Author Archives: Middle Ground Journal

Review of The Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History by Austin Jersild University of North Carolina Press

The Sino-Soviet Alliance: An International History. Austin Jersild. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781469629834 For Full Article: LaFavorLReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Lydia LaFavor, Ph.D. student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review Essay – Capitalism by Any Other Name: Towards a synthesis of competing visions

Review Essay – Capitalism by Any Other Name: Towards a synthesis of competing visions Abstract: The concept of capitalism is bound up not only with how and why Europe came to dominate the globe, but also with bitter contemporary debates on modernity and global inequality. This article examines competing conceptions of capitalism as formulated by conservative social theorists and world

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Review of India China: Rethinking Borders and Security by L.H.M. Ling, et al., University of Michigan Press

India China: Rethinking Borders and Security. L. H. M. Ling, Adriana Erthal Abdenur, Payal Banerjee, Nimmi Kurian, Mahendra P. Lama, and Li Bo. Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics, ed. Patrick Thaddeus Jackson. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780472130061 For Full Article: JonesBReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Budd Jones, Ph.D. student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c)

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Histoire Globale in France: The Rise of the French Connection

Histoire Globale in France: The Rise of the French Connection For Full Article: SchoutedenOArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Olivier Schouteden Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World by Wim Klooster Cornell University Press

The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Wim Klooster. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780801450457 For Full Article: HumphreyMReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Neil Humphrey, MA Student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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The British Empire and World History: Some Connective Thoughts

The British Empire and World History: Some Connective Thoughts For Full Article: ZielinskiBArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Bart Zielinski, Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College London Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Shaping the New World: African Slavery in the Americas, 1500-1888 by Eric Nellis University of Toronto Press

Shaping The New World: African Slavery in the Americas, 1500-1888. Eric Nellis. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013. ISBN: 9781442605558 For Full Article: BakerAReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Andrew Harrison Baker, Ph.D. Student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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World History in Germany: New Wine in Old Bottles

World History in Germany: New Wine in Old Bottles For Full Article: ŠimkováPArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Pavla Šimková Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Captives: How Stolen People Changed the World by Catherine M. Cameron University of Nebraska Press

Captives: How Stolen People Changed the World. Catherine M. Cameron. Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, 2016. ISBN: 0803293992 For Full Article: MegelshMReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Michael J. Megelsh, Ph.D. Student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Making the Geographic Turn: Researching and Teaching Early-Modern British and World History

Making the Geographic Turn: Researching and Teaching Early-Modern British and World History For Full Article: ZukasAM2ArticlesFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org By Alex Zukas, Professor of History, National University Edited by Mariona Lloret Roda and Ruben Carrillo (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America edited by Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar Johns Hopkins University Press

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America. Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar, eds. Washington, D.C. : Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press / Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. ISBN: 978142141012 For Full Article: SkeltonVReviewsFall2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Victoria Skelton, Ph.D. student, Auburn University Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 17, Fall, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org

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Review of Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960. Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho University of North Carolina Press

Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960. Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780807835401 For Full Article: LockardChReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Craig A. Lockard, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the

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Review of A New History of Britain Since 1688: Four Nations and an Empire by Susan Kingsley Kent Oxford University Press

A New History of Britain Since 1688: Four Nations and an Empire. Susan Kingsley Kent. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780199846504 For Full Article: OlmsteadAReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Justin Quinn Olmstead, University of Central Oklahoma Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational

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Review of Hikikomori: Adolescence without End by Saito Tamaki University of Minnesota Press

Hikikomori: Adolescence without End. Saito Tamaki. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780816654598 For Full Article: FandinoHiReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Daniel Fandino Edited by Mariona Lloret (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Democracy: A World History by Temma Kaplan Oxford University Press

Democracy: A World History. Temma Kaplan. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780195338089 For Full Article: SmithDeReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Mitchell Smith, Ohio University Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Mex-cine: Mexican Filmmaking, Production, and Consumption in the Twenty-first Century by Frederick Luis Aldama University of Michigan Press

Mex-ciné: Mexican Filmmaking, Production, and Consumption in the Twenty-first Century. Frederick Luis Aldama. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780472051939 For Full Article: FossMeReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Sarah Foss, Indiana University Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Changing Women, Changing Nation: Female Agency, Nationhood, and Identity in Trans-Salvadoran Narratives by Yajaira Padilla SUNY Press

Changing Women, Changing Nation: Female Agency, Nationhood, and Identity in Trans-Salvadoran Narratives. Yajaira Padilla. Albany: SUNY Press, 2012. ISBN: 9781438442778 RochaChReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Carolina Rocha, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900-1937 by Elizabeth J. Remick Stanford University Press

Regulating Prostitution in China: Gender and Local Statebuilding, 1900–1937. Elizabeth J. Remick. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780804788366. GaoReguReviewsSpring2018themiddlegroundjournal.org Reviewed by Jie Gao, Murray State University (c) 2018 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 16, Spring, 2018. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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On Teaching – Food for Thought: Five Ways to Think About (and Teach) the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Food for Thought: Five Ways to Think About (and Teach) the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict Steven A. Glazer is professor of History at Graceland University, in Lamoni, Iowa. The author would like to thank the reviewers and editors of THE MIDDLE GROUND for their helpful suggestions to improve an earlier draft. Portions of this first paper were originally presented at the Midwest

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On Teaching Column: What Is Informal Imperialism?

Column: What Is Informal Imperialism? Mathieu Gotteland, M.A., Doctorant en histoire, allocataire du Ministère de la Défense, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne Abstract: This article aims to explain in a theoretical way, but with practical historical examples the complex notion of informal imperialism. First analyzing imperialism(s) and colonialism as a whole, it will then try to characterize and categorize more specifically

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Review of Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1850 by Pedro Machado Cambridge University Press

Review of Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1850 by Pedro Machado Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1850. Pedro Machado. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781107070264 AerniFReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page

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Review of Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia edited by Bruce A. Elleman, Stephen Kotkin, and Clive Schofield Routledge

Review of Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia edited by Bruce A. Elleman, Stephen Kotkin, and Clive Schofield Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia. Bruce A. Elleman, Stephen Kotkin, and Clive Schofield, eds. Armonk, NY and London, England: Routledge, 2013. ISBN: 9780765627643 MarakBeijReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number

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Review of The Indian Ocean: Oceanic Connections and the Creation of New Societies edited by Abdul Sheriff and Engseng Ho Hurst and Company

Review of The Indian Ocean: Oceanic Connections and the Creation of New Societies edited by Abdul Sheriff and Engseng Ho The Indian Ocean: Oceanic Connections and the Creation of New Societies. Abdul Sheriff and Engseng Ho, eds. London: Hurst & Company, 2014. ISBN-10: 1849044260 AndersonIndReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org

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Review of Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto Sakhalin edited by Svetlana Paichadze and Philip Seaton Routledge

Review of Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto Sakhalin edited by Svetlana Paichadze and Philip Seaton Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto/Sakhalin. Svetlana Paichadze and Philip Seaton. (eds.) Abingdon: Routledge, 2015. ISBN: 9781138804784 IvingsReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Martin Pflug (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational

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Review of Africanizing Democracies: 1980-Present by Alicia Decker and Andrea Arrington Oxford University Press

Review of Africanizing Democracies: 1980-Present by Alicia Decker and Andrea Arrington Africanizing Democracies: 1980-Present. Alicia Decker and Andrea Arrington. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9780199915392 RichAfrReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850 by Richard B. Allen Ohio University Press

Review of European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850 by Richard B. Allen European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500-1850. Richard B. Allen. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780821421079 HowardEurReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842—1943 by Emma Jinhua Teng University of California Press

Review of Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842—1943 by Emma Jinhua Teng Eurasian: Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842—1943. Emma Jinhua Teng. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. ISBN: 9780520276277 EndoEuraReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Karen Rosenflanz (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines

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Review of Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans by Alison Owings Rutgers University Press

Review of Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans by Alison Owings Indian Voices: Listening to Native Americans. Alison Owings. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780813549651 ColvinReviewsFall2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 15, Fall, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Girmit Connections to Global Networks: South Asians and the Pacific Labor Trade

Girmit Connections to Global Networks: South Asians and the Pacific Labor Trade Abstract: This article considers how the experiences of South Asian indentured laborers in Fiji links the Pacific labor migrations of the late 19th and early 20th century to larger global movements of workers. In doing so, it offers one avenue through which to incorporate the Pacific into the

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Review of Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade by Gabrielle Hecht MIT Press

Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade. Gabrielle Hecht. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780262017268 MohrBReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Sarah R. Hamilton (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Review of Rice: Global Networks and New Histories Edited by Francesca Bray, Peter A. Coclanis, Edda L. Fields-Black, and Dagmar Schafer Cambridge University Press

Rice: Global Networks and New Histories. Bray, Francesca, Peter A. Coclanis, Edda L. Fields-Black, and Dagmar Schäfer, eds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. ISBN: 9781107044395 LandeckRReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Jill Gaeta (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Being Modern without being Western…is it possible? – by Eleni Birhane. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Being Modern without being Western…is it possible? – by Eleni Birhane. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethiopian_cuisine#/media/File:Alicha_1.jpg] A common issue that most developing, non-Western countries are grappling with is finding a way to incorporate the current sense we have of…

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Zimbabwe – Home is Where the Heart Is – Reflections of a scholarly traveler – by Malvern Madondo. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Zimbabwe – Home is Where the Heart Is – Reflections of a scholarly traveler – by Malvern Madondo. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports “There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to see the ways that you…

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Ireland – Public Transportation – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Ireland – Public Transportation – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports I am not a fan of driving. There are multiple factors for that fact. They include that my sense of direction is abysmal at best, which does…

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Amsterdam: A Place of History – by Victoria Hansen. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Amsterdam: A Place of History – by Victoria Hansen. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports [A picture of the outside of Anne Frank’s house] When I thought about the city of Amsterdam before visiting it, the first two things that came…

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Book Review: Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History – by Eleni Birhane. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Book Review: Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History – by Eleni Birhane. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports Abina and the Important Men: A Graphic History. Trevor Getz and Liz Clarke. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 9780199844395…

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A Review: Immigration Stories from St. Scholastica Faculty – by Matthew Breeze. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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A Review: Immigration Stories from St. Scholastica Faculty – by Matthew Breeze. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports ? From Professor Liang, NSR Editor-in-Chief: Thanks to Office of International Programs Director Alison Champeaux and student assistant Eleni Birhane for organizing this…

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World History and the Meaning of Being Human – Developing into a Dancer: My Own Foundation Myth – by Alexa Lee. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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World History and the Meaning of Being Human – Developing into a Dancer: My Own Foundation Myth – by Alexa Lee. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports My mom read to me all the time, but especially before bed, and I…

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The Shrimp That Became a Whale: Impressions of South Korea and a Commendation to the Resilient Korean Spirit – by Marin Ekstrom. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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The Shrimp That Became a Whale: Impressions of South Korea and a Commendation to the Resilient Korean Spirit – by Marin Ekstrom. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports [1) An ancient Korean music and dance performance 2) Masks used in traditional…

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Review of The World Hunt: An Environmental History of the Commodification of Animals, The University of California Press,by John F. Richards

The World Hunt: An Environmental History of the Commodification of Animals. John F. Richards. Berkeley: The University of California Press, 2014. ISBN: 9780520282537 McCormackWReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Birgit Schneider (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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Athens, Greece – The Universal Language – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Athens, Greece – The Universal Language – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports Three friends and I traveled to Athens, Greece. It was an amazing trip, in my opinion. The weather was not the best but I have…

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The History of St. Scholastica in Duluth: The Beginning – by Thomas Landgren. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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The History of St. Scholastica in Duluth: The Beginning – by Thomas Landgren. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports From the Editor-in-Chief: We sincerely thank the Monastery for sharing these treasured historic photos. We also thank Professor Heidi Johnson of the St.…

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Irish Hospitality – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Irish Hospitality – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports At our welcome dinner that we had a few weeks into the semester, three of my friends met an older woman named Agnes. They struck up a friendship with…

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St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland – by Victoria Hansen. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland – by Victoria Hansen. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports [The College of St. Scholastica banner made by us students] It should have been no surprise to me that on the day of St. Patrick’s Day…

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Home versus Hometown – Leaving the Nest – by Jemma Provance. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Home versus Hometown – Leaving the Nest – by Jemma Provance. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports As a college student spending my first extended time away from home, I can’t help but feel I’m in a sort of limbo where…

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The Art of Reading Slowly – by Ellery Bruns – The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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The Art of Reading Slowly – by Ellery Bruns – The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports Personally, the “read, reAD, READ!” mantra was started in elementary school, and then rigorously enforced throughout high school. In very generalized terms, the number of…

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Ireland – Near Traffic Catastrophe – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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Ireland – Near Traffic Catastrophe – by Allison Brennhofer. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports I might be exaggerating a tiny bit, but I have had more run ins with danger in the month I have been in Ireland than I…

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Review of Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War Routledge Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, and Sandra Wilson

Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War. Edited by King-fai Tam, Timothy Y. Tsu, and Sandra Wilson. Oxon and NY: Routledge, 2015. ISBN: 9781138791039 ShanCReviewsSpring2017themiddlegroundjournal.org Edited by Ashley Dressel (c) 2017 The Middle Ground Journal, Number 14, Spring, 2017. http://TheMiddleGroundJournal.org See Submission Guidelines page for the journal’s not-for-profit educational open-access policy.

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World History and the Meaning of Being Human – Myths, Storytelling, and The Moon – by Der Yang. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports

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World History and the Meaning of Being Human – Myths, Storytelling, and The Moon – by Der Yang. The North Star Reports: Global Citizenship and Digital Literacy, at NorthStarReports.org and facebook.com/NorthStarReports [Original art work from Der Yang] Coming from many regions across South-East Asia, there is one of…

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