Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of May 12 - 18, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

H-Net Job Guide: jobs posted 29 Feb - 7 Mar

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 29 February 2016 to  7 March 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Sci-Med-Tech.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern ti

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Recent Calls for Papers

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Recent Items For Scholars

"Facilitating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities: Librarian Collaborations for Research and Training in Text Encoding"

 New article of interest:

Harriett E. Green, "Facilitating Communities of Practice in Digital Humanities: Librarian Collaborations for Research and Training in Text Encoding." The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy 84, No. 2 (April 2014): 219-234. Article DOI: 10.1086/675332

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Clinton Rossiter, ed.
Reviewer: 
R. B. Bernstein

Bernstein on Rossiter, 'The Federalist Papers'


Clinton Rossiter, ed. The Federalist Papers. New York: Penguin Putnam, 1999. lix + 606 pgs. $6.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-451-62881-7.

Reviewed by R. B. Bernstein (New York Law School)
Published on H-Law (October, 2000)

Revising a Classic Edition of a Classic

Revising a Classic Edition of a Classic

Author: 
Mark L. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Charles C. Kolb

Kolb on Thompson, 'Graveyard of the Lakes'


Mark L. Thompson. Graveyard of the Lakes. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2000. 416 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8143-2889-7.

Reviewed by Charles C. Kolb (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Published on H-Local (October, 2000)

New Perspectives on Ship Losses in the Great Lakes

New Perspectives on Ship Losses in the Great Lakes

Author: 
David Philips, Robert D. Storch
Reviewer: 
Peter Jupp

Jupp on Philips and Storch, 'Policing Provincial England, 1829-1856: The Politics of Reform'


David Philips, Robert D. Storch. Policing Provincial England, 1829-1856: The Politics of Reform. London and New York: Leicester University Press, 1999. x + 342 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7185-0112-9.

Reviewed by Peter Jupp (School of Modern History, Queen's University, Belfast)
Published on H-Albion (October, 2000)

Dogberry's demise

Dogberry's demise

Author: 
Elizabeth Hallam, Andrew Prescott, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Landon

Landon on Hallam and Prescott, 'The British Inheritance: A Treasury of Historic Documents'


Elizabeth Hallam, Andrew Prescott, eds. The British Inheritance: A Treasury of Historic Documents. Berkeley, Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1999. x + 150 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-22470-4.

Reviewed by Michael Landon (Department of History, University of Mississippi)
Published on H-Albion (October, 2000)

A Work of Art

A Work of Art

Author: 
Tim Cooper
Reviewer: 
Thomas F. Mayer

Mayer on Cooper, 'The Last Generation of English Catholic Clergy: Parish Priests in the Diocese of Coventry and Lichfield in the Early Sixteenth Century'


Tim Cooper. The Last Generation of English Catholic Clergy: Parish Priests in the Diocese of Coventry and Lichfield in the Early Sixteenth Century. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 1999. xvi + 236 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85115-752-8.

Reviewed by Thomas F. Mayer (Department of History, Augustana College, Illinois)
Published on H-Albion (October, 2000)

The English Catholic Clergy in Local Context

Author: 
Gerald MacLean, Donna Landry, Joseph P. Ward, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Mascuch

Mascuch on MacLean and Landry and Ward, 'The Country and the City Revisited: England and the Politics of Culture, 1550-1850'


Gerald MacLean, Donna Landry, Joseph P. Ward, eds. The Country and the City Revisited: England and the Politics of Culture, 1550-1850. New York and Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xiv + 258 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-59201-7.

Reviewed by Michael Mascuch (Department of Rhetoric, University of California at Berkeley )
Published on H-Albion (October, 2000)

Author: 
Bruce Chadwick
Reviewer: 
Brian Dirck

Dirck on Chadwick, 'The Two American Presidents: A Dual Biography of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis'


Bruce Chadwick. The Two American Presidents: A Dual Biography of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis. Secaucus, NJ: Birch Lane Press, 1999. xvii + 490 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55972-462-3.

Reviewed by Brian Dirck (Assistant Professor of History, Anderson University)
Published on H-South (September, 2000)

Where's the Beef?

Author: 
Karin A. Shapiro
Reviewer: 
Brian Kelly

Kelly on Shapiro, 'A New South Rebellion: The Battle Against Convict Labor in the Tennessee Coalfields, 1871-1896'


Karin A. Shapiro. A New South Rebellion: The Battle Against Convict Labor in the Tennessee Coalfields, 1871-1896. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. xvi + 333 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-4733-6.

Reviewed by Brian Kelly (School of Modern History, Queen's University of Belfast)
Published on H-South (September, 2000)

Author: 
Eric A. Anderson, Alfred A. Moss Jr..
Reviewer: 
Mary Waalkes

Waalkes on Anderson and Jr.., 'Dangerous Donations: Northern Philanthropy and Southern Black Education, 1902-1930'


Eric A. Anderson, Alfred A. Moss Jr.. Dangerous Donations: Northern Philanthropy and Southern Black Education, 1902-1930. Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1999. xv + 245 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1226-9.

Reviewed by Mary Waalkes (Lee University )
Published on H-South (September, 2000)

A Matter of Perspective

A Matter of Perspective

Author: 
Dale Baum
Reviewer: 
Ricky Floyd Dobbs

Dobbs on Baum, 'The Shattering of Texas Unionism: Politics in the Lone Star State During the Civil War Era'


Dale Baum. The Shattering of Texas Unionism: Politics in the Lone Star State During the Civil War Era. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. xvi + 283 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2245-7.

Reviewed by Ricky Floyd Dobbs (Department of History, Texas A&M University-Commerce)
Published on H-South (September, 2000)

Understanding the Dynamics of Texas Unionism, 1857-1869

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