Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of July 14 - 20, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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What's New For Teachers

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Recent Calls for Papers

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Recent Items For Scholars

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Miri Shefer-Mossensohn
Reviewer: 
Daniel A. Stolz

Stolz on Shefer-Mossensohn, 'Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge'


Miri Shefer-Mossensohn. Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. 262 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4773-0359-7.

Reviewed by Daniel A. Stolz (Northwestern University)
Published on H-Sci-Med-Tech (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Sean Seyer

Author: 
Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Kritsotaki and Long and Smith, 'Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World'


Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds. Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 323 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-45359-0.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Anna Rose Alexander
Reviewer: 
Christopher Boyer

Boyer on Alexander, 'City on Fire: Technology, Social Change, and the Hazards of Progress in Mexico City, 1860-1910'


Anna Rose Alexander. City on Fire: Technology, Social Change, and the Hazards of Progress in Mexico City, 1860-1910. History of the Urban Environment Series. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2016. 216 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-6418-6.

Reviewed by Christopher Boyer
Published on H-LatAm (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Andrae Marak

Author: 
Sonja Luehrmann
Reviewer: 
Orel Beilinson

Beilinson on Luehrmann, 'Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge'


Sonja Luehrmann. Religion in Secular Archives: Soviet Atheism and Historical Knowledge. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-994362-3.

Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Harari College)
Published on H-Russia (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
David Baron
Reviewer: 
Brent Ruswick

Ruswick on Baron, 'American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World'


David Baron. American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World. New York: Liveright, 2017. 352 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-63149-016-3.

Reviewed by Brent Ruswick (West Chester University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-SHGAPE (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Nicholas Stargardt
Reviewer: 
Paul Steege

Steege on Stargardt, 'The German War: A Nation under Arms, 1939-1945'


Nicholas Stargardt. The German War: A Nation under Arms, 1939-1945. New York: Basic Books, 2015. Illustrations. 760 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-01899-4.

Reviewed by Paul Steege (Villanova University)
Published on H-Nationalism (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel

Author: 
Angelos Chaniotis
Reviewer: 
Fayah Haussker

Haussker on Chaniotis, 'Unveiling Emotions: Sources and Methods for the Study of Emotions in the Greek World'


Angelos Chaniotis. Unveiling Emotions: Sources and Methods for the Study of Emotions in the Greek World. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 2012. 490 pp. $110.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-10226-1.

Reviewed by Fayah Haussker (Tel Aviv University)
Published on H-Emotions (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Ashley M. Mays

Author: 
Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash
Reviewer: 
Lindsay Chervinsky

Chervinsky on Prakash, 'Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive'


Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash. Imperial from the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 464 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-19456-2.

Reviewed by Lindsay Chervinsky (Southern Methodist University)
Published on H-FedHist (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Kate Brown

Chervinsky on Prakash's "Imperial From the Beginning: The Constitution of the Original Executive"

Author: 
Jason Garner
Reviewer: 
Nicolas Lepine

Lepine on Garner, 'Goals and Means: Anarchism, Syndicalism, and Internationalism in the Origins of the Federación Anarquista Ibérica'


Jason Garner. Goals and Means: Anarchism, Syndicalism, and Internationalism in the Origins of the Federación Anarquista Ibérica. Oakland: AK Press, 2016. 384 pp. $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84935-225-3.

Reviewed by Nicolas Lepine (Lakehead University)
Published on H-Socialisms (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Gary Roth

The FAI in Spain

Author: 
Sharon Wood, Erica Moretti, eds.
Reviewer: 
Mila Milani

Milani on Wood and Moretti, 'Annie Chartres Vivanti: Transnational Politics, Identity, and Culture'


Sharon Wood, Erica Moretti, eds. Annie Chartres Vivanti: Transnational Politics, Identity, and Culture. Madison: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 2016. 312 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68393-006-8.

Reviewed by Mila Milani (University of Warwick)
Published on H-Italy (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Matteo Pretelli

An Intellectual between Italy, Europe and the United States

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