Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of April 7 - 13, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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What's New For Teachers

H-Sport Archive Project

The H-Sport Archive Project provides information about archival collections that are of interest to sport scholars.  While many sport museums and sport organizations are well-known to sport scholars, the H-Sport Archive Project highlights sport collections held at non-sport archives.

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Recent Calls for Papers

CFP: Revista Historia Autónoma - Plazo de recepción de artículos y reseñas

 

Estimados compañeros y compañeras:

Os anunciamos que la Revista Historia Autónoma ha abierto un nuevo plazo de recepción de artículos y reseñas. La fecha límite para la entrega de los originales es el próximo día 1 de abril de 2017.

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Recent Items For Scholars

Call for Reviewers: Journal of American Ethnic History

Dear H-Ethnic Subscriber,
 
If you are interested in reviewing a book or writing a review essay for the Journal of American Ethnic History, then please send an email with your research interests and a CV to Jeff Strickland at jaehreviews@gmail.com.
 
Sincerely,
 
Jeff Strickland
Associate Professor of History
Montclair State University

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
David Goldfield
Reviewer: 
Martin Hardeman

Hardeman on Goldfield, 'Southern Histories: Public, Personal, and Sacred'


David Goldfield. Southern Histories: Public, Personal, and Sacred. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2003. ix + 123 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2561-3.

Reviewed by Martin Hardeman (Eastern Illinois University)
Published on H-South (November, 2004)

Rising Again?

Author: 
Steven Harmon Wilson
Reviewer: 
Stephen Lowe

Lowe on Wilson, 'The Rise of Judicial Management in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1955-2000'


Steven Harmon Wilson. The Rise of Judicial Management in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1955-2000. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2002. xiv + 559 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2363-3.

Reviewed by Stephen Lowe (University of South Carolina, Extended Graduate Campus)
Published on H-South (November, 2004)

Where the Action Is

Author: 
Charles F. Robinson, II
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Alexander

Alexander on Robinson, 'Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South'


Charles F. Robinson, II. Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2003. xv + 196 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-755-7.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Alexander (Department of History, Texas Wesleyan University)
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2004)

An Intimacy Color Line in the Jim Crow South

Author: 
Sally G. McMillen
Reviewer: 
Kirsten E. Wood

Wood on McMillen, 'Southern Women: Black and White in the Old South'


Sally G. McMillen. Southern Women: Black and White in the Old South. Arlington Heights: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 2002. xii + 215 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88295-963-4.

Reviewed by Kirsten E. Wood (Department of History, Florida International University)
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2004)

Rethinking Southern Women

Author: 
Tracy Schier, Cynthia Russett, eds.
Reviewer: 
Heidi MacDonald

MacDonald on Schier and Russett, 'Catholic Women's Colleges in America'


Tracy Schier, Cynthia Russett, eds. Catholic Women's Colleges in America. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. vi + 439 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6805-4.

Reviewed by Heidi MacDonald (Department of History, University of Lethbridge, Canada)
Published on H-Catholic (November, 2004)

Author: 
Donald R. Shaffer
Reviewer: 
Patrick Kelly

Kelly on Shaffer, 'After the Glory: The Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans'


Donald R. Shaffer. After the Glory: The Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. 201 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1328-1.

Reviewed by Patrick Kelly (The University of Texas at San Antonio)
Published on H-CivWar (November, 2004)

Ambiguous Victory

Author: 
Ethan S. Rafuse
Reviewer: 
David S. Heidler

Heidler on Rafuse, 'A Single Grand Victory: The First Campaign and Battle of Manassas'


Ethan S. Rafuse. A Single Grand Victory: The First Campaign and Battle of Manassas. The American Crisis Series: Scholarly Resources, 2002. xv+ 226 pp. $17.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2876-9.

Reviewed by David S. Heidler (Colorado State University--Pueblo)
Published on H-CivWar (November, 2004)

Author: 
David Buisseret
Reviewer: 
Denis Cosgrove

Cosgrove on Buisseret, 'The Mapmaker's Quest: Depicting New Worlds in Renaissance Europe'


David Buisseret. The Mapmaker's Quest: Depicting New Worlds in Renaissance Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. xxi + 227 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-210053-5.

Reviewed by Denis Cosgrove (Department of Geography, University of California Los Angeles)
Published on H-HistGeog (November, 2004)

European Mapping and Modernity

Author: 
Arturo J. Aldama, ed.
Reviewer: 
Alec Balasescu

Balasescu on Aldama, 'Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State'


Arturo J. Aldama, ed. Violence and the Body: Race, Gender, and the State. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2003. 452 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34171-6; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21559-8.

Reviewed by Alec Balasescu (Department of International Communications, American University of Paris/EHESS)
Published on H-Gender-MidEast (November, 2004)

Author: 
Therese Saliba, Carolyn Allen, Judith A. Howard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon

Ben Youssef Zayzafoon on Saliba and Allen and Howard, 'Gender, Politics, and Islam'


Therese Saliba, Carolyn Allen, Judith A. Howard, eds. Gender, Politics, and Islam. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. 354 pp. $39.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-73428-6; $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-73429-3.

Reviewed by Lamia Ben Youssef Zayzafoon (Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Sousse, Tunisia)
Published on H-Gender-MidEast (November, 2004)

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