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The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents
Fall 2022 AKPIA Lecture Series
A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture
Members of this list may be interested in the following event on the history of refrigeration in the Pacific, organised by the Pacific Circle.
PACIFIC CIRCLE ONLINE LECTURE
“The Miracle of Ice from Heat”: Mechanical Cold in Pacific History
Rethinking ‘Late Colonialisms’ in Africa
Online conference, 14-16 September 2022:
Jonathan Daly. The Rise of Western Power: a Comparative History of Western Civilization (2nd ed.). London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014, 2021 (2nd ed.). 696 pp. $44.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4411-1851-6.
Reviewed by Jacob Ivey (Florida Institute of Technology) Published on H-Empire (July, 2022) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Luca Scholz. Borders and Freedom of Movement in the Holy Roman Empire. Studies in German History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. 288 pp. Ill. $85.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-19-258444-1; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-884567-6.
Reviewed by Joseph F. Patrouch (University of Alberta) Published on H-Empire (March, 2022) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Richard Price. Empire and Indigeneity: Histories and Legacies. London: Routledge, 2021. 372 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-367-56579-4; $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-367-56578-7; $44.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-00-309844-7.
Reviewed by Darren Reid (University College London) Published on H-Empire (March, 2022) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Pierre Schill, ed. Réveiller l'archive d'une guerre coloniale. Gaston Chérau, correspondant de guerre, 1911-1912. Ivry-sur-Seine: Creaphis éditions, 2018. 478 pp. EUR 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-35428-141-0.
Reviewed by Gavin Murray-Miller (Cardiff University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2021) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)