Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

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

New Funding and Job Opportunities

Position, Doctoral Fellowships, Universität Hamburg

For details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53528

Universität Hamburg, Fakultät für Geisteswissenschaften
Five Doctoral Fellowships

The Faculty of Humanities at Universität Hamburg, Graduate Program: China in Europe, Europe in China: Past and Present, offers

Five Doctoral Fellowships

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What's New For Teachers

ART: "High School History Doesn't Have to be Boring"

The May, 2014 edition of Atlantic Monthly inlcudes an article that might be worth a genuine discussion/debate amongst H-High-S members.  The article, entitled "High School History Doesn't Have to be Boring," by contributor David Cutler, examines the core of the issue of history education in modern times.  Are teachers responsible for teaching content or skills?  Is teaching history supposed to be part of a true iberal arts educ

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Recent Calls for Papers

Conference: Out & Proud? LGBTI asylum in Europe

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Recent Items For Scholars

Re: Russian and East European Travel Literature by Pilgrims to the Holy Land, Arabic-speaking Regions and Constantinople

Orel,

This is perhaps obvious, but I thought I would send it to you nonetheless.

Russian travelers to the Christian East from the twelfth to the twentieth century / Theofanis G. Stavrou and Peter R. Weisensel.
Theofanis George Stavrou 1934-
Columbus, Ohio : Slavica Publishers 1986, c1985

Good luck!

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
A. Donald MacLeod
Reviewer: 
Michael P. Maxwell

Maxwell on MacLeod, 'W. Stanford Reid: An Evangelical Calvinist in the Academy'


A. Donald MacLeod. W. Stanford Reid: An Evangelical Calvinist in the Academy. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2004. xxii + 401 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-2770-6; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-2818-5.

Reviewed by Michael P. Maxwell (Department of History, McGill University)
Published on H-Canada (April, 2005)

A Calvinist in Academe

Author: 
Kamala Elizabeth Nayar
Reviewer: 
Myron Momryk

Momryk on Nayar, 'The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations amid Tradition, Modernity, and Multiculturalism'


Kamala Elizabeth Nayar. The Sikh Diaspora in Vancouver: Three Generations amid Tradition, Modernity, and Multiculturalism. Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press, 2004. xiii + 276 pp. $58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8020-8947-2; $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-8631-0.

Reviewed by Myron Momryk (Library and Archives Canada)
Published on H-Canada (April, 2005)

Author: 
Theodore Binnema
Reviewer: 
Sheila M. McManus

McManus on Binnema, 'Common and Contested Ground: A Human and Environmental History of the Northwestern Plains'


Theodore Binnema. Common and Contested Ground: A Human and Environmental History of the Northwestern Plains. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. xvi + 263 pp. No price listed (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-8694-5.

Reviewed by Sheila M. McManus (Department of History, University of Lethbridge)
Published on H-Canada (April, 2005)

Long Durée Meets the Northwestern Plains

Author: 
Evan Haefeli, Kevin Sweeney
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey Plank

Plank on Haefeli and Sweeney, 'Captors and Captives: The 1704 French and Indian Raid on Deerfield'


Evan Haefeli, Kevin Sweeney. Captors and Captives: The 1704 French and Indian Raid on Deerfield. Native Americans of the Northeast: Culture, History, and the Contemporary Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2003. Illustrations, maps. xv + 376 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-503-6; $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-419-0.

Author: 
Steven High
Reviewer: 
Ian McKay

McKay on High, 'Industrial Sunset: The Making of North America's Rust Belt, 1969-1984'


Steven High. Industrial Sunset: The Making of North America's Rust Belt, 1969-1984. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003. 304 pp. $61.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8020-3738-1; $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8020-8528-3.

Reviewed by Ian McKay (History Department, Queen's University)
Published on H-Canada (April, 2005)

Author: 
Messay Kebede
Reviewer: 
Chima Anyadike

Anyadike on Kebede, 'Africa's Quest for a Philosophy of Decolonization'


Messay Kebede. Africa's Quest for a Philosophy of Decolonization. New York: Rodopi, 2004. 256 pp. $68.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-0810-6.

Reviewed by Chima Anyadike (Africana Studies and Research Center, Cornell University)
Published on H-Africa (April, 2005)

African Philosophy: Problems and Prospects

Author: 
Ernest B. Furgurson
Reviewer: 
John R. Wennersten

Wennersten on Furgurson, 'Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War'


Ernest B. Furgurson. Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. xi + 463 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-375-40454-2.

Reviewed by John R. Wennersten (Smithsonian Museum of American History)
Published on H-DC (April, 2005)

Washington Goes To War

Author: 
Robert A. Krieg
Reviewer: 
Beth A. Griech-Polelle

Griech-Polelle on Krieg, 'Catholic Theologians in Nazi Germany'


Robert A. Krieg. Catholic Theologians in Nazi Germany. New York: The Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004. ix + 234 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8264-1576-9.

Reviewed by Beth A. Griech-Polelle (Department of History, Bowling Green State University)
Published on H-German (April, 2005)

Clouded Vision and Re-Thinking the Catholic Church's Mission

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