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

ANN: Announcing Winners of the LSA Awards

The Lagos Studies Association (LSA) is excited to announce the winners of its 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award; Distinguished Personality Award; and Best Doctoral Thesis in Lagos Studies Award. The awards will be formally presented to the winners at the closing ceremony of the 3rd Lagos Conference (University of Lagos) on June 23, 2018.

 

(1) Distinguished Scholar Award: Ayodeji Olukoju (Professor of History, University of Lagos)

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Recent Reviews

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

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt, Steve Levine
Reviewer: 
Jingbin Wang

Wang on Hunt and Levine, 'Arc of Empire: America's Wars in Asia from the Philippines to Vietnam'

Michael H. Hunt, Steve Levine. Arc of Empire: America's Wars in Asia from the Philippines to Vietnam. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. 340 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3528-9.

Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Unexceptional American Empire

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