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: PAMLA 2016 Session on Competing Visions of Place (Pasadena, 11-13 November 2016)

Session Title: Competing Visions of Place

 

This special session examines contested representations of place, questioning how literary, visual, filmic, and archival materials can encapsulate competing visions of what a place is or should become. The session explores how these particular ideological visions of place can legitimize material acts of violence, or offer alternate re-visions.

 

ANN: Memory and Postcolonial Studies: Synergies and New Directions. Symposium at the University of Nottingham, 10 June 2016

Memory and Postcolonial Studies:

Synergies and New Directions

Symposium at the University of Nottingham, 10 June 2016

Research Priority Area “Languages, Texts & Society”

in conjunction the research group “Memory Studies and the Politics of Memory”

 

Programme

Location: Centre for Advanced Studies, Highfield House, University campus

 

9:30–10:00    Registration and coffee/tea (cloisters area of Highfield House)

 

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Jenny MacLeod
Reviewer: 
Richard Fulton

Fulton on MacLeod, 'Gallipoli'


Jenny MacLeod. Gallipoli. Great Battles Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964487-2.

Reviewed by Richard Fulton (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Roy MacLaren
Reviewer: 
Jane McGaughey

McGaughey on MacLaren, 'Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948'


Roy MacLaren. Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. 420 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4548-9.

Reviewed by Jane McGaughey (Concordia University)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Nicholas B. Dirks
Reviewer: 
Joan Gaughan

Gaughan on Dirks, 'Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India'


Nicholas B. Dirks. Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India. Cultures of History Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 400 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16967-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16966-0; $29.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53851-0.

Reviewed by Joan Gaughan (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Wolfgang Reinhard, ed.
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Reinhard, 'Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750'


Wolfgang Reinhard, ed. Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015. 1168 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04719-8.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Saccarelli and Varadarajan, 'Imperialism Past and Present'


Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan. Imperialism Past and Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 202 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-939789-1.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College)
Published on H-Empire (December, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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