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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What's New For Teachers

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Recent Calls for Papers

CFP: Representing Migration: The Legacy of Post-Imperial Migrations from World War I to the Cold War (September 2017)

Representing Migration: The Legacy of Post-Imperial Migrations from World War I to the Cold War

International Conference at the Center for Advanced Studies, LMU Munich

Organized by Prof. Dr. Christoph K. Neumann (Chair of Turkish Studies, LMU), Prof. Dr. Isa Blumi (Stockholm University, CAS Visiting Fellow), and Prof. Dr. Martin Schulze Wessel (Chair of East European History, LMU)

29 and 30 January 2018

 

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Recent Items For Scholars

Re: Query: Seeking oral histories of migrants online

The oral history collection, translated into English, titled "California-Russian Emigre Series," part of Berkeley's oral history project, is entirely on-line and contains several oral histories of refugees/migrants who discuss life in several countries of exile, including China, the Balkans and the U.S. They were mainly conducted in the 1960s. Fedoulenko's is particular good for teaching.

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
John C. Fredriksen
Reviewer: 
Katrina Ponti

Ponti on Fredriksen, 'The War of 1812: U.S. War Department Correspondence, 1812-1815'


John C. Fredriksen. The War of 1812: U.S. War Department Correspondence, 1812-1815. Jefferson: McFarland & Company, 2016. 488 pp. $95.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-9408-8.

Reviewed by Katrina Ponti (University of Rochester)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Suzanne Geissler
Reviewer: 
Scott Mobley

Mobley on Geissler, 'God and Sea Power: The Influence of Religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan'


Suzanne Geissler. God and Sea Power: The Influence of Religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2015. 280 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-843-5.

Reviewed by Scott Mobley (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
G. W. L. Nicholson
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Sambaluk

Sambaluk on Nicholson, 'Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War'


G. W. L. Nicholson. Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914-1919: Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. 676 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4617-2.

Reviewed by Nicholas Sambaluk (Air University)
Published on H-War (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Alexander Lock
Reviewer: 
James E. Kelly

Kelly on Lock, 'Catholicism, Identity and Politics in the Age of Enlightenment: The Life and Career of Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 1745-1810'


Alexander Lock. Catholicism, Identity and Politics in the Age of Enlightenment: The Life and Career of Sir Thomas Gascoigne, 1745-1810. Studies in Modern British Religious History Series. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2016. 256 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-132-0.

Reviewed by James E. Kelly (Durham University)
Published on H-Albion (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

Author: 
Kathryn Allan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Coreen McGuire

McGuire on Allan, 'Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure'


Kathryn Allan, ed. Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 217 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34342-0.

Reviewed by Coreen McGuire (University of Leeds)
Published on H-Disability (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Eckart Conze, Martin Klimke, Jeremy Varon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Angela Santese

Santese on Conze and Klimke and Varon, 'Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s'


Eckart Conze, Martin Klimke, Jeremy Varon, eds. Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Fear and the Cold War of the 1980s. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 386 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13628-1.

Reviewed by Angela Santese (University of Bologna)
Published on H-Diplo (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Matthias Krings
Reviewer: 
Benjamin Lawrance

Lawrance on Krings, 'African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media'


Matthias Krings. African Appropriations: Cultural Difference, Mimesis, and Media. African Expressive Cultures Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 328 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01625-6; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-01629-4.

Reviewed by Benjamin Lawrance (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Published on H-Africa (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Dawne Y. Curry

Author: 
Bob Johnson
Reviewer: 
Thomas M. Turnbull

Turnbull on Johnson, 'Carbon Nation: Fossil Fuels in the Making of American Culture'


Bob Johnson. Carbon Nation: Fossil Fuels in the Making of American Culture. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2014. 264 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2004-3.

Reviewed by Thomas M. Turnbull (Leuphana Universitat, IEEE Fellow in the History of Electrical and Computing Technology)
Published on H-Energy (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Tammy Nemeth

Author: 
Mikaëla M. Adams
Reviewer: 
Kevin Kokomoor

Kokomoor on Adams, 'Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South'


Mikaëla M. Adams. Who Belongs?: Race, Resources, and Tribal Citizenship in the Native South. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 352 pp. 39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-061946-6.

Reviewed by Kevin Kokomoor (Coastal Carolina University)
Published on H-AmIndian (July, 2017)
Commissioned by F. Evan Nooe

Race, Exclusion, and Indigenous Citizenship in the Jim Crow South

Author: 
Ryan M. Alexander
Reviewer: 
Gregory Swedberg

Swedberg on Alexander, 'Sons of the Mexican Revolution: Miguel Alemán and His Generation'


Ryan M. Alexander. Sons of the Mexican Revolution: Miguel Alemán and His Generation. Diálogos Series. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016. 256 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8263-5739-7; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8263-5738-0.

Reviewed by Gregory Swedberg (Manhattanville College)
Published on H-LatAm (July, 2017)
Commissioned by Andrae Marak

Mexico’s Lurch to the Right

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