Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of March 17 - 23, 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: 
Bruce Murray, Christopher Merrett
Reviewer: 
Goolam Vahed

Vahed on Murray and Merrett, 'Caught Behind: Race and Politics in Springbok Cricket'


Bruce Murray, Christopher Merrett. Caught Behind: Race and Politics in Springbok Cricket. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2004. xiv + 256 pp. $28.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86914-059-5.

Reviewed by Goolam Vahed (School of Anthropology, Gender and Historical Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2005)

Author: 
Deena Padayachee
Reviewer: 
Page Laws

Laws on Padayachee, 'What's Love Got to Do with It? And Other Stories'


Deena Padayachee. What's Love Got to Do with It? And Other Stories. Dormerton: USM Publishers, 2003. 175 pp. No price listed (paper), ISBN 978-1-874879-14-5.

Reviewed by Page Laws (Department of English and Foreign Languages, Norfolk State University)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2005)

House Calls

Author: 
Sean Morrow, Brown Maaba, Loyiso Pulumani
Reviewer: 
Carol Summers

Summers on Morrow and Maaba and Pulumani, 'Education in Exile: SOMAFCO, the ANC School in Tanzania, 1978-1992'


Sean Morrow, Brown Maaba, Loyiso Pulumani. Education in Exile: SOMAFCO, the ANC School in Tanzania, 1978-1992. Cape Town: Human Sciences Research Council Press, 2004. xiv + 218 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7969-2051-5.

Reviewed by Carol Summers (Department of History, University of Richmond)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2005)

Exile Education

Author: 
Christopher Munthe Morgenstierne
Reviewer: 
Hans-Erik Stolten

Stolten on Morgenstierne, 'Denmark and National Liberation in Southern Africa: A Flexible Response'


Christopher Munthe Morgenstierne. Denmark and National Liberation in Southern Africa: A Flexible Response. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute, 2003. 180 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-91-7106-517-9.

Reviewed by Hans-Erik Stolten (Centre of Africa Studies, University of Copenhagen)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2005)

Danish Anti-Apartheid History

Author: 
Ulrich van der Heyden
Reviewer: 
Lize Kriel

Kriel on van der Heyden, 'Martinus Sewushan: Nationalhelfer, Missionar und Widersacher der Berliner Missionsgesellschaft im SÖ¼den Afrikas'


Ulrich van der Heyden. Martinus Sewushan: Nationalhelfer, Missionar und Widersacher der Berliner Missionsgesellschaft im SÖ¼den Afrikas. Neuendettelsau: Erlanger Verlag fÖ¼r Mission und Ökumene, 2004. 454 pp. EUR 30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-87214-349-5.

Reviewed by Lize Kriel (University of Pretoria)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2005)

Author: 
Chen Jinhua
Reviewer: 
Linda Penkower

Penkower on Jinhua, 'Monks and Monarchs, Kinship and Kingship: Tanqian in Sui Buddhism and Politics'


Chen Jinhua. Monks and Monarchs, Kinship and Kingship: Tanqian in Sui Buddhism and Politics. Kyoto: Scuola Italiana di Studi sull'Asia Orientale, 2002. xiii + 310 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-4-900793-21-7.

Reviewed by Linda Penkower (University of Pittsburgh)
Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2005)

Author: 
Shawn Frederick McHale
Reviewer: 
David Marr

Marr on McHale, 'Print and Power: Confucianism, Communism and Buddhism in the Making of Modern Vietnam'


Shawn Frederick McHale. Print and Power: Confucianism, Communism and Buddhism in the Making of Modern Vietnam. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2004. viii + 256 pp. $49.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2655-0.

Reviewed by David Marr (Pacific and Asian History Division, Australian National University)
Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2005)

Author: 
Elna C. Green, ed.
Reviewer: 
Steven P. Miller

Miller on Green, 'The New Deal and Beyond: Social Welfare in the South since 1930'


Elna C. Green, ed. The New Deal and Beyond: Social Welfare in the South since 1930. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2003. xix + 275 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2481-4; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2482-1.

Reviewed by Steven P. Miller (Department of History, Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-South (April, 2005)

Author: 
Celeste Ray, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas Brown

Brown on Ray, 'Southern Heritage on Display: Public Ritual and Ethnic Diversity within Southern Regionalism'


Celeste Ray, ed. Southern Heritage on Display: Public Ritual and Ethnic Diversity within Southern Regionalism. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2003. viii + 301 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1227-5.

Reviewed by Thomas Brown (Department of Sociology, Lamar University)
Published on H-South (April, 2005)

Anthropologists and Lost Cause Mythology

Author: 
Michael Fellman
Reviewer: 
Wallace Hettle

Hettle on Fellman, 'The Making of Robert E. Lee'


Michael Fellman. The Making of Robert E. Lee. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003. xx + 360 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-7411-6.

Reviewed by Wallace Hettle (Department of History, University of Northern Iowa)
Published on H-South (April, 2005)

Robert E. Lee: Icon and Enigma

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