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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.

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Author: 
Durba Mitra
Reviewer: 
Tamala Malerk

Malerk on Mitra, 'Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought'

Durba Mitra. Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 296 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-19634-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-19635-0.

Reviewed by Tamala Malerk (University of South Florida) Published on H-Empire (May, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Ola Hnatiuk
Reviewer: 
John Vsetecka

Vsetecka on Hnatiuk, 'Courage and Fear'

Ola Hnatiuk. Courage and Fear. Trans. Ewa Siwak. Ukrainian Studies Series. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2020. xvii + 534 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64469-251-6

Reviewed by John Vsetecka (Michigan State University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Adrian Brisku
Reviewer: 
Orel Beilinson

Beilinson on Brisku, 'Political Reform in the Ottoman and Russian Empires: A Comparative Approach'

Adrian Brisku. Political Reform in the Ottoman and Russian Empires: A Comparative Approach. Europe’s Legacy in the Modern World Series. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017. 272 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-3856-4.

Reviewed by Orel Beilinson (Yale University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

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)

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