Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of May 12 - 18, 2017

What's New For Teachers

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Recent Calls for Papers

CFP Moving Forward: Where is the Journalist in Social Media (Deadline: February 22)

The following CFP might be of interest to H-Afro-Am members in African American Studies, American journalism, and representations in social media. Deadline: February 22, 2017
 

Centre for Ecological, Social, and Informatics Cognitive Research (ESI.CORE)

Moving Forward: Where is the Journalist in Social Media?
SpringHill Suites Downtown Denver
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, Colorado USA
June 23-24, 2017

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Recent Items For Scholars

Visa Troubles in the Archives?

[Ed. note (PBK): Because we have no reason to doubt, but also no way to verify, what Dakota Irvin is describing here, it would be helpful if any H-Russia members with authoritative or corroborating information could contribute to this thread and help researchers planning work in the archives in Russia.]

Dear Colleagues,

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Sonya O. Rose
Reviewer: 
Nicoletta Gullace

Gullace on Rose, 'Which People's War? National Identity and Citizenship in Wartime Britain 1939-1945'


Sonya O. Rose. Which People's War? National Identity and Citizenship in Wartime Britain 1939-1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. xiii + 328 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-925572-6.

Reviewed by Nicoletta Gullace (Department of History, University of New Hampshire)
Published on H-Women (December, 2004)

Divided Identities and the Unity of War

Author: 
Daniel Schloegl
Reviewer: 
Nathanael Robinson

Robinson on Schloegl, 'Der planvolle Staat: Raumerfassung und Reformen in Bayern 1750-1800'


Daniel Schloegl. Der planvolle Staat: Raumerfassung und Reformen in Bayern 1750-1800. Munich: Verlag C.H. Beck, 2002. xiv + 262 pp. EUR 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-406-10719-1.

Reviewed by Nathanael Robinson (Brandeis University)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

Spatial Planning and the Maps of Bavaria

Author: 
Guenther Roth
Reviewer: 
Simone Lässig

Lässig on Roth, 'Max Webers deutsch-englische Familiengeschichte 1800-1950: Mit Briefen und Dokumenten'


Guenther Roth. Max Webers deutsch-englische Familiengeschichte 1800-1950: Mit Briefen und Dokumenten. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2001. XX + 721 S. EUR 84.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-16-147557-3.

Reviewed by Simone Lässig (German Historical Institute Washington, D.C.)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

Author: 
Robert Gellately, Ben Kiernan, eds.
Reviewer: 
Meredith Hindley

Hindley on Gellately and Kiernan, 'The Specter of Genocide: Mass Murder in Historical Perspective'


Robert Gellately, Ben Kiernan, eds. The Specter of Genocide: Mass Murder in Historical Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. ix + 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82063-9.

Reviewed by Meredith Hindley (Department of History, American University)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

Executing the Twentieth Century

Author: 
Karel Berkhoff
Reviewer: 
Jeff Rutherford

Rutherford on Berkhoff, 'Harvest of the Despair: Life and Death in the Ukraine under Nazi Rule'


Karel Berkhoff. Harvest of the Despair: Life and Death in the Ukraine under Nazi Rule. Cambridge / London: Harvard University Press, 2004. 463 S. $29.95 (broschiert), ISBN 978-0-674-01313-1.

Reviewed by Jeff Rutherford (Department of History, Wheeling Jesuit University)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

Ukraine Is Being Liberated from the Ukrainians

Author: 
Klemens Skibicki
Reviewer: 
Florian Schui

Schui on Skibicki, 'Industrie im Oberschlesischen FÖ¼rstentum Pless im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert'


Klemens Skibicki. Industrie im Oberschlesischen FÖ¼rstentum Pless im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert. Stuttgart: Steiner, 2002. 341 pp. EUR 62.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-515-08036-1.

Reviewed by Florian Schui (St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

Making the Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism: The Magnates of UpperSilesia

Author: 
Jost Hermand, Michael Niedermeier
Reviewer: 
Marion W. Gray

Gray on Hermand and Niedermeier, 'Revolutio germanica: Die Sehnsucht nach der "alten Freiheit" der Germanen 1750-1820'


Jost Hermand, Michael Niedermeier. Revolutio germanica: Die Sehnsucht nach der "alten Freiheit" der Germanen 1750-1820. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2002. 346 S. EUR 50.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-631-39671-1.

Reviewed by Marion W. Gray (Department of History, Western Michigan University)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

Coming to Terms with German Nationalism

Author: 
Elisabeth Kaske
Reviewer: 
Karen Eng

Eng on Elisabeth Kaske, 'Bismarcks MissionÖ¤re: Deutsche MilitÖ¤rinstrukteure in China 1884-1890' and Kaske, 'Bismarcks Missionäre: Deutsche Militärinstrukteure in China 1884-1890'


Elisabeth Kaske. Bismarcks MissionÖ¤re: Deutsche MilitÖ¤rinstrukteure in China 1884-1890. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002. 293 pp. Elisabeth Kaske. Bismarcks Missionäre: Deutsche Militärinstrukteure in China 1884-1890. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2002. 293 S. (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-447-04615-2.

Author: 
Birthe Kundrus
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey D. Bowersox

Bowersox on Kundrus, 'Phantasiereiche: Zur Kulturgeschichte des deutschen Kolonialismus'


Birthe Kundrus. Phantasiereiche: Zur Kulturgeschichte des deutschen Kolonialismus. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2003. 327 S. EUR 34.90 (leinen), ISBN 978-3-593-37232-7.

Reviewed by Jeffrey D. Bowersox (Department of History, University of Toronto)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

Germans and Their Colonies

Author: 
Sven Oliver Müller
Reviewer: 
Lisa Swartout

Swartout on Müller, 'Die Nation als Waffe und Vorstellung: Nationalismus in Deutschland und Großbritannien im Ersten Weltkrieg'


Sven Oliver Müller. Die Nation als Waffe und Vorstellung: Nationalismus in Deutschland und Großbritannien im Ersten Weltkrieg. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2002. 427 S. EUR 44.00 (gebunden), ISBN 978-3-525-35139-0.

Reviewed by Lisa Swartout (Department of History, Indiana University, South Bend)
Published on H-German (December, 2004)

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