Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of August 4 - 10, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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Recent Calls for Papers

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Author: 
Philip J. Ethington
Reviewer: 
Maureen A. Flanagan

Flanagan on Ethington, 'The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Fransciso, 1850-1900'


Philip J. Ethington. The Public City: The Political Construction of Urban Life in San Fransciso, 1850-1900. New York and Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1994. xvi + 464 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-41565-1.

Reviewed by Maureen A. Flanagan (Michigan State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (February, 1995)

Author: 
Gertrude Matyoka Yeager
Reviewer: 
Virginia W. Leonard

Leonard on Yeager, 'Confronting Change, Challenging Tradition: Woman in Latin American History (Jaguar Books on Latin America)'


Gertrude Matyoka Yeager. Confronting Change, Challenging Tradition: Woman in Latin American History (Jaguar Books on Latin America). Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1994. . $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8420-2479-2; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8420-2480-8.

Reviewed by Virginia W. Leonard (Western Illinois University )
Published on H-LatAm (February, 1995)

Author: 
Warren Dean
Reviewer: 
Robert M. Levine

Levine on Dean, 'With Broadax and Firebrand: The Destruction of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest'


Warren Dean. With Broadax and Firebrand: The Destruction of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. xx + 482 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-08775-0.

Reviewed by Robert M. Levine (University of Miami)
Published on H-LatAm (February, 1995)

Author: 
Patrick Joyce
Reviewer: 
David M. Fahey

Fahey on Joyce, 'Democratic Subjects: The Self and the Social in Nineteenth-Century England'


Patrick Joyce. Democratic Subjects: The Self and the Social in Nineteenth-Century England. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. . $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-44334-0; $33.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-44802-4.

Reviewed by David M. Fahey (Miami University)
Published on H-Albion (January, 1995)

Author: 
Paul K. Davis
Reviewer: 
Paul Rich

Rich on Davis, 'Ends and Means: The British Mesopotamian Campaign and Commission'


Paul K. Davis. Ends and Means: The British Mesopotamian Campaign and Commission. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1994. 279 pp. $41.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8386-3530-8.

Reviewed by Paul Rich (University of the Americas, Puebla, Mexico)
Published on H-Albion (December, 1994)

Author: 
Dana Frank
Reviewer: 
Colin Davis

Davis on Frank, 'Purchasing Power: Consumer Organizing, Gender, and the Seattle Labor Movement, 1919-1929'


Dana Frank. Purchasing Power: Consumer Organizing, Gender, and the Seattle Labor Movement, 1919-1929. Cambridge England: Cambridge University Press, 1994. . $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-38367-7; $39.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-46714-8.

Reviewed by Colin Davis (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Published on H-Labor (December, 1994)

Author: 
Larry Ford
Reviewer: 
Ian MacLachlan

MacLachlan on Ford, 'Cities and Buildings: Skyscrapers, Skid Rows, and Suburbs (Creating the North American Landscape)'


Larry Ford. Cities and Buildings: Skyscrapers, Skid Rows, and Suburbs (Creating the North American Landscape). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. xiii + 304 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-4646-5; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-4647-2.

Reviewed by Ian MacLachlan (University of Lethbridge)
Published on H-Urban (December, 1994)

Author: 
M. W. Kirby, Mary B. Rose
Reviewer: 
Mansel G. Blackford

Blackford on Kirby and Rose, 'Business Enterprise in Modern Britain: From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century (Comparative and International Business : Modern Histories)'


M. W. Kirby, Mary B. Rose. Business Enterprise in Modern Britain: From the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century (Comparative and International Business : Modern Histories). London: Routledge, 1994. . $93.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-07574-9; $40.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-11559-9.

Reviewed by Mansel G. Blackford (Ohio State University)
Published on H-Business (December, 1994)

Author: 
Joseph Nocera
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Atack

Atack on Nocera, 'A Piece of the Action: How the Middle Class Joined the Money Class'


Joseph Nocera. A Piece of the Action: How the Middle Class Joined the Money Class. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. 464 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-671-66756-6.

Reviewed by Jeremy Atack (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Business (December, 1994)

Author: 
Norman Krumholz, Pierre Clavel
Reviewer: 
Nathan Landau

Landau on Krumholz and Clavel, 'Reinventing Cities: Equity Planners Tell Their Stories'


Norman Krumholz, Pierre Clavel. Reinventing Cities: Equity Planners Tell Their Stories. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994. xvi + 253 pp. $74.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56639-209-9; $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-56639-210-5.

Reviewed by Nathan Landau (University of California at Berkeley)
Published on H-Urban (November, 1994)

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