Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of June 9 - June 15, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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Recent Calls for Papers

Call for Papers: The Other Globalisers: How the Socialist and the Non-Aligned World Shaped the Rise of Post-War Economic Globalisation

Call for Papers:  The Other Globalisers: How the Socialist and the Non-Aligned World Shaped the Rise of Post-War Economic Globalisation

 

University of Exeter, 6-7 July 2017

 

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Recent Items For Scholars

Call for Authors: Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is expanding and opening new subject categories with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mayor’s Fund for Philadelphia, and Poor Richard’s Charitable Trust. To join more than one hundred leading and emerging scholars who have already contributed to this peer-reviewed, digital-first project, let us know your choice of topics now available in the following categories:

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
James V. Milano, Patrick Brogan
Reviewer: 
Kathryn S. Olmsted

Olmsted on Milano and Brogan, 'Soldiers, Spies, and the Rat Line: America's Undeclared War Against the Soviets'


James V. Milano, Patrick Brogan. Soldiers, Spies, and the Rat Line: America's Undeclared War Against the Soviets. Washington and London: Brassey's, 1995. xii + 242 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57488-304-6; $14.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-050-2.

Reviewed by Kathryn S. Olmsted (Department of History, University of California, Davis)
Published on H-Diplo (January, 2002)

Author: 
James Conaway
Reviewer: 
Janelle M. Zauha

Zauha on Conaway, 'America's Library: The Story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000'


James Conaway. America's Library: The Story of the Library of Congress, 1800-2000. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. xiii + 226 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08308-8.

Reviewed by Janelle M. Zauha (The Libraries of Montana State University)
Published on H-DC (January, 2002)

America's Jewel

America's Jewel

Author: 
Conrad Kent, Thomas Wolber, Cameron M. K. Hewitt, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Vanke

Vanke on Kent and Wolber and Hewitt, 'The Lion and the Eagle: Interdisciplinary Essays on German-Spanish Relations over the Centuries'


Conrad Kent, Thomas Wolber, Cameron M. K. Hewitt, eds. The Lion and the Eagle: Interdisciplinary Essays on German-Spanish Relations over the Centuries. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2000. xv + 528 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-131-8.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Vanke (Department of History, Guilford College, Greensboro)
Published on H-German (January, 2002)

Author: 
Judith A. Teichman
Reviewer: 
Marc Becker

Becker on Teichman, 'The Politics of Freeing Markets in Latin America: Chile, Argentina, and Mexico'


Judith A. Teichman. The Politics of Freeing Markets in Latin America: Chile, Argentina, and Mexico. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. xv + 273 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-4959-0.

Reviewed by Marc Becker (Division of Social Science, Truman State University)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2002)

Neoliberal Policies vs. Democracy

Author: 
Kenneth P. Serbin
Reviewer: 
R. Andrew Chesnut

Chesnut on Serbin, 'Secret Dialogues: Church-State Relations, Torture, and Social Justice in Authoritarian Brazil'


Kenneth P. Serbin. Secret Dialogues: Church-State Relations, Torture, and Social Justice in Authoritarian Brazil. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000. 312 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8229-5726-3.

Reviewed by R. Andrew Chesnut (University of Houston)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2002)

Author: 
Jonathan W. Warren
Reviewer: 
Seth Garfield

Garfield on Warren, 'Racial Revolutions: Antiracism and Indian Resurgence in Brazil'


Jonathan W. Warren. Racial Revolutions: Antiracism and Indian Resurgence in Brazil. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2001. 392 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2741-7.

Reviewed by Seth Garfield (Department of History, University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2002)

Author: 
Paul Laraque, Jack Hirschman, eds.
Reviewer: 
Maude Adjarian

Adjarian on Laraque and Hirschman, 'Open Gate: An Anthology of Haitian Creole Poetry'


Paul Laraque, Jack Hirschman, eds. Open Gate: An Anthology of Haitian Creole Poetry. Willimantic, CT: Curbstone Press, 2001. 240 pp. $15.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-880684-75-7.

Reviewed by Maude Adjarian (Department of Women's Studies, University of Arizona)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2002)

Entering the Open Gate

Entering the Open Gate

Author: 
Sueann Caulfield
Reviewer: 
Roger A. Kittleson

Kittleson on Caulfield, 'In Defense of Honor: Sexual Morality, Modernity, and Nation in Early-Twentieth-Century Brazil'


Sueann Caulfield. In Defense of Honor: Sexual Morality, Modernity, and Nation in Early-Twentieth-Century Brazil. Durham: Duke University Press, 2000. xiv + 311 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2398-3.

Reviewed by Roger A. Kittleson (History Department, Williams College)
Published on H-LatAm (January, 2002)

Gender, Honor, and the Constitution of Power in Brazil

Author: 
Daryle Williams
Reviewer: 
Todd A. Diacon

Diacon on Williams, 'Culture Wars in Brazil: The First Vargas Regime, 1930-1945'


Daryle Williams. Culture Wars in Brazil: The First Vargas Regime, 1930-1945. Durham: Duke University Press, 2001. xxii + 346 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-2708-0.

Reviewed by Todd A. Diacon (Department of History, University of Tennessee)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2001)

Battles, But Were They Really Wars?

Battles, But Were They Really Wars?

Author: 
John D. Early, John F. Peters
Reviewer: 
David Cleary

Cleary on Early and Peters, 'The Xilixana Yanomami of the Amazon: History, Social Structure, and Population Dynamics'


John D. Early, John F. Peters. The Xilixana Yanomami of the Amazon: History, Social Structure, and Population Dynamics. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2000. xii + 323 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-1762-4.

Reviewed by David Cleary (Amazon Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy Braslia)
Published on H-LatAm (December, 2001)

New Data, Old Debates: Rereading Yanomami Demography, Contact History and Indigenous Politics in Brazil

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