Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

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

Recent Items For Scholars

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
John G. Heidenrich
Reviewer: 
R. J. Rummel

Rummel on Heidenrich, 'How to Prevent Genocide: A Guide for Policymakers, Scholars, and the Concerned Citizen'


John G. Heidenrich. How to Prevent Genocide: A Guide for Policymakers, Scholars, and the Concerned Citizen. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, 2001. 275 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-96987-5.

Reviewed by R. J. Rummel (Professor Emeritus)
Published on H-Holocaust (October, 2001)

What To Do About Genocide?

What To Do About Genocide?

Author: 
Gillian Beer
Reviewer: 
Johann W. Tempelhoff

Tempelhoff on Beer, 'Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction'


Gillian Beer. Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. xxxii + 277 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-78008-7; $31.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-78392-7.

Reviewed by Johann W. Tempelhoff (School of Basic Sciences, Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir Christelike Hoër Onderwys, South Africa)
Published on H-Ideas (October, 2001)

Author: 
Robert M. Taylor, Jr., ed.
Reviewer: 
George T. Blakey

Blakey on Taylor, 'The State of Indiana History, 2000: Papers Presented at the Indiana Historical Society's Grand Opening'


Robert M. Taylor, Jr., ed. The State of Indiana History, 2000: Papers Presented at the Indiana Historical Society's Grand Opening. Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2001. x + 476 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87195-153-3.

Reviewed by George T. Blakey (Professor of History, emeritus, Indiana University East)
Published on H-Indiana (October, 2001)

Author: 
Ray E. Boomhower
Reviewer: 
Anita Ashendel

Ashendel on Boomhower, 'But I Do Clamor: May Wright Sewall, A Life, 1844-1920'


Ray E. Boomhower. But I Do Clamor: May Wright Sewall, A Life, 1844-1920. Zionsville: Guild Press of Indiana, 2001. xii + 199 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57860-087-8.

Reviewed by Anita Ashendel (Department of Humanities, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi)
Published on H-Indiana (October, 2001)

Women and Politics in Indiana's Golden Age

Author: 
Alexander Bloom, ed.
Reviewer: 
Dominick Cavallo

Cavallo on Bloom, 'Long Time Gone: Sixties America Then and Now'


Alexander Bloom, ed. Long Time Gone: Sixties America Then and Now. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. vi + 229 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-512515-3.

Reviewed by Dominick Cavallo (Department of History, Adelphi University)
Published on H-Pol (October, 2001)

The Elusive Sixties

The Elusive Sixties

Author: 
Gunter Bischof, Saki Dockrill, eds.
Reviewer: 
H. Matthew Loayza

Loayza on Bischof and Dockrill, 'Cold War Respite: The Geneva Summit of 1955'


Gunter Bischof, Saki Dockrill, eds. Cold War Respite: The Geneva Summit of 1955. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2000. x + 319 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2370-6.

Reviewed by H. Matthew Loayza (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse)
Published on H-Pol (October, 2001)

Creating an Illusory Peace

Creating an Illusory Peace

Author: 
James T. Patterson
Reviewer: 
Timothy N. Thurber

Thurber on Patterson, 'Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and its Troubled Legacy'


James T. Patterson. Brown v. Board of Education: A Civil Rights Milestone and its Troubled Legacy. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. xxix + 285 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512716-4; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-515632-4.

Reviewed by Timothy N. Thurber (Department of History, State University of New York at Oswego)
Published on H-Pol (October, 2001)

Author: 
Robert K. Fullinwider, ed.
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey M. Vaughan

Vaughan on Fullinwider, 'Civil Society, Democracy, and Civic Renewal'


Robert K. Fullinwider, ed. Civil Society, Democracy, and Civic Renewal. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999. vii + 433pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-9356-6.

Reviewed by Geoffrey M. Vaughan (Department of Political Science, University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
Published on H-Pol (October, 2001)

Fact or Phenomenon: What is Civil Society?

Author: 
Norris Hundley, Jr.
Reviewer: 
Abraham Hoffman

Hoffman on Hundley, 'The Great Thirst: Californians and Water: A History'


Norris Hundley, Jr. The Great Thirst: Californians and Water: A History. Revised Edition. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. xxiii + 801 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22456-8.

Reviewed by Abraham Hoffman (Department of History, Los Angeles Valley College)
Published on H-California (October, 2001)

Satisfying a Thirst (and Hunger) for Knowledge

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