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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: New and Forthcoming Publications

Dear H-Empire members,

Please continue to send me new and forthcoming publications so that I can include them in this recurrent series of posts.

This is a list of new and forthcoming publications of interest to members:

 

Rosaria Franco, “Chinese Refugee Children and Empires: The Politics of International Adoptions in Cold War Hong Kong”, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History (2017). DOI: 10.1080/03086534.2017.1408227

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Suraiya Faroqhi
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Faroqhi, 'A Cultural History of the Ottomans: The Imperial Elite and Its Artefacts'


Suraiya Faroqhi. A Cultural History of the Ottomans: The Imperial Elite and Its Artefacts. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 2016. 288 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-096-9.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Brian S. Bauer, Madeleine Halac-Higashimori, Gabriel E. Cantarutti
Reviewer: 
Robert Denning

Denning on Bauer and Halac-Higashimori and Cantarutti, 'Voices from Vilcabamba: Accounts Chronicling the Fall of the Inca Empire'


Brian S. Bauer, Madeleine Halac-Higashimori, Gabriel E. Cantarutti. Voices from Vilcabamba: Accounts Chronicling the Fall of the Inca Empire. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2016. 264 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60732-425-6.

Reviewed by Robert Denning (Southern New Hampshire University)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Kirsten Mckenzie
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Mckenzie, 'Imperial Underworld: An Escaped Convict and the Transformation of the British Colonial Order'


Kirsten Mckenzie. Imperial Underworld: An Escaped Convict and the Transformation of the British Colonial Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 330 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-68679-3.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
George Reid Andrews
Reviewer: 
Ronald Schultz

Schultz on Andrews, 'Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-2000'


George Reid Andrews. Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-2000. The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. Maps, graphs, tables. 136 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73759-4.

Reviewed by Ronald Schultz (University of Wyoming)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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