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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

CFP: Subversive Spaces, Subversive Bodies in the Atlantic World - 19th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History (Arlington, October 19-20 2018)

Call For Papers

Subversive Spaces, Subversive Bodies in the Atlantic World

19th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History

The University of Texas at Arlington

Date of Conference: October 19-20

Submission DeadlineFriday, May 11

Keynote Speakers: TBA

 

ANN: “Transregional Connections: Architectural Monuments and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires" UCSB Lecture by Gulru Necipoglu, Harvard University

The Center for Middle East Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, presents

Transregional Connections:  Architectural Monuments and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires

Tuesday, April 17th, 4:00pm, HSSB 6020 (IHC McCune Conference Room, University of California, Santa Barbara)

 

R. Stephen Humphreys Distinguished Visiting Scholar

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Heather Streets-Salter, Trevor R. Getz
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Streets-Salter and Getz, 'Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective'


Heather Streets-Salter, Trevor R. Getz. Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Maps. 592 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-021637-5.

Reviewed by Gregg French (Western University)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
John McAleer, John M. MacKenzie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Hague

Hague on McAleer and John M. MacKenzie and eds., 'Exhibiting the Empire: Cultures of Display and the British Empire'


John McAleer, John M. MacKenzie, eds. Exhibiting the Empire: Cultures of Display and the British Empire. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 304 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5261-1835-6.

Reviewed by Stephen Hague (Rowan University)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Martin Thomas, Richard Toye
Reviewer: 
Christina Carroll

Carroll on Thomas and Toye, 'Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956'


Martin Thomas, Richard Toye. Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-874919-6.

Reviewed by Christina Carroll (Kalamazoo College)
Published on H-Empire (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Dina Gusejnova
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Gusejnova, 'European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957'


Dina Gusejnova. European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-12062-4.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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