Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of February 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: 
Fred R van Hartesveldt
Reviewer: 
Bill Nasson

Nasson on van Hartesveldt, 'The Boer War: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography'


Fred R van Hartesveldt. The Boer War: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography. Bibliographies of Battles and Leaders Series. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press, 2000. vii + 255pp. $79.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-30627-3.

Reviewed by Bill Nasson (Department of History, University of Cape Town)
Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2001)

Author: 
Michael Ashkenazi, Jeanne Jacob
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Dresner

Dresner on Ashkenazi and Jacob, 'The Essence of Japanese Cuisine: An Essay on Food and Culture'


Michael Ashkenazi, Jeanne Jacob. The Essence of Japanese Cuisine: An Essay on Food and Culture. Richmond and Surrey: Curzon Press, 2000. xiii + 252 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7007-1085-0.

Reviewed by Jonathan Dresner (Department of History, University of Hawai'i at Hilo)
Published on H-US-Japan (August, 2001)

Sushi Civilization

Sushi Civilization

Author: 
Alastair Iain Johnston, Robert S Ross, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jing Zhao

Zhao on Johnston and Ross, 'Engaging China: the Management of an Emerging Power'


Alastair Iain Johnston, Robert S Ross, ed. Engaging China: the Management of an Emerging Power. Politics in Asia. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. xv + 309 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-20841-3.

Reviewed by Jing Zhao (US-Japan-China Comparative Policy Research Institute, San Jose)
Published on H-US-Japan (August, 2001)

Author: 
Bert Winther-Tamaki
Reviewer: 
Joseph M. Henning

Henning on Winther-Tamaki, 'Art in the Encounter of Nations: Japanese and American Artists in the Early Postwar Years'


Bert Winther-Tamaki. Art in the Encounter of Nations: Japanese and American Artists in the Early Postwar Years. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2001. xi + 207 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8248-2400-6.

Reviewed by Joseph M. Henning (Department of History, Saint Vincent College)
Published on H-US-Japan (August, 2001)

The Art of Nationalism

Author: 
Kenneth O. Morgan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Victor Stater

Stater on Morgan, 'The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain'


Kenneth O. Morgan, ed. The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. xiv + 646 pp. $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-289326-0.

Reviewed by Victor Stater (Louisiana State University)
Published on H-W-Civ (August, 2001)

Still Relevant After All These Years

Still Relevant After All These Years

Author: 
John E Wills, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Andrew D. Nicholls

Nicholls on Wills, '1688: A Global History'


John E Wills, Jr. 1688: A Global History. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2001. vii + 330 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04744-8.

Reviewed by Andrew D. Nicholls (Department of History, Buffalo State College)
Published on H-W-Civ (August, 2001)

The Unconfineable Variety, Splendor, and Strangeness of the Human Condition

Author: 
Thomas F Morrissey
Reviewer: 
Deborah Carmichael

Carmichael on Morrissey, 'Between the Lines: Photographs From the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial'


Thomas F Morrissey. Between the Lines: Photographs From the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial. New York: Syracuse University Press, 2000. 116 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-0591-1.

Reviewed by Deborah Carmichael (Oklahoma State University )
Published on H-PCAACA (August, 2001)

Author: 
Ernest N. Emenyonu, ed.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Belcher

Belcher on Emenyonu, 'Goatskin Bags and Wisdom: New Critical Perspectives on African Literature'


Ernest N. Emenyonu, ed. Goatskin Bags and Wisdom: New Critical Perspectives on African Literature. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press, 2000. xx + 393 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86543-671-8.

Reviewed by Stephen Belcher
Published on H-AfrLitCine (August, 2001)

Author: 
Manisha Sinha
Reviewer: 
Phillip D. Troutman

Troutman on Sinha, 'The Counterrevolution of Slavery: Politics and Ideology in Antebellum South Carolina'


Manisha Sinha. The Counterrevolution of Slavery: Politics and Ideology in Antebellum South Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. xiii + 362 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-4884-5.

Reviewed by Phillip D. Troutman (Scholar in Residence, Center for the Study of the American South, University of North Carolina)
Published on H-South (July, 2001)

Author: 
Leslie Hall
Reviewer: 
William L. Ramsey

Ramsey on Hall, 'Land and Allegiance in Revolutionary Georgia'


Leslie Hall. Land and Allegiance in Revolutionary Georgia. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2001. 231 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2262-9.

Reviewed by William L. Ramsey (Department of History, State University of New York at Oswego)
Published on H-South (July, 2001)

A Review of Leslie Hall's Land and Allegiance in Revolutionary Georgia

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