H-Net This Week (Roundup from around the Commons for the week of November 3 - 9, 2017)

Last Week's RoundupNovember 3 - 9, 2017

Network News


Network Publications

H-Diplo article reviews:

H-Diplo ISSF review essays: 

H-Diplo roundtable: Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World


H-War discussions of maritime war (October Hand Grenade of the Month) and Operation Provide Comfort (November HGOTW) continue

H-Antisemitism shares newsletter addressing contemprorary political extremism

H-Albion suggests readings for talk on Churchill & film Darkest Hour

The H-Net Book Channel shares article on predatory journals

H-Buddhism shares more material on Buddhism and violence in Burma


H-Socialisms seeks scholarship on modern Thuringian social & labor history

H-Judaic seeks source for Menasseh ben Israel comment on Genesis 6:6

H-OralHist shares request for input on BUIOH transcription style guide

H-Labor seeks information on child care and union demands before WWII

Research Resources

H-HistBibl shares article on choosing digital tools for specific projects

H-California shares Facebook page of interest to scholars of California

H-HOAC shares John Earl Haynes interview on espionage

H-HistBibl shares article comparing online data mapping platforms

H-HistGeog shares Past Place newsletter

H-Buddhism shares database of Chinese Buddhist textsCBReader tool, & guide for TACL software

H-OralHist shares BUIOH transcription style guide (& request for input)

Teaching Resources

H-LatAm updates syllabus collection

H-PRC shares CR 10 Project on memories of Cultural Revolution

News & Publication Roundups

H-Nationalism's Weekend Reading

H-Empire's member publications


H-Podcast shares Filibustering History, podcast interviews about historian careers

H-West-Africa shares Africa Past and Present episode on archive of Malian photography

H-World shares Breaking History episode on Soviet film & 1917 Revolution

H-OralHist shares Sexing History, podcast exploring history of sexuality through oral history

H-Podcast shares No Easy Answers in Bioethics episode on Medical Ethical Resource Network of Michigan


H-Asia shares information on publisher China censorship & boycott

H-Net Reviews

H-Early-America: Anna Leigh Todd reviews The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

H-Nationalism: Nazli Alimen reviews Becoming Turkish: Nationalist Reforms and Cultural Negotiations in Early Republican Turkey, 1923-1945

H-Diplo: Zachary Selden reviews The Politics of Weapons Inspections: Assessing WMD Monitoring and Verification Regimes

H-Diplo: Michelle Egan reviews After Europe

H-Diplo: Robert Pee reviews Reagan and the World: Leadership and National Security, 1981-1989

H-War: Alexandre F. Caillot reviews The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege: A Sensory History of the Civil War

H-War: Brandon Michael Schechter reviews Silence Was Salvation: Child Survivors of Stalin's Terror and World War II in the Soviet Union

H-War: Benjamin Cawthra reviews AP Foreign Correspondents in Action: World War II to the Present

H-Disability: Morag Allan Campbell reviews Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

H-German: Benjamin C. Pearson reviews Saving Germany: North American Protestants and Christian Mission to West Germany, 1945-1974

H-Midwest: Mary Hricko reviews What Middletown Read: Print Culture in an American Small City

H-Judaic: Daniel Rosenberg reviews My Perfect One: Typology and Early Rabbinic Interpretation of Song of Songs

H-Socialisms: Julia Schwenkenberg reviews Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It

H-AmRel: L. Benjamin Rolsky reviews Consuming Religion

H-Net Commons Top Hits:

Most Viewed Page: H-LatAm's Syllabus database

Top Discussion: H-Asia's discussion of China censorship and publisher boycott

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 KalinskyArchive  of H-Net This Week