Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

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

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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What's New For Teachers

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Recent Items For Scholars

Announcing the Inaugural Edition of the Journal of West African History

Announcing the Inaugural Edition of the Journal of West African History

Founding Editor-in-chief: Nwando Achebe
Associate Editors: Hilary Jones and John Thabiti Willis
Book Review Editor: Harry Odamtten

Volume I, ISSUE I, NOW AVAILABLE!
http://msupress.org/journals/issue/?id=50-21D-5EA

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Kirk C. Jenkins
Reviewer: 
James Ramage

Ramage on Jenkins, 'The Battle Rages Higher: The Union's Fifteenth Kentucky Infantry'


Kirk C. Jenkins. The Battle Rages Higher: The Union's Fifteenth Kentucky Infantry. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2003. xix + 452 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2281-6.

Reviewed by James Ramage (History and Geography Department, Northern Kentucky University)
Published on H-CivWar (August, 2004)

Kentucky's Union "Orphans"

Author: 
Edward G. Longacre
Reviewer: 
Richard DiNardo

DiNardo on Longacre, 'Lee's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of the Army of Northern Virginia'


Edward G. Longacre. Lee's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of the Army of Northern Virginia. Mechanicsburg: Stackpole Books, 2002. xii + 468 pp. $36.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8117-0898-2.

Reviewed by Richard DiNardo (USMC Command and Staff College)
Published on H-CivWar (August, 2004)

Author: 
A. W. Bishop
Reviewer: 
Nicole Etcheson

Etcheson on Bishop, 'Loyalty on the Frontier: Or Sketches of Union Men of the South-West with Incidents and Adventures in Rebellion on the Border'


A. W. Bishop. Loyalty on the Frontier: Or Sketches of Union Men of the South-West with Incidents and Adventures in Rebellion on the Border. Civil War in the West Series. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2003. xxvii + 228 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-840-0.

Reviewed by Nicole Etcheson (History Department, University of Texas at El Paso)
Published on H-CivWar (August, 2004)

Author: 
David C. Rankin
Reviewer: 
Don Wickman

Wickman on Rankin, 'Diary of a Christian Soldier: Rufus Kinsley and the Civil War'


David C. Rankin. Diary of a Christian Soldier: Rufus Kinsley and the Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. xxi + 281 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-82334-0.

Reviewed by Don Wickman (Librarian/Archivist, Woodstock Historical Society)
Published on H-CivWar (August, 2004)

A Man of Many Values

Author: 
Shelia R. Phipps
Reviewer: 
Kimberly R. Kellison

Kellison on Phipps, 'Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee'


Shelia R. Phipps. Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. xiv + 259 pp. $21.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2927-2; $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2885-5.

Reviewed by Kimberly R. Kellison (Department of History, Baylor University)
Published on H-CivWar (August, 2004)

Author: 
Susan R. Braden
Reviewer: 
Dave Nelson

Nelson on Braden, 'The Architecture of Leisure: The Florida Resort Hotels of Henry Flagler and Henry Plant'


Susan R. Braden. The Architecture of Leisure: The Florida Resort Hotels of Henry Flagler and Henry Plant. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2002. xxiii + 394 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2556-8.

Reviewed by Dave Nelson (Department of History, Florida State University)
Published on H-Florida (August, 2004)

Constructing Paradise in the Gilded Age

Author: 
Aristides J. Millas, Ellen J. Uguccioni
Reviewer: 
Astrid Whidden

Whidden on Millas and Uguccioni, 'Coral Cables Miami Riviera: An Architectural Guide'


Aristides J. Millas, Ellen J. Uguccioni. Coral Cables Miami Riviera: An Architectural Guide. Miami: Dade Heritage Trust, 2003. 104 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9620565-1-2.

Reviewed by Astrid Whidden (Department of History, Florida International University)
Published on H-Florida (August, 2004)

Merrick's Grand Design

Author: 
Robert J. Mayhew
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Olwig

Olwig on Mayhew, 'Landscape, Literature, and English Religious Culture, 1660-1800: Samuel Johnson and Languages of Natural Description'


Robert J. Mayhew. Landscape, Literature, and English Religious Culture, 1660-1800: Samuel Johnson and Languages of Natural Description. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. vi + 426pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-99308-8.

Reviewed by Kenneth Olwig (Department of Landscape Planning, Swedish Life-Sciences University, Alnarp)
Published on H-HistGeog (August, 2004)

Author: 
Mauro Ivo Van Aken
Reviewer: 
Hala Kh. Nassar

Nassar on Van Aken, 'Facing Home: Palestinian Belonging in a Valley of Doubt'


Mauro Ivo Van Aken. Facing Home: Palestinian Belonging in a Valley of Doubt. Maastricht: Shaker Publishing, 2003. 388 pp. (paper), ISBN 978-90-423-0221-1.

Reviewed by Hala Kh. Nassar (Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Yale University)
Published on H-Gender-MidEast (August, 2004)

Belonging, Place, and the Transformation of Modernity

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