H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of September 1 - 7, 2017)

Last Week's RoundupSeptember 1 - 7, 2017


Network News

H-Buddhism's Bibliography Project invites additional submissions

Network Publications

H-Celebration video ethnography Christmas in Japan: Globalization versus Localization

H-Diplo roundtable on The World Reimagined: Americans and Human Rights in the Twentieth Century


H-Scholar asks Are academic conferences justified?

H-HistBibl shares talk on archival violence and DH methods

H-OralHist continues discussion of reviewers and oral history as a valid method

H-Nahuatl debates Aztec deity Ometeotl

H-South responds to query of documentaries or videos on women's Civil War experiences

H-Russia and H-SHERA help subscriber locate ROSTA poster collections

H-War responds to request for readings on war cemeteries


H-HOAC subscriber asks for help defining FBI terminology

H-LatAm subscriber asks about organizations for promoting humanities among Native American or Latino students

H-Women subscriber seeks recent bibliography on 19th-century moral reform and slavery

H-Asia subscriber seeks titles on the Maratha Empire

H-AmIndian subscriber inquires about definition of racial term "griffe"

H-NewMexico subscriber seeks information about New Mexico counterculture and politics

H-Asia subscriber seeks microfilm of Pakistani English newspaper Dawn

Research Resources

H-Business shares UNLV Libraries' Gary W. Royer Collection on Gaming

Teaching Resources

H-Teach shares US Holocaust Museum's Experiencing History: Holocaust Sources in Context

H-Celebration shares video ethnography "Christmas in Japan: Globalization versus Localization"


H-Celebration's latest Parade Talk blog: Utopian Visions: Nudity on Parade

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

H-War's Handgrenade of the MonthWhy the South Won

News & Publication Roundups

H-Lusophone Africa's recent publications on Lusophone Africa

H-Nationalism's monthly publications update


H-Women shares latest episode of Witness to Yesterday podcast: The Diary of Lucy Everett Morrison

H-Haiti shares Sit Podcast Eritye Papa Desalin pou lendi 4 septanm 2017

H-Podcast shares new podcast No East Answers in Bioethics from MSU's Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences


H-EarlySlavic remembers Samuel Baron, scholar of Russian history

H-Judaic remembers Mauro Zonta, historian of medieval Hebrew philosophy

H-Net Reviews

H-AfrArts: Francine Kola-Bankole reviews Ifa Divination, Knowledge, Power, and Performance

H-Diplo: Andrew Wilson reviews Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia

H-Diplo: Kathryn Lavelle reviews Robert McNamara's Other War: The World Bank and International Development

H-German: Robert Rennie reviews Marked for Death: The First War in the Air

H-War: Roger Chapman reviews Does Terrorism Work?

H-War: Mark Montesclaros reviews Choosing War: Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents

H-War: Jason R. Kluk reviews Damn Yankees! Demonization and Defiance in the Confederate South

H-LatAm: Rafaela Acevedo-Field reviews Urban Indians in a Silver City: Zacatecas, Mexico, 1546-1810

H-FedHist: Michael J. Birkner reviews Presidents on Political Ground: Leaders in Action and What They Face

H-FedHist: Naoko Wake reviews The Long Afterlife of Nikkei Wartime Incarceration

H-Socialisms: David Spreen reviews Death in the Shape of a Young Girl: Women's Political Violence in the Red Army Faction

H-SHERA: Beata Hock reviews Art and Politics: Between Purity and Propaganda

H-Teach: Erica Johnson reviews Slavery Hinterland: Transatlantic Slavery and Continental Europe, 1680-1850

H-SAE: Dan Gashler reviews Containing Balkan Nationalism: Imperial Russia and Ottoman Christians, 1856-1914

H-LatAm: Elena Foulis reviews Latina Lives in Milwaukee

H-Music: Margaret Sarkissian reviews Music and the Armenian Diaspora: Searching for Home in Exile

H-Judaic: Emily Sigalow reviews Jews and the American Religious Landscape

H-FedHist: Susan Perlman reviews Spying through a Glass Darkly: American Espionage against the Soviet Union, 1945-1946

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Celebration's Parade Talk blog on the Topless Day Parade in Venice Beach

Top Discussion: H-OralHist's discussion on reviewers not recognizing oral history as a valid method

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

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