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.

Recent Discussions

CFP: International Conference on Forced Migration and Environment in the Indian Ocean World, Past to Present (Montréal, 7-8 December 2018)

Call for Papers

International Conference on

“Forced Migration and Environment in the Indian Ocean World, past to present”

Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC), McGill University

7-8 December 2018

Hosted by the Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC), McGill University, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
John Crowley
Reviewer: 
John McAleer

McAleer on Crowley, 'Imperial Landscapes: Britain's Global Visual Culture, 1745-1820'

John Crowley. Imperial Landscapes: Britain's Global Visual Culture, 1745-1820. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. Illustrations. 320 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-17050-4.

Reviewed by John McAleer (University of Southampton) Published on H-Empire (August, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Lynette Russell
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Russell, 'Roving Mariners: Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790-1870'

Lynette Russell. Roving Mariners: Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790-1870. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. xiv + 221 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-4423-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-4424-6.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks) Published on H-Empire (July, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Hybrid World of Whaling and Sealing

Author: 
Donald A. Yerxa, ed.
Reviewer: 
Toby Harper

Harper on Yerxa, 'British Abolitionism and the Question of Moral Progress in History'

Donald A. Yerxa, ed. British Abolitionism and the Question of Moral Progress in History. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2012. vi + 286 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-015-3.

Reviewed by Toby Harper (Columbia University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Moral Progress without Empire

Author: 
Rick Baldoz
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Hinnershitz-Hutchinson

Hinnershitz-Hutchinson on Baldoz, 'The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946'

Rick Baldoz. The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946. New York: New York University Press, 2011. viii + 301 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9108-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-9109-7.

Reviewed by Stephanie Hinnershitz-Hutchinson (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (May, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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