Welcome to H-Empire, H-Net's network on colonial and imperial studies!

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: 
Laura M. Zucconi
Reviewer: 
Tara Sewell-Lasater

Sewell-Lasater on Zucconi, 'Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome'

Laura M. Zucconi. Ancient Medicine: From Mesopotamia to Rome. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2019. 400 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8028-6983-8.

Reviewed by Tara Sewell-Lasater (University of Houston) Published on H-Empire (October, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Victor Taki
Reviewer: 
Sean Pollock

Pollock on Taki, 'Tsar and Sultan: Russian Encounters with the Ottoman Empire'

Victor Taki. Tsar and Sultan: Russian Encounters with the Ottoman Empire. London: I.B.Tauris, 2016. 320 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-184-3.

Reviewed by Sean Pollock (Wright State University) Published on H-Empire (October, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
G. W. Bowersock
Reviewer: 
Timothy J. Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald on Bowersock, 'The Crucible of Islam'

G. W. Bowersock. The Crucible of Islam. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017. 240 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05776-0.

Reviewed by Timothy J. Fitzgerald (James Madison University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Sumita Mukherjee
Reviewer: 
Tracey Rizzo

Rizzo on Mukherjee, 'Indian Suffragettes: Female Identities and Transnational Networks'

Sumita Mukherjee. Indian Suffragettes: Female Identities and Transnational Networks. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. xvi + 292 pages. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-948421-8.

Reviewed by Tracey Rizzo (UNC Asheville) Published on H-Empire (March, 2019) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

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