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: "Empire Revisited: Agricultural Surveys and the Making of Colonial Landscapes" panel, Old and New Worlds: the Global Challenges of Rural History International Conference (Lisbon, January 2016)

 
Call for papers for "Empire Revisited: Agricultural Surveys and the Making of Colonial Landscapes" panel (Old and New Worlds: the Global Challenges of Rural History International Conference, Lisbon, 27-30 January 2016)
 
Organizers: Cláudia Castelo, CIUHC, University of Lisbon; Maria do Mar Gago, ICS, University of Lisbon; Marta Macedo, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon
 
To propose a paper for this panel, contact

ANN: Author Interview: Neilesh Bose talks about Recasting the Region on New Books in South Asian Studies

Hi there,

If you're interested in Bengali Muslim politics in the first half of the twentieth century, decolonisation, literary studies and discussions over the formation of new nations, then you'll probably also be interested in listening to Neilesh Bose talk about his new book – Recasting the Region: Language, Culture, and Islam in Colonial Bengal – on New Books in South Asian Studies.

You can do so here:

CFP: Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (Binghamton NY, Apr 2015)

Shifting Tides, Anxious Borders: A Graduate Student Conference in Transnational American Studies (6th Annual)
Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
April 18, 2015
“Partitions and/of Empire”
Keynote: John Carlos Rowe, University of Southern California
Deadline for Proposal Submission: March 2, 2015

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Recent Discussions

CFP: "Empire Revisited: Agricultural Surveys and the Making of Colonial Landscapes" panel, Old and New Worlds: the Global Challenges of Rural History International Conference (Lisbon, January 2016)

 
Call for papers for "Empire Revisited: Agricultural Surveys and the Making of Colonial Landscapes" panel (Old and New Worlds: the Global Challenges of Rural History International Conference, Lisbon, 27-30 January 2016)
 
Organizers: Cláudia Castelo, CIUHC, University of Lisbon; Maria do Mar Gago, ICS, University of Lisbon; Marta Macedo, CIUHCT, University of Lisbon
 
To propose a paper for this panel, contact

ANN: Author Interview: Neilesh Bose talks about Recasting the Region on New Books in South Asian Studies

Hi there,

If you're interested in Bengali Muslim politics in the first half of the twentieth century, decolonisation, literary studies and discussions over the formation of new nations, then you'll probably also be interested in listening to Neilesh Bose talk about his new book – Recasting the Region: Language, Culture, and Islam in Colonial Bengal – on New Books in South Asian Studies.

You can do so here:

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Recent Reviews

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

Author: 
Jeffrey Glover
Reviewer: 
Lou Roper

Roper on Glover, 'Paper Sovereigns: Anglo-Native Treaties and the Law of Nations, 1604-1664'


Jeffrey Glover. Paper Sovereigns: Anglo-Native Treaties and the Law of Nations, 1604-1664. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. viii + 312 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4596-7.

Reviewed by Lou Roper (Dept. of History, State University of New York--New Paltz)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Apprehending Sovereign Matters in Seventeenth-Century North America

Author: 
Dane Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Toby Harper

Harper on Kennedy, 'The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia'


Dane Kennedy. The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. Illustrations. 368 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04847-8.

Reviewed by Toby Harper (Providence College)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Rough Terrain

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