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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:

 

Poonam Bala (ed.), Medicine and Colonial Engagements in India and Sub-Saharan Africa (London: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
F. K. Prochaska
Reviewer: 
Patrick M. Kirkwood

Kirkwood on Prochaska, 'Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion'

F. K. Prochaska. Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. vii + 169 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964061-4.

Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Central Michigan University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Peter Sarris
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Sarris, 'Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700'

Peter Sarris. Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xi + 428 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-926126-0.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (February, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Rome and Its Successors

Author: 
Matthew G. Stanard
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Stice

Stice on Stanard, 'Selling the Congo: A History of European Pro-Empire Propaganda and the Making of Belgian Imperialism'

Matthew G. Stanard. Selling the Congo: A History of European Pro-Empire Propaganda and the Making of Belgian Imperialism. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2011. 387 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3777-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Stice (Palm Beach Atlantic University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Robert Trent Vinson
Reviewer: 
Paul Landau

Landau on Vinson, 'The Americans Are Coming! Dreams of African American Liberation in Segregationist South Africa'

Robert Trent Vinson. The Americans Are Coming! Dreams of African American Liberation in Segregationist South Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2012. xv + 235 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1986-1.

Reviewed by Paul Landau (University of Maryland and Fellow, University of Johannesburg) Published on H-Empire (January, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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