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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 Discussions

CFP: On the Way into the Unknown? Comparative Perspectives on the ‘Orient‘ in (Early) Modern Travelogues (Vienna, 28-29 November 2019)

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 28, 2019 to November 29, 2019

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Joyce Tyldesley
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Turner

Turner on Tyldesley, 'Nefertiti’s Face: The Creation of an Icon'

Joyce Tyldesley. Nefertiti’s Face: The Creation of an Icon. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 240 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98375-5.

Reviewed by Jennifer Turner (University of Birmingham) Published on H-Empire (September, 2018) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Kyle Harper
Reviewer: 
Carson Bay

Bay on Harper, 'The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire'

Kyle Harper. The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire. The Princeton History of the Ancient World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Maps. 440 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16683-4.

Reviewed by Carson Bay (Florida State University) Published on H-Empire (August, 2018) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Aaron Freundschuh
Reviewer: 
Gavin Murray-Miller

Murray-Miller on Freundschuh, 'The Courtesan and the Gigolo: The Murders in the Rue Montaigne and the Dark Side of Empire in Nineteenth-Century Paris'

Aaron Freundschuh. The Courtesan and the Gigolo: The Murders in the Rue Montaigne and the Dark Side of Empire in Nineteenth-Century Paris. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0082-9.

Reviewed by Gavin Murray-Miller (SHARE) Published on H-Empire (August, 2018) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Breandán Mac Suibhne
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on Mac Suibhne, 'The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland'

Breandán Mac Suibhne. The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. viii + 319 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-873861-9.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Wayne State University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

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