H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of August 25 - 31, 2017)

Last Week's RoundupAugust 25 - 31, 2017

Network News

H-Net President Ryan Dunch blogs on academic publishing and H-Net's role in the digital era at the Council network

H-California encourages subscribers to update their H-Net profiles

Network Publications

H-Amstdy's American Childhoods series: "Leisure Time of Girls in a Little Italy"


H-Judaic discusses Jewish Studies courses in university curricula 

H-Scholar discusses Amazon's authors pages

H-Scholar shares a comment on recent attempts to censor Cambridge University Press in China

H-Asia suggests maps for course on 20th century Chinese revolutions

H-OralHist continues discussion on oral history as a research method

H-LatAm discusses ranking top Latin American research universities


H-Law subscriber seeks guidance on navigating Buenos Aires court records

H-South subscriber seeks video/documentary on women's experiences in American Civil War

H-Early-America subscriber asks what is a "mud-girl"

H-Diplo subscriber query of rogue diplomats in the US

H-CivWar subscriber seeks collaborators on digital Civil War history project

Research Resources

H-Medieval shares resource page on Byzantine studies and link for English Translations of obscure medieval texts

H-SAE shares article on state of Europeanist anthropology

H-HistBibl shares article on mapping indigenous Los Angeles

H-HistBibl shares digital collection of Holocaust sources

H-DC shares historic landmark nominations

Teaching Resources

H-War subscriber shares classroom assignment on WWI and family history

H-Judaic shares Expanding Jewish Political Thought web exhibition

H-Asia suggests maps for course on 20th century Chinese revolutions



News & Publication Roundups

H-Luso-Africa shares recent publications on Lusophone Africa

H-Poland's monthly publications update

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


Shared on H-Podcast:


H-War remembers Michael Pearlman, military historian and teacher

H-Net Reviews

H-Diplo: Lloyd Ambrosius reviews Beyond 1917: The United States and the Global Legacies of the Great War

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Will Tattersdill reviews Dinosaurs Ever Evolving: The Changing Face of Prehistoric Animals in Popular Culture

H-TGS: Richard Scully reviews Histories of Nationalism in Ireland and Germany: A Comparative Study from 1800 to 1932

H-War: Jobie Turner reviews Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

H-War: Nicholas Sambaluk reviews World War I on Film: English Language Releases through 2014

H-War: Kevin Braam reviews Remembering 1916: The Easter Rising, the Somme and the Politics of Memory in Ireland

H-Diplo: Julia Osman reviews A Theater of Diplomacy: International Relations and the Performing Arts in Early Modern France

H-Atlantic: Gayle K. Brunelle reviews The Sun King's Atlantic: Drugs, Demons and Dyestuffs in the Atlantic World, 1640-1730

H-Music: Lisa Colton reviews Music in Films on the Middle Ages: Authenticity vs. Fantasy

H-Teach: Dominic DeBrincat reviews The Framers' Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution

H-FedHist: Helen Sheumaker reviews The Nixon White House Redecoration and Acquisition Program: An Illustrated History

H-LatAm: Kelly Urban reviews Degrees of Mixture, Degrees of Freedom: Genomics, Multiculturalism, and Race in Latin America

H-Japan: Eric Rodriguez reviews Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

H-AMCA: Kirsten Scheid reviews Installation Following the Executive Order of January 27, 2017

H-Atlantic: Michael Morris reviews Malinche, Pocahontas, and Sacagawea: Indian Women as Cultural Intermediaries and National Symbols

H-Atlantic: Joshua Tavenor reviews The Idea of Liberty in Canada during the Age of Atlantic Revolutions, 1776-1838

H-Judaic: Samira Mehta reviews Coming of Age in Jewish America: Bar and Bat Mitzvah Reinterpreted

H-Florida: Robert Taylor reviews FDR on his Houseboat, 1924-1926: The Larooco Log

H-LatAm: Jennifer Lambe reviews Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution

H-SC: Michael Woods reviews The Denmark Vesey Affair: A Documentary History

H-Sci-Med-Tech: Kristin Uscinski reviews Medicine, Religion and Gender in Medieval Culture

H-Low-Countries: Kimberlee Cloutier-Blazzard reviews The Epiphany of Hieronymus Bosch: Imagining Antichrist and Others from the Middle Ages to the Reformation

H-Net Commons Top Hits

Most Viewed Page: H-Animal's Syllabus Exchange

Top Discussion: H-World's discussion of world history versus global history

Top Review: Michelle O'Brien's review of Warped: Gay Normality and Queer Anti-Capitalism for H-Socialisms

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