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

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

ANN: Writers and Readers: Books that Shaped and Subverted the British Empire (Melbourne, 8-9 May 2015)

Writers and Readers: Books that Shaped and Subverted the British Empire
"Australia in the World" Conference,  8-9 May 2015, The University of Melbourne

Please click here to download a program and to register.

A conference to explore the impact of books and writing, fiction and non-fiction, authors, readers and publishers in shaping and subverting the British empire.

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Recent Discussions

ANN: Writers and Readers: Books that Shaped and Subverted the British Empire (Melbourne, 8-9 May 2015)

Writers and Readers: Books that Shaped and Subverted the British Empire
"Australia in the World" Conference,  8-9 May 2015, The University of Melbourne

Please click here to download a program and to register.

A conference to explore the impact of books and writing, fiction and non-fiction, authors, readers and publishers in shaping and subverting the British empire.

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Recent Reviews

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

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

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