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: Journal of British Identities - Issue 2 Borders, Boundaries and Brexit: Perspectives on British Identities in an Uncertain World

Following the successful publication of our debut issue in 2017, the Journal of British Identities seeks submissions for Issue 2, to be published in Autumn 2018.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
E. Natalie Rothman
Reviewer: 
Christine Isom-Verhaaren

Isom-Verhaaren on Rothman, 'Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul'

E. Natalie Rothman. Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012. Illustrations. xx + 323 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4907-9.

Reviewed by Christine Isom-Verhaaren (Benedictine University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Belonging in Venice, 1570-1670

Author: 
Matthew P. Romaniello
Reviewer: 
Gary Guadagnolo

Guadagnolo on Romaniello, 'The Elusive Empire: Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671'

Matthew P. Romaniello. The Elusive Empire: Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. xiii + 297 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-28514-2.

Reviewed by Gary Guadagnolo (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-Empire (July, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A Long Path toward Empire in Russia

Author: 
Jason Stearns
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Stearns, 'Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa'

Jason Stearns. Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa. New York: PublicAffairs, 2012. 417 pp. $16.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61039-107-8.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (June, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

"Where elephants fight the grass is trampled"

Author: 
Ryan Johnson, Amna Khalid, eds.
Reviewer: 
James F. Stark

Stark on Johnson and Khalid, 'Public Health in the British Empire: Intermediaries, Subordinates, and the Practice of Public Health, 1850-1960'

Ryan Johnson, Amna Khalid, eds. Public Health in the British Empire: Intermediaries, Subordinates, and the Practice of Public Health, 1850-1960. New York: Routledge, 2011. 208 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-89041-0.

Reviewed by James F. Stark (University of Leeds) Published on H-Empire (May, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Public Health and Empire

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