Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of August 4 - 10, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

2017-2018 Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships in the Humanities

The Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for its 2017-2018 research fellowships. More than 50 fellowships will be awarded for projects that require substantial on-site use of the Ransom Center's collections, supporting research in all areas of the humanities including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.
 

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What's New For Teachers

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Recent Calls for Papers

CfP: 2 panels on nationalism and ethnoregionalism - Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Political Science (SISP)

Call for Papers

2 Panels on nationalism and ethnoregionalism for the Annual Conference of the Italian Society for Political Science (SISP) – Urbino 14-16 September 2017

 

Deadline: May 29, 2017 (23:59 CET)

 

There will be two panels on ethnoregionalism, nation and nationalism during the 2017 Annual Conference of the SISP - Italian Society for Political Science, to be held in Urbino (14-16 September 2017)

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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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