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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Deadline: June 15, 2021
The deadline for this year's Ristow Prize in the history of cartography is fast approaching! Be sure to send in your essays by June 1, 2021.
Shana Elizabeth Minkin. Imperial Bodies: Empire and Death in Alexandria, Egypt. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. xiii + 199 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0892-4.
Reviewed by Christopher S. Rose (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Empire (June, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Tom Shachtman. The Founding Fortunes: How the Wealthy Paid for and Profited from America's Revolution. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020. 352 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-16476-6.
Reviewed by G. Patrick O'Brien (Ave Maria University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Robert McGreevey, Christopher T. Fisher, Alan Dawley. Global America: The United States in the Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxxii + 446 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-027990-5.
Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Ron Harris. Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700. The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 488 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15077-2.