Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of April 7 - 13, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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Author: 
Eric R. Wolf
Reviewer: 
Robert Rotenberg

Rotenberg on Wolf, 'Envisioning Power: Ideologies of Dominance and Crisis'


Eric R. Wolf. Envisioning Power: Ideologies of Dominance and Crisis. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999. xi + 339 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-21536-8; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-21582-5.

Reviewed by Robert Rotenberg (DePaul University)
Published on H-SAE (March, 2000)

The Nexus Between Ideas and Power

Author: 
Irwin Unger, Robert R. Tomes
Reviewer: 
Marcus C. Robyns

Robyns on Unger and Tomes, 'American Issues: A Primary Source Reader in United States History'


Irwin Unger, Robert R. Tomes. American Issues: A Primary Source Reader in United States History. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999. xii + 410 p. $39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-13-775552-3.

Reviewed by Marcus C. Robyns (Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University)
Published on H-Survey (March, 2000)

Author: 
John R. Wilson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gordon E. Harvey

Harvey on Wilson, 'Forging the American Character, Vol. II: Readings in United States History since 1865'


John R. Wilson, ed. Forging the American Character, Vol. II: Readings in United States History since 1865. Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2000. x + 241 pp. $31.35 (paper), ISBN 978-0-13-011284-2.

Reviewed by Gordon E. Harvey (Department of History and Government, University of Louisiana at Monroe)
Published on H-Survey (March, 2000)

Author: 
Michel Cartier, Danielle Elisseeff, Jacqueline Nivard, eds.
Reviewer: 
Robert E. Entenmann

Entenmann on Cartier and Elisseeff and Nivard, 'Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie 1999 / Review of Bibliography in Sinology 1999'


Michel Cartier, Danielle Elisseeff, Jacqueline Nivard, eds. Revue Bibliographique de Sinologie 1999 / Review of Bibliography in Sinology 1999. Paris: Editions de l'Ecole des Haute Etudes, 1999. xxv + 540 pp. 250 FF (paper), ISBN 978-2-7132-1343-4.

Reviewed by Robert E. Entenmann (Department of History, St. Olaf College.)
Published on H-Asia (March, 2000)

Review of Bibliography in Sinology, 1999

Author: 
Pier Luigi Porta
Reviewer: 
Cristina Accornero

Accornero on Porta, 'Milano e la cultura economica nel XX secolo I--Gli anni 1890-1920'


Pier Luigi Porta. Milano e la cultura economica nel XX secolo I--Gli anni 1890-1920. Milano: Franco Angeli, 1998. 420 pp. EUR 25,82 (cloth), ISBN 978-88-464-0742-9.

Reviewed by Cristina Accornero (EHESS, Paris / Politecnico, Torino)
Published on H-Urban (March, 2000)

Author: 
Evelyne Cohen
Reviewer: 
Claire Zalc

Zalc on Cohen, 'Paris dans l'imaginaire national de l'entre-deux-guerres'


Evelyne Cohen. Paris dans l'imaginaire national de l'entre-deux-guerres. Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 1999. 396 pp. 210 FF (cloth), ISBN 978-2-85944-366-5.

Reviewed by Claire Zalc (Universite Francois-Rabelais Tours)
Published on H-Urban (March, 2000)

Author: 
Gail Cooper
Reviewer: 
David Kinkela

Kinkela on Cooper, 'Air-Conditioning America: Engineers and the Controlled Environment 1900-1960'


Gail Cooper. Air-Conditioning America: Engineers and the Controlled Environment 1900-1960. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. x + 229 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-5716-4.

Reviewed by David Kinkela (Department of History, New York University)
Published on H-Urban (March, 2000)

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