Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of March 17 - 23, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

Position, Visiting Assistant Professor, East Asian History, Davidson College

For full details, see https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52452

DAVIDSON COLLEGE seeks a visiting Assistant Professor of East Asian history with a two-year appointment. Ph.D. in hand by August 2016 preferred.

Candidates should complete an online application at https://jobs.davidson.edu.

Posting Date: 01/14/2016
Closing Date 03/13/2016

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Recent Calls for Papers

CFP: "Long Live Lenin": Brecht & 100th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution, GSA, Atlanta, Oct 5-8, 2017 (February 2017)

The German Studies Association and the International Brecht Society

41st Annual conference, 5-8 October 2017, Atlanta

Call for papers: “Long Live Lenin”: Brecht and the Hundredth Anniversary of the Russian Revolution

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Recent Items For Scholars

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Jerrold L. Schecter
Reviewer: 
David Pollard

Pollard on Schecter, 'Russian Negotiating Behaviour'


Jerrold L. Schecter. Russian Negotiating Behaviour. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 1998. ix + 229 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-878379-78-8.

Reviewed by David Pollard (Dundee Graduate School of Management, Scotland, UK)
Published on H-Russia (July, 2000)

Managing discussions with the Russians

Author: 
Nick Holdsworth
Reviewer: 
Mike Haynes

Haynes on Holdsworth, 'Moscow, The Beautiful and the Damned: Life in Russia in Transition'


Nick Holdsworth. Moscow, The Beautiful and the Damned: Life in Russia in Transition. London: Andre Deutsch, 2000. xxiv + 262 pp. £9.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-233-99679-0.

Reviewed by Mike Haynes (School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, UK)
Published on H-Russia (July, 2000)

Author: 
Gayle Gullett
Reviewer: 
Sherry J. Katz

Katz on Gullett, 'Becoming Citizens: The Emergence and Development of the California Women's Movement, 1880-1911'


Gayle Gullett. Becoming Citizens: The Emergence and Development of the California Women's Movement, 1880-1911. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2000. xiii + 272 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06818-8; $42.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02503-7.

Reviewed by Sherry J. Katz (Department of History, San Francisco State University.)
Published on H-California (July, 2000)

Author: 
Manoranjan Dutta
Reviewer: 
Andreas Hippin

Hippin on Dutta, 'Economic Regionalization in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges to Economic Cooperation'


Manoranjan Dutta. Economic Regionalization in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges to Economic Cooperation. Cheltenham, England and Northampton, Mass: Edward Elgar, 1999. x + 318 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-85898-825-2.

Reviewed by Andreas Hippin (Business Writer, vwd Newswire)
Published on H-US-Japan (July, 2000)

The APEC Spirit of 1995

Author: 
Ian Nish, ed.
Reviewer: 
John E. Moser

Moser on Nish, 'The Iwakura Mission in America and Europe: A New Assessment'


Ian Nish, ed. The Iwakura Mission in America and Europe: A New Assessment. Richmond, Surrey: Curzon Press, 1998. xii + 228 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-873410-84-4.

Reviewed by John E. Moser (Department of History, University of Georgia)
Published on H-US-Japan (July, 2000)

A New Look at Japan's Embassy Abroad

Author: 
David Cochran
Reviewer: 
Michelle E. Moore

Moore on Cochran, 'America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era'


David Cochran. America Noir: Underground Writers and Filmmakers of the Postwar Era. Washington and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. 312 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56098-813-7.

Reviewed by Michelle E. Moore (SUNY at Binghamton)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 2000)

Author: 
McKay Jenkins
Reviewer: 
Marc Seals

Seals on Jenkins, 'The South in Black and White: Race, Sex, and Literature in the 1940s'


McKay Jenkins. The South in Black and White: Race, Sex, and Literature in the 1940s. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. 240 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4777-0; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2491-7.

Reviewed by Marc Seals (University of South Florida)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 2000)

Author: 
Peter C. Rollins
Reviewer: 
Robert Fyne

Fyne on Rollins, 'Hollywood as Historian: American Film in a Cultural Context'


Peter C. Rollins. Hollywood as Historian: American Film in a Cultural Context. Lexington Ky: University Press of Kentucky, 1998. 288 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-0951-0.

Reviewed by Robert Fyne (Kean University)
Published on H-PCAACA (July, 2000)

Truths and Distortions: Hollywood as Historian?

Author: 
Thomas Mann
Reviewer: 
Heather E. Ward

Ward on Mann, 'The Oxford Guide to Library Research'


Thomas Mann. The Oxford Guide to Library Research. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. xx + 316 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-512313-5; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512312-8.

Reviewed by Heather E. Ward (Humanities Librarian, University of Oregon Libraries.)
Published on H-HistBibl (July, 2000)

Oxford Guide a Rich Resource for Library Research

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