: Writing While White

H-SAWH Mentoring Discussion Series Question 8: How do you incorporate current events into your teaching?



H-Celebration discusses researching parade material culture

H-HOAC discusses forgotten world of communist bookstores

H-Nahuatl discusses connections between rascauche and nahuatl etymology

H-War shares definitions of war crimes

H-War discusses German "way of war" in response to Kirchubel's review of The Myth and Reality of German Warfare

H-Scholar shares article on scholarly collaboration

H-Russia shares exchange on intellectual history in RS Russian studies


H-Russia subscriber seeks sources on the 1917 Russian Revolution outside Petrograd

H-Maritime subscriber requests sources on mid-19th century steam vessels

H-Midwest-Medieval subscriber seeks Arabist friendly reference managers

H-HOAC subscriber seeks contact for Gilbert Gall

H-Haiti subscriber seeks online copy of Roumain's Gouverneurs de la rosée

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares Library of Digital Latin Texts

H-Buddhism shares the "Siddham" database of South Asian inscriptions

H-AmIndian shares list of  Journals

H-Buddhism shares Zotero visualizer tool VOSviewer for Buddhist Studies bibliography project

H-Socialisms shares latest issue of The International Newsletter of Communist Studies

H-Scholar shares Scribes of the Cairo Genizah crowdsourcing project

H-Judaic shares open-access book The First Hebrew Shakespeare Translations: A Bilingual Edition and Commentary


H-Empire shares Imperial Global Forum's blog post Do the Indonesians count? Calculating the number of Indonesian victims during the Dutch-Indonesian decolonization war, 1945-1949

H-Midwest Museums of Minnesota blog's latest post - Anoka County Historical Society: Century Farms

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's latest Weekend Reading

H-Empire shares Top Picks in Imperial & Global History


H-South shares latest Change Over Time podcast: History, Slavery & the Obligation to Remember

H-Podcast shares new episode of Somatic Podcast: The Historical Spaces of Suburbia with Dr. Andrew Wiese

H-Podcast shares New Books in Gender Studies episode with Rosalind Rosenbert


H-Albion remembers J.M. Beattie, historian of crime and the administration of justice 18th-century England

H-TGS remembers James M. Bergquist, historian of German immigration to the United States

H-Net Reviews

H-Poland: Agnes Laba reviews Germans to Poles: Communism, Nationalism and Ethnic Cleansing after the Second World War

H-Music: Kristy Barbacane reviews Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century France: Musical Apprehensions

H-Citizenship: Leslie Gross-Wyrtzen reviews Neocitizenship: Political Culture after Democracy

H-Levant: Naz Yucel reviews A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut

H-German: Anna Corsten reviews The Holocaust and the West German Historians: Historical Interpretation and Autobiographical Memory

H-Diplo: Jonathan M. DiCicco reviews Able Archer 83: The Secret History of the NATO Exercise That Almost Triggered Nuclear War

H-FedHist: Lauren Brand reviews An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

H-Disability: Pamela L. Dale reviews Living in Death’s Shadow: Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss 

H-Diplo: Ying Zhu reviews Hollywood Made in China 

H-War: Greg Rogers reviews The Worlds of the Seventeenth-Century Hudson Valley 

H-War: Bradley Cesario reviews Shanghaiing Sailors: A Maritime History of Forced Labor, 1849/1915 

H-War: Douglas Peifer reviews War and the Art of Governance: Consolidating Combat Success into Political Victory

H-Caribbean: Susan Harewood reviews Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960 

H-FedHist: James Matray reviews MacArthur's Korean War Generals 

H-Asia: Johan Mathew reviews The Sovereign and the Pirate: Ordering Maritime Subjects in India's Western Littoral 

H-FedHist: Oliver Elliott reviews Reporting on the Kennedy Assassination 

H-AmIndian: Laurel C. Shire reviews Unconventional Politics: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers and U.S. Indian Policy 

H-Animal: Sara Kaufman reviews Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets 

H-EnviroHealth: Raechel Lutz reviews Love Canal: A Toxic History from Colonial Times to the Present 

H-Japan: Margarita Winkel reviews A Cultural History of Translation in Early Modern Japan 

H-SC: Christopher Sawula reviews The Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen Digital Edition, vol. 1: Revolutionary War & Early Republic (1770–1792) 


H-Net Commons Top Hits

Most Viewed Page: H-Animal's Syllabus Exchange

Top Discussion: H-Amstdy's discussion Writing While White

Top Review: Naz Yucel's review of A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut for H-Levant

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