Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of March 10 - 16, 2017

Recent Calls for Papers

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Recent Items For Scholars

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Kofi Anyidoho, James Gibb, eds.
Reviewer: 
Victor S. Dugga

Dugga on Anyidoho and Gibb, 'Fontom from: Contemporary Ghanaian Literature, Theatre and Film'


Kofi Anyidoho, James Gibb, eds. Fontom from: Contemporary Ghanaian Literature, Theatre and Film. Amsterdam and Atlanta: Rodopi, 2000. 383 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-420-1273-8.

Reviewed by Victor S. Dugga (Department of Theatre and Communication Arts, University of Jos, Nigeria)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (September, 2001)

Royal Drums for Ghana's Arts

Author: 
Fred Anderson
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Hulsebosch

Hulsebosch on Anderson, 'Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766'


Fred Anderson. Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2000. xxv + 862 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-375-70636-3.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Hulsebosch (Saint Louis University School of Law)
Published on H-Law (September, 2001)

An Empire of War and Liberty

Author: 
J. Herbie DiFonzo
Reviewer: 
Felice Batlan

Batlan on DiFonzo, 'Beneath the Fault Line: The Popular and Legal Culture of Divorce in Twentieth-Century America'


J. Herbie DiFonzo. Beneath the Fault Line: The Popular and Legal Culture of Divorce in Twentieth-Century America. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1997. xiv + 177 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1707-8.

Reviewed by Felice Batlan (Department of History, New York University )
Published on H-Law (September, 2001)

Divorce and the Meta-Narrative of History

Author: 
Colm Lennon
Reviewer: 
Vincent P. Carey

Carey on Lennon, 'Archbishop Richard Creagh of Armagh, 1523-1586: An Irish Prisoner Of Conscience of the Tudor Era'


Colm Lennon. Archbishop Richard Creagh of Armagh, 1523-1586: An Irish Prisoner Of Conscience of the Tudor Era. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000. 166 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85182-473-1.

Reviewed by Vincent P. Carey (Department of History, State University of New York at Plattsburgh)
Published on H-Albion (September, 2001)

Author: 
Pat Starkey
Reviewer: 
John Stewart

Stewart on Starkey, 'Families and Social Workers: The Work of Family Service Units 1940-1985'


Pat Starkey. Families and Social Workers: The Work of Family Service Units 1940-1985. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2000. vi + 288 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85323-666-5.

Reviewed by John Stewart (Department of History, Oxford Brookes University, U.K)
Published on H-Albion (September, 2001)

Author: 
David Starkey
Reviewer: 
Norman Jones

Jones on Starkey, 'Elizabeth'


David Starkey. Elizabeth. London: Vintage, 2001. xii + 372 pp. + 16 pp. of plates. $16.09 (paper), ISBN 978-0-09-928657-8.

Reviewed by Norman Jones (Department of History, Utah State University)
Published on H-Albion (September, 2001)

The Difficult Youth of Elizabeth I

The Difficult Youth of Elizabeth I

Author: 
Nabil Matar
Reviewer: 
Barry Reay

Reay on Matar, 'Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery'


Nabil Matar. Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999. xi + 268 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11014-3; $36.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-11015-0.

Reviewed by Barry Reay (Department of History, University of Auckland)
Published on H-Albion (September, 2001)

Author: 
S.J. Connolly, ed.
Reviewer: 
Nancy J. Curtin

Curtin on Connolly, 'Political Ideas in Eighteenth-Century Ireland'


S.J. Connolly, ed. Political Ideas in Eighteenth-Century Ireland. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000. 256 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85182-556-1.

Reviewed by Nancy J. Curtin (Department of History, Fordham University )
Published on H-Albion (September, 2001)

Author: 
Detlef Brandes
Reviewer: 
Eagle Glassheim

Glassheim on Brandes, 'Der Weg zur Vertreibung 1938-1945: PlÖ¤ne und Entscheidungen zum "Transfer" der Deutschen aus der Tschechoslowakei und aus Polen'


Detlef Brandes. Der Weg zur Vertreibung 1938-1945: PlÖ¤ne und Entscheidungen zum "Transfer" der Deutschen aus der Tschechoslowakei und aus Polen. Munich: R. Oldenbourg Verlag, 2001. Xiv + 503 pp. DEM 94.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-486-56520-1.

Reviewed by Eagle Glassheim (Princeton University, Department of History)
Published on HABSBURG (September, 2001)

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