Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of August 11 - 17, 2017

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

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

Author: 
Bennetta Jules-Rosette
Reviewer: 
Sheila Petty

Petty on Jules-Rosette, 'Black Paris: The African Writers' Landscape'


Bennetta Jules-Rosette. Black Paris: The African Writers' Landscape. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1998. xviii + 350 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02066-7.

Reviewed by Sheila Petty (Department of Film and Video, University of Regina)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (July, 2000)

Author: 
Philip G. Altbach, Damtew Teferra, eds.
Reviewer: 
Peter C. Limb

Limb on Altbach and Teferra, 'Publishing in African Languages: Challenges & Prospects'


Philip G. Altbach, Damtew Teferra, eds. Publishing in African Languages: Challenges & Prospects. Chestnut Hill, Mass: Bellagio Publishing Network, 1999. 163 pp. $19.95/£11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9646078-5-9.

Reviewed by Peter C. Limb (University of Western Australia)
Published on H-AfrLitCine (July, 2000)

'THE WRITER, THE PUBLISHER, AND THEIR LANGUAGES'

Author: 
Jon-Christian Suggs
Reviewer: 
Mark S. Weiner

Weiner on Suggs, 'Whispered Consolations: Law and Narrative in African American Life'


Jon-Christian Suggs. Whispered Consolations: Law and Narrative in African American Life. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000. xiii + 401 pp. $67.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-10651-6.

Reviewed by Mark S. Weiner (Yale Law School)
Published on H-Law (July, 2000)

Race, Narrative, and the Cultural History of American Law

Author: 
Kevin Sharpe
Reviewer: 
Michael Mendle

Mendle on Sharpe, 'Reading Revolutions: The Politics of Reading in Early Modern England'


Kevin Sharpe. Reading Revolutions: The Politics of Reading in Early Modern England. New Haven, Conn. and London: Yale University Press, 2000. xiv + 358 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08152-7.

Reviewed by Michael Mendle (Department of History, University of Alabama)
Published on H-Albion (July, 2000)

Author: 
Cristina Malcolmson
Reviewer: 
Gayle Gaskill

Gaskill on Malcolmson, 'Heart-Work: George Herbert and the Protestant Ethic'


Cristina Malcolmson. Heart-Work: George Herbert and the Protestant Ethic. Stanford, Calif: Stanford University Press, 1999. 297 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2988-8.

Reviewed by Gayle Gaskill (Department of English, College of St. Catherine)
Published on H-Albion (July, 2000)

Author: 
Marianne Wokeck
Reviewer: 
Carla Gerona

Gerona on Wokeck, 'Trade in Strangers: The Beginnings of Mass Migration to North America'


Marianne Wokeck. Trade in Strangers: The Beginnings of Mass Migration to North America. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999. xxx + 319 pp. ISBN 978-0-271-01833-1; ISBN 978-0-271-01832-4.

Reviewed by Carla Gerona (Department of History, Eastern Illinois University)
Published on H-Albion (July, 2000)

Author: 
Paul Baines
Reviewer: 
Randall McGowen

McGowen on Baines, 'The House of Forgery in Eighteenth-Century Britain'


Paul Baines. The House of Forgery in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Aldershot, Hants, and Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate, 1999. viii + 195 pp. $68.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84014-601-1.

Reviewed by Randall McGowen (Dept. of History, University of Oregon)
Published on H-Albion (July, 2000)

Interpreting Forgery in Eighteenth-Century England

Author: 
Alexandra Walsham
Reviewer: 
Lori Anne Ferrell

Ferrell on Walsham, 'Providence in Early Modern England'


Alexandra Walsham. Providence in Early Modern England. Oxford, U.K. and New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. xviii + 387 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-820655-2.

Reviewed by Lori Anne Ferrell (School of Religion, Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology)
Published on H-Albion (July, 2000)

Author: 
Sara Mendelson, Patricia Crawford
Reviewer: 
Belinda Peters

Peters on Crawford and Gowing, 'Women's Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England: A Sourcebook' and Mendelson and Crawford, 'Women in Early Modern England 1550-1720'


Patricia Crawford, Laura Gowing, eds. Women's Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England: A Sourcebook. London and New York: Routledge, 2000. xviii + 314 pp. $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-15638-7.Sara Mendelson, Patricia Crawford. Women in Early Modern England 1550-1720. Oxford and New York: Clarendon Press, 1998. xvi + 480 pp.

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