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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:

 

Brian Drohan, Brutality in an Age of Human Rights: Activism and Counterinsurgency at the End of the British Empire (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017)

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Matthew F. Jacobs
Reviewer: 
Richard Jackson

Jackson on Jacobs, 'Imagining the Middle East: The Building of an American Foreign Policy, 1918-1967'

Matthew F. Jacobs. Imagining the Middle East: The Building of an American Foreign Policy, 1918-1967. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 317 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3488-6.

Reviewed by Richard Jackson (The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies) Published on H-Empire (September, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper
Reviewer: 
Doug Leonard

Leonard on Burbank and Cooper, 'Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference'

Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper. Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. Maps, illustrations. 528 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12708-8.

Reviewed by Doug Leonard (Duke University) Published on H-Empire (August, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

An Imperial World

Author: 
Daniel Ingram
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Ingram, 'Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America'

Daniel Ingram. Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012. xiii + 257 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3797-4.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (University of Oklahoma) Published on H-Empire (August, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Deborah A. Thomas
Reviewer: 
Anne Rush

Rush on Thomas, 'Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica'

Deborah A. Thomas. Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. xiii + 298 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5068-2; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5086-6.

Reviewed by Anne Rush (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (August, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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