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.

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Author: 
Michael Hope
Reviewer: 
Wonhee Cho

Cho on Hope, 'Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Īlkhānate of Iran'

Michael Hope. Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Īlkhānate of Iran. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 272 pp. $94.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-876859-3.

Reviewed by Wonhee Cho (The Academy of Korean Studies) Published on H-Empire (March, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Sarah Steinbock-Pratt
Reviewer: 
Hilary N. Green

Green on Steinbock-Pratt, 'Educating the Empire: American Teachers and Contested Colonization in the Philippines'

Sarah Steinbock-Pratt. Educating the Empire: American Teachers and Contested Colonization in the Philippines. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 390 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47312-5.

Reviewed by Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama) Published on H-Empire (February, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Leela Gandhi
Reviewer: 
Amanda Lagji

Lagji on Gandhi, 'Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second Edition'

Leela Gandhi. Postcolonial Theory: A Critical Introduction: Second Edition. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. xv + 275 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-17839-6.

Reviewed by Amanda Lagji (Pitzer College) Published on H-Empire (November, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Laura M. Zucconi
Reviewer: 
Tara Sewell-Lasater

Sewell-Lasater on Zucconi, 'Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome'

Laura M. Zucconi. Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2019. 400 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8028-6983-8.

Reviewed by Tara Sewell-Lasater (University of Houston) Published on H-Empire (October, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

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