H-Empire seeks to bring together scholars and others interested in sharing resources, research and questions concerning the origin, development, working and decline of empires, rather broadly defined across academic disciplines and professional interests, chronological time periods, and geographical regions.

Recent Content

CFP: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West (Lincoln, multiple dates)

Please review and share this CFP for an upcoming symposium and anthology, "Laying Down the Law: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West," co-sponsored by the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University and the University of Lincoln's Department of History and Center for Great Plains Studies.

ANN: New and Forthcoming Publications

Dear H-Empire members,

Please continue to send me new and forthcoming publications so that I can include them in this recurrent series of posts.

This is a list of new and forthcoming publications by members:

Helen Bones, "'A Book is a Book, All the World Over': New Zealand and the Colonial Writing World 1890-1945," Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (2015): DOI: 10.1080/03086534.2015.1026132.

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Recent Discussions

CFP: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West (Lincoln, multiple dates)

Please review and share this CFP for an upcoming symposium and anthology, "Laying Down the Law: Critical Legal Histories of the North American West," co-sponsored by the Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University and the University of Lincoln's Department of History and Center for Great Plains Studies.

ANN: New and Forthcoming Publications

Dear H-Empire members,

Please continue to send me new and forthcoming publications so that I can include them in this recurrent series of posts.

This is a list of new and forthcoming publications by members:

Helen Bones, "'A Book is a Book, All the World Over': New Zealand and the Colonial Writing World 1890-1945," Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (2015): DOI: 10.1080/03086534.2015.1026132.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Philip J. Stern, Carl Wennerlind, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Stern and Wennerlind, 'Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire'


Philip J. Stern, Carl Wennerlind, eds. Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. ix + 404 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-998853-2.

Reviewed by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Kojin Karatani
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Karatani, 'The Structure of World History: From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange'


Kojin Karatani. The Structure of World History: From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange. Translated by Michael K. Bourdaghs. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. xxi + 352 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5676-9; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5665-3.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Ann Laura Stoler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ronald Schultz

Schultz on Stoler, 'Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination'


Ann Laura Stoler, ed. Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. 384 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5348-5; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5361-4.

Reviewed by Ronald Schultz (University of Wyoming)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Gabriel Paquette
Reviewer: 
Rainer Buschmann

Buschmann on Paquette, 'Imperial Portugal in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions: The Luso-Brazilian World, c. 1770-1850'


Gabriel Paquette. Imperial Portugal in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions: The Luso-Brazilian World, c. 1770-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 466 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02897-5.

Reviewed by Rainer Buschmann (California State University Channel Islands)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A History of the Southern Atlantic World

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