Welcome to H-Empire, H-Net's network on colonial and imperial studies!

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: Sovereignty, Economy and the Global Histories of Natural Resources (Cambridge, 18-19 December 2017)

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Sovereignty, Economy and the Global Histories of Natural Resources

 

An International Symposium sponsored by the International Research Award in Global History,

ANN: New Articles of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following articles that may interest H-Empire list subscribers:

 

- “Four Centuries of Imperial Succession in the Comprador Pacific,” by Jason Oliver Chang

- “‘Happy for John Hay That He Is Dead’: Chinese Students in America and the U.S. Recognition Policy for the Republic of China, 1909-1913,” by Daniel M. DuBois

 

These articles can be accessed via the following link: http://ucpressjournals.com/journal.php?j=phr.

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Benjamin Allen Coates
Reviewer: 
Jingbin Wang

Wang on Coates, 'Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century'


Benjamin Allen Coates. Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049595-4.

Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University)
Published on H-Empire (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Ashwin Desai, Goolam Vahed
Reviewer: 
Paul Landau

Landau on Desai and Vahed, 'The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire'


Ashwin Desai, Goolam Vahed. The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire. South Asia in Motion Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 344 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9608-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9717-7.

Reviewed by Paul Landau (University of Maryland and University of Johannesburg)
Published on H-Empire (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Arthur J. Ray
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Ray, 'Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History'


Arthur J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4743-8.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

At the Interface of Law and History

Author: 
Bill Nasson
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Nasson, 'History Matters: Selected Writings, 1970-2016'


Bill Nasson. History Matters: Selected Writings, 1970-2016. Cape Town and Johannesburg: Penguin Random House South Africa, 2016. 204 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-77609-027-3.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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