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: 
Jon Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn, Klaus van Walraven, eds.
Reviewer: 
Martin A. Klein

Klein on Abbink and Bruijn and Walraven, 'Rethinking Resistance: Revolt and Violence in African History'


Jon Abbink, Mirjam de Bruijn, Klaus van Walraven, eds. Rethinking Resistance: Revolt and Violence in African History. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2003. x + 368 pp. $44.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-12624-4.

Reviewed by Martin A. Klein (University of Toronto)
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2005)

Author: 
Riekje Pelgrim
Reviewer: 
Joan Wardrop

Wardrop on Pelgrim, 'Witchcraft and Policing: South Africa Police Service Attitudes towards Witchcraft and Witchcraft-Related Crime in the Northern Province'


Riekje Pelgrim. Witchcraft and Policing: South Africa Police Service Attitudes towards Witchcraft and Witchcraft-Related Crime in the Northern Province. Leiden: African Studies Centre, 2003. xii + 154 pp. EUR 10.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-5448-056-3.

Reviewed by Joan Wardrop (Faculty of Media, Society and Culture, Curtin University of Technology)
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2005)

"I Believe in Witchcraft"

Author: 
Helene Mainet-Valleix
Reviewer: 
Stephane Vermeulin

Vermeulin on Mainet-Valleix, 'Durban, Les Indiens, leurs territoires, leur identite'


Helene Mainet-Valleix. Durban, Les Indiens, leurs territoires, leur identite. Paris: IFAS-KARTHALA, 2002. 269 pp. EUR 24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-314-9.

Reviewed by Stephane Vermeulin (University of Paris X-Nanterre and Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, France, Visiting Researcher, Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal)
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2005)

Space and Identity: The Case of the Durban Indians

Author: 
Dominic D. P. Johnson
Reviewer: 
Jonathan D. Beard

Beard on Johnson, 'Overconfidence and War: The Havoc and Glory of Positive Illusions'


Dominic D. P. Johnson. Overconfidence and War: The Havoc and Glory of Positive Illusions. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. 288 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01576-0.

Reviewed by Jonathan D. Beard (National Association of Science Writers)
Published on H-War (January, 2005)

Pervasive Optimism

Author: 
James L. Morrison, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Robert J. Franzese

Franzese on Morrison, 'From Rat Pants to Eagles and Tweeds: Memoirs of a Soldier-Teacher'


James L. Morrison, Jr. From Rat Pants to Eagles and Tweeds: Memoirs of a Soldier-Teacher. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2004. xi + 251 pp. $34.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87338-800-9.

Reviewed by Robert J. Franzese (Department of History, McMurry University)
Published on H-War (January, 2005)

A Report Card by an Educated Officer

Author: 
Liz Reed
Reviewer: 
Peter Londey

Londey on Reed, 'Bigger than Gallipoli: War, History and Memory in Australia'


Liz Reed. Bigger than Gallipoli: War, History and Memory in Australia. Perth: University of Western Australia Press, 2004. xv + 204 pp. $38.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-920694-19-7.

Reviewed by Peter Londey (Military History Section, Australian War Memorial)
Published on H-War (January, 2005)

Managed Memories

Author: 
Jerome A. Greene
Reviewer: 
Robert Wooster

Wooster on Greene, 'Washita: The U. S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869'


Jerome A. Greene. Washita: The U. S. Army and the Southern Cheyennes, 1867-1869. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004. xii + 292 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3551-9.

Reviewed by Robert Wooster (Department of Humanities, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi)
Published on H-War (January, 2005)

Custer, Black Kettle, and the Washita

Author: 
Bruce I. Yamashita
Reviewer: 
Monroe Little

Little on Yamashita, 'Fighting Tradition: A Marine's Journey to Justice'


Bruce I. Yamashita. Fighting Tradition: A Marine's Journey to Justice. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2003. 237 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2410-5; $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8248-2745-8.

Reviewed by Monroe Little (African American & African Diaspora Studies Program/Department of History, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis)
Published on H-War (January, 2005)

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