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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: Student Essay Prize, Society for the History of Discoveries

The Society for the History of Discoveries announces its 2021 Student Prizes for best graduate and undergraduate student research papers in the history of geographic discoveries. Founded in 1960, the purpose of the Society is to stimulate teaching, research, and publishing in the history of geographical exploration.

ANN: Museums and Galleries History Group (MGHG) Conference (online, July 2021)

http://www.mghg.info/programme

Museum Networks and Museum History

MGHG Biennial Conference

Hosted Online 14—16 July 2021

Tickets are available here

Draft Programme: Subject to Confirmation

All timings are BST

Wednesday 14 July 

11.50am Introduction

12-1.30pm Panel 1. Gifts, networks and transnational museums

Chair: Johanna Zetterstrom-Sharp

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Justin Fantauzzo
Reviewer: 
Bryan McClure

McClure on Fantauzzo, 'The Other Wars: The Experience and Memory of the First World War in the Middle East and Macedonia'

Justin Fantauzzo. The Other Wars: The Experience and Memory of the First World War in the Middle East and Macedonia. Cambridge: Cambridge, 2020. x + 248 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47900-4.

Reviewed by Bryan McClure (Western University) Published on H-Empire (March, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Matthew G. Stanard
Reviewer: 
Tracey Rizzo

Rizzo on Stanard, 'European Overseas Empire 1879-1999: A Short History'

Matthew G. Stanard. European Overseas Empire 1879-1999: A Short History. Hoboken: Wiley, 2018. 248 pp. $31.25 (paper), ISBN 978-1-119-13011-6.

Reviewed by Tracey Rizzo (UNC Asheville) Published on H-Empire (February, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55139

Author: 
Andrew Lambert
Reviewer: 
Timothy Jenks

Jenks on Lambert, 'Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World'

Andrew Lambert. Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23004-8

Reviewed by Timothy Jenks (East Carolina University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Angelos Chaniotis
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Chaniotis, 'Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian'

Angelos Chaniotis. Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 480 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65964-3

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (December, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

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