Volume 3 - Number 2 - August 2016

Roundup from around the Commons
for the week of April 14 - 20, 2017

New Funding and Job Opportunities

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What's New For Teachers

Re: QU: Courses on global histories of women and gender?

My multiple-award winning book may be of interest for your course. It is:

Birth, Sex and Abuse: Women's Voices under Nazi Rule. (Grosvenor House Publishers, UK, and Kindle, 2015)

Further information about the book, which has now won ten major book awards including the USA National Jewish Book Award, the Candian Vine Award, the Canadian Jewish Literary Award, and a CHOICe "Outstanding Academic Title" Award) can be seen on my website (bevchalmers.com) and on amazon and other booksellers' websites

Please let me know if I can help you further with this.

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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: 
Arthur J. Ray
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Ray, 'Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History'


Arthur J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4743-8.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

At the Interface of Law and History

Author: 
Balázs Majtényi, György Majtényi
Reviewer: 
Joanna Kostka

Kostka on Majtényi and Majtényi, 'A Contemporary History of Exclusion: The Roma Issue in Hungary from 1945 to 2015'


Balázs Majtényi, György Majtényi. A Contemporary History of Exclusion: The Roma Issue in Hungary from 1945 to 2015. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2016. 244 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-963-386-122-6.

Reviewed by Joanna Kostka (Lancaster University)
Published on H-Nationalism (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel

Author: 
Jan Rüger, Nikolaus Wachsmann, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ryan Dahn

Dahn on Rüger and Wachsmann, 'Rewriting German History: New Perspectives on Modern Germany'


Jan Rüger, Nikolaus Wachsmann, eds. Rewriting German History: New Perspectives on Modern Germany. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 336. pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34778-7.

Reviewed by Ryan Dahn (University of Chicago, CHSS)
Published on H-PhysicalSciences (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Daniel Liu

Author: 
Nancy Woloch
Reviewer: 
Lauren MacIvor Thompson

MacIvor Thompson on Woloch, 'A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s'


Nancy Woloch. A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s-1990s. Politics and Society in Modern America Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. vii + 337 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-00259-0; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17616-1.

Reviewed by Lauren MacIvor Thompson (Kennesaw State University)
Published on H-SHGAPE (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Jay W. Driskell

Author: 
Zeb Tortorici, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mackenzie Cooley

Cooley on Tortorici, 'Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America'


Zeb Tortorici, ed. Sexuality and the Unnatural in Colonial Latin America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016. 256 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-28814-0.

Reviewed by Mackenzie Cooley (Stanford University)
Published on H-Histsex (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Katherine Harvey

Author: 
Bill Kissane
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Zartman

Zartman on Kissane, 'Nations Torn Asunder: The Challenge of Civil War'


Bill Kissane. Nations Torn Asunder: The Challenge of Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 272 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-960287-2.

Reviewed by Jonathan Zartman (Air University, Air Command and Staff College)
Published on H-War (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Sherene Baugher, Richard F. Veit
Reviewer: 
Christopher Heaney

Heaney on Baugher and Veit, 'The Archaeology of Cemeteries and Gravemarkers'


Sherene Baugher, Richard F. Veit. The Archaeology of Cemeteries and Gravemarkers. American Experience in Archaeological Perspective Series. Tampa: University Press of Florida, 2014. 276 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-4971-7; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8130-6193-1.

Reviewed by Christopher Heaney (University of Texas Austin)
Published on H-War (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
Hillel Cohen
Reviewer: 
Ido Zelkovitz

Zelkovitz on Cohen, 'Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1929'


Hillel Cohen. Year Zero of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1929. The Schusterman Series in Israel Studies. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2015. 312 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61168-811-5; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61168-810-8.

Reviewed by Ido Zelkovitz (The Ezri Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies)
Published on H-War (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Margaret Sankey

Author: 
R. Michael Stewart, Kurt W. Carr, Paul A. Raber, eds.
Reviewer: 
Karl Lorenz

Lorenz on Stewart and Carr and Raber, 'The Nature and Pace of Change in American Indian Cultures: Pennsylvania, 4000 to 3000 BP'


R. Michael Stewart, Kurt W. Carr, Paul A. Raber, eds. The Nature and Pace of Change in American Indian Cultures: Pennsylvania, 4000 to 3000 BP. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2016. 152 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-07095-7.

Reviewed by Karl Lorenz (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-Pennsylvania (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Allen J. Dieterich-Ward

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