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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

ANN: ABC interview on Congo Free State with Stanard (Berry College)

H-Empire subscribers might be interested in Sarah Macdonald’s interview of Professor Matt Stanard (Berry College) for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) program Nightlife.  The interview was for Nightlife's “This Week in History” segment, this past week having marked 133 years since the declaration of the Congo Free State in 1885.  It is available here: 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Ian Talbot, Tahir Kamran
Reviewer: 
Shalini Sharma

Sharma on Talbot and Kamran, 'Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond'

Ian Talbot, Tahir Kamran. Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-064293-8.

Reviewed by Shalini Sharma (Keele University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Carla Gardina Pestana
Reviewer: 
Jack Daniel Webb

Webb on Pestana, 'The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell's Bid for Empire'

Carla Gardina Pestana. The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell's Bid for Empire. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. 376 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73731-0.

Reviewed by Jack Daniel Webb (University of London) Published on H-Empire (March, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Anthony Pagden
Reviewer: 
Mahshid Mayar

Mayar on Pagden, 'The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present'

Anthony Pagden. The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 302 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-18828-9.

Reviewed by Mahshid Mayar (Bielefeld University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51571

Author: 
Jason Bruner
Reviewer: 
David Hurlbut

Hurlbut on Bruner, 'Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda'

Jason Bruner. Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2017. 208 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-584-7.

Reviewed by David Hurlbut (Boston University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50726

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