Vol. 4, No. 1 (April 2017)

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of June 9 - June 15, 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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Recent Items For Scholars

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Latest from H-Net Reviews

Author: 
Jason D. Hansen
Reviewer: 
Robert Nelson

Nelson on Hansen, 'Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848-1914'


Jason D. Hansen. Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography, and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848-1914. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 232 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-871439-2.

Reviewed by Robert Nelson (Department of History, University of Windsor)
Published on H-TGS (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Benjamin Bryce

Author: 
Elizabeth Casteen
Reviewer: 
Tracy Adams

Adams on Casteen, 'From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples'


Elizabeth Casteen. From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 312 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5386-1.

Reviewed by Tracy Adams (University of Auckland)
Published on H-Italy (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Matt Vester

Author: 
Julia Cassaniti
Reviewer: 
Michael Chladek

Chladek on Cassaniti, 'Living Buddhism: Mind, Self, and Emotion in a Thai Community'


Julia Cassaniti. Living Buddhism: Mind, Self, and Emotion in a Thai Community. IthacA: Cornell University Press, 2015. 232 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-5671-8.

Reviewed by Michael Chladek (University of Chicago)
Published on H-Buddhism (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Thomas Borchert

Author: 
Bruce Kuklick
Reviewer: 
Frank Blazich

Blazich on Kuklick, 'The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Make Heroes'


Bruce Kuklick. The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Make Heroes. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016. 224 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2354-9.

Reviewed by Frank Blazich (Smithsonian, National Museum of American History )
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Christoph Mick
Reviewer: 
Dan Gashler

Gashler on Mick, 'Lemberg, Lwów, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City'


Christoph Mick. Lemberg, Lwów, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2015. 480 pp. $59.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55753-671-6.

Reviewed by Dan Gashler (SUNY Delhi)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Robert K. Brigham
Reviewer: 
Katelyn Tietzen

Tietzen on Brigham, 'The United States and Iraq Since 1990: A Brief History with Documents'


Robert K. Brigham. The United States and Iraq Since 1990: A Brief History with Documents. Malden: Wiley Blackwell, 2013. xxi + 301 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-9899-8.

Reviewed by Katelyn Tietzen (Kansas State University)
Published on H-War (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Wim Klooster
Reviewer: 
Ernst Pijning

Pijning on Klooster, 'The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World'


Wim Klooster. The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 432 pp. Illustrations. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5045-7.

Reviewed by Ernst Pijning (Minot State University)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Adrian Finucane
Reviewer: 
Adrian Pearce

Pearce on Finucane, 'The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire'


Adrian Finucane. The Temptations of Trade: Britain, Spain, and the Struggle for Empire. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 224 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4812-8.

Reviewed by Adrian Pearce (University College London)
Published on H-Diplo (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Seth Offenbach

Author: 
Vicky Long
Reviewer: 
Verusca Calabria

Calabria on Long, 'Destigmatising Mental Illness'


Vicky Long. Destigmatising Mental Illness. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8581-9.

Reviewed by Verusca Calabria (Nottingham Trent University)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon, Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson
Reviewer: 
Susan M. Hartmann

Hartmann on Escobar-Lemmon and Taylor-Robinson, 'Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens?'


Maria C. Escobar-Lemmon, Michelle M. Taylor-Robinson. Women in Presidential Cabinets: Power Players or Abundant Tokens? New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 320 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049142-0.

Reviewed by Susan M. Hartmann (The Ohio State University)
Published on H-FedHist (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann

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