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

CFC: Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory (Special Issue of The Journal of Jewish Identities)

 

Jewishness and Postcoloniality in Literature, Culture and Theory

CFP – Special Issue of The Journal of Jewish Identities

Guest Edited by Sarah Phillips Casteel, Anna Guttman and Isabelle Hesse

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Mariza de Carvalho Soares
Reviewer: 
Carolyne Ryan

Ryan on Soares, 'People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro'


Mariza de Carvalho Soares. People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. Illustrations. xiii + 321 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5023-1; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5040-8.

Reviewed by Carolyne Ryan (University of Wyoming)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jason M. Colby
Reviewer: 
Carolyne Ryan

Ryan on Colby, 'The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America'


Jason M. Colby. The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. xi + 274 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4915-4.

Reviewed by Carolyne Ryan (University of Wyoming)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jean Andreau, Raymond Descat
Reviewer: 
T.E. Rihll

Rihll on Andreau and Descat, 'The Slave in Greece and Rome'


Jean Andreau, Raymond Descat. The Slave in Greece and Rome. Translated by Marion Leopold. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. 198 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-28374-2.

Reviewed by T.E. Rihll (Swansea University)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Rihll on Andreau and Descat

Author: 
Caroline Frank
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Marshall

Marshall on Frank, 'Objectifying China, Imagining America: Chinese Commodities in Early America'


Caroline Frank. Objectifying China, Imagining America: Chinese Commodities in Early America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. xiii + 257 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-26027-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-26028-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer Marshall (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Pages