H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of July 27 - August 2, 2018)

Last Week's RoundupJuly 27 - August 2, 2018

Network News

H-Women invites applications for review editors with expertise in U.S., Latin American, Asian, or African women's history

H-Sport thanks outgoing editor Tanya Lovejoy, welcomes new editor Tom Fabian, invites volunteers for editorial board and Twitter team

H-Educations shares updated resources page

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Network Publications

H-War's Handgrenade of the Month: "The Ongoing Injustices of False Narrative: The Case of Frank Jack Fletcher"


  • Article review on Canadian foreign policy
  • ISSF roundtable on Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win
  • Article review of "C. Douglas Dillon, President Kennedy's Economic Envoy"
  • Article review of "Cruising Toward Nuclear Danger': Canadian Anti-Nuclear Activism, Pierre Trudeau's Peace Mission, and the Transatlantic Partnership."


H-Haiti shares essay on kinship, gender, and everyday resistance in 18th-19th-century Caribbean

H-Judiac responds to query about meaning and history of Tanakh/תנ״ך

H-Scholar shares updates to comment on predatory publishing

H-Turk discusses meaning of phrase "a meter of oil"

H-Nahuatl shares article about archaeological findings of 15th-century child sacrifice to Huitzilopochtli


H-Albion inquires about used woodblocks imported to England

H-Afro-Am seeks help identifying "real time" use of term Civil Rights Movement

H-Pennsylvania seeks sources on Governor William Denny's marriage and mistress

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares Digital Mappa, free online environment for creating digital projects

H-Education shares list of archival resources

H-HistBibl shares article about making archival materials publicly available and useful

Teaching Resources

H-Educations shares link to sample syllabi collection, seeks additional syllabi


H-War's Handgrenade of the Month for August

H-Nutrition shares CityLab blog post on food aid

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Education's History of Education Research in Current Periodicals

H-Luso-Africa's recent publications on Lusophone Africa


H-Podcast shares latest episode of Breaking History: Creepy Diaries of the early Caribbean Slave World


H-Judaic remembers Yaakov Elman, Talmudic Studies scholar, founder of Talmudo-Iranica field

H-Judaic remembers Stephen M. Passamaneck, professor of Rabbinic Literature

H-California remembers Ron Dellums, former congressman and Oakland mayor


H-Net Reviews

H-War: Tyler Creer reviews Hadrian's Wall.

H-War: Aleksandra Pomiecko reviews Eleven Months to Freedom: A German POW's Unlikely Escape from Siberia in 1915.

H-War: Brian North reviews American Tactical Advancement in World War I: The New Lessons of Combined Arms and Open Warfare.

H-Diplo: Kyle Haddad-Fonda reviews Challenged Hegemony: The United States, China, and Russia in the Persian Gulf.

H-Socialisms: Antoine Capet reviews Between the Bullet and the Lie: Essays on Orwell.

H-Diplo: Margaret Andersen reviews Citizenship and Antisemitism in French Colonial Algeria, 1870-1962.

H-LatAm: Patrick Iber reviews Latin America's Radical Left: Rebellion and Cold War in the Global 1960s.

H-Japan: James Hommes reviews Jesus in Asia.

H-Early-America: Marie McDaniel reviews Teaching U.S. History Thematically: Document-Based Lessons for the Secondary Classroom.

H-Disability: M. Lynn Rose reviews The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability.

H-SHERA: Svitlana Krys reviews The Vampire in Folklore, History, Literature, Film and Television: A Comprehensive Bibliography.

H-Law: Brandon T. Jett reviews The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands.

H-SHGAPE: Michael S. Powers reviews The Trans-Mississippi and International Expositions of 1898-1899: Art, Anthropology, and Popular Culture at the Fin de Siècle.

H-Luso-Africa: Eric Allina reviews A Short History of Mozambique

H-Judaic: David Hadar reviews Warriors, Witches, Whores: Women in Israeli Cinema

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-Sport's Teaching Initiative and Syllabus Archive

Top Discussion: H-Judaic's remembrance of Prof. Yaakov Elman

Top Review: Alan E. Steinweis's 1997 review of Esau's Tears: Modern Anti-Semitism and the Rise of the Jews for H-Antisemitism

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