Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

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

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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What's New For Teachers

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Recent Calls for Papers

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Jeffrey S. Lantis
Reviewer: 
John Sislin

Sislin on Lantis, 'Arms and Influence: US Technology Innovation and the Evolution of International Security Norms'


Jeffrey S. Lantis. Arms and Influence: US Technology Innovation and the Evolution of International Security Norms. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 280 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9977-5.

Reviewed by John Sislin (National Intelligence University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Henry Dozier Russell
Reviewer: 
Jared Dockery

Dockery on Russell, 'The Purge of the Thirtieth Division'


Henry Dozier Russell. The Purge of the Thirtieth Division. Edited by Lawrence M. Kaplan. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2014. 240 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87021-066-2.

Reviewed by Jared Dockery (Harding University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Walter C. Clemens Jr.
Reviewer: 
Stefan Eisen

Eisen and Finn on Clemens Jr., 'North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation'


Walter C. Clemens Jr. North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation. Asia in the New Millennium Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016. Illustrations, maps, figures, tables. 464 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-6746-6.

Reviewed by Stefan Eisen (Air University, Air Force Negotiations Center) and Hank Finn (Air University, Air Force Negotiations Center)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
J. Kael Weston
Reviewer: 
Carrie A. Lee

Lee on Weston, 'The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan'


J. Kael Weston. The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan. Knopf, 2016. 608 pp. 28.95 (hardcover), ISBN 978-0-385-35112-6.

Reviewed by Carrie A. Lee (University of Notre Dame)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Alexander Sergunin
Reviewer: 
Michael de Groot

de Groot on Sergunin, 'Explaining Russian Foreign Policy Behavior: Theory and Practice'


Alexander Sergunin. Explaining Russian Foreign Policy Behavior: Theory and Practice. Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag Haunschild, 2015. 220 pp. $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8382-0782-7.

Reviewed by Michael de Groot (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Serge Gregory
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Nordgaard

Nordgaard on Gregory, 'Antosha and Levitasha: The Shared Lives and Art of Anton Chekhov and Isaac Levitan'


Serge Gregory. Antosha and Levitasha: The Shared Lives and Art of Anton Chekhov and Isaac Levitan. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2015. 264 pp. $39.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-87580-731-7.

Reviewed by Ingrid Nordgaard (Graduate student, Yale University)
Published on H-Russia (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha

Author: 
Andrew R. Murphy
Reviewer: 
Spencer Wells

Wells on Murphy, 'Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn'


Andrew R. Murphy. Liberty, Conscience, and Toleration: The Political Thought of William Penn. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-027119-0.

Reviewed by Spencer Wells (College of William and Mary)
Published on H-Pennsylvania (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward

Author: 
Peter M. Beattie
Reviewer: 
Amy Chazkel

Chazkel on Beattie, 'Punishment in Paradise: Race, Slavery, Human Rights, and a Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Penal Colony'


Peter M. Beattie. Punishment in Paradise: Race, Slavery, Human Rights, and a Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Penal Colony. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 352 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5830-5; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5816-9.

Reviewed by Amy Chazkel (Queens College/CUNY Graduate Center)
Published on H-Law (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Michael J. Pfeifer

Author: 
Jacob A. C. Remes
Reviewer: 
Michelle Tiedje

Tiedje on Remes, 'Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era'


Jacob A. C. Remes. Disaster Citizenship: Survivors, Solidarity, and Power in the Progressive Era. Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 304 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08137-8; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03983-6.

Reviewed by Michelle Tiedje (University of Nebraska - Lincoln )
Published on H-SHGAPE (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Ana Lucia Araujo, ed.
Reviewer: 
Lori West

West on Araujo, 'African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World'


Ana Lucia Araujo, ed. African Heritage and Memories of Slavery in Brazil and the South Atlantic World. Amherst: Cambria Press, 2015. 422 pp. $124.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60497-892-6.

Reviewed by Lori West (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Published on H-AfrArts (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Jean M. Borgatti

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