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

CFP: An International Workshop on Post-Orientalism (Hamilton, 21-22 September 2018)

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Subject Fields: 
Canadian History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Indigenous

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Julian Go
Reviewer: 
Clara Altman

Altman on Julian Go, 'Patterns of Empire: The British and American Empires, 1688 to the Present'


Julian Go. Patterns of Empire: The British and American Empires, 1688 to the Present. New York: Cambridge, 2011. 302 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-60078-2.

Reviewed by Clara Altman (Brandeis University)
Published on H-Empire (May, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Modern Imperial Formations and the End of American Exceptionalism

Author: 
Kariann Akemi Yokota
Reviewer: 
Lou Roper

Roper on Yokota, 'Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation'


Kariann Akemi Yokota. Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii + 354 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539342-2.

Reviewed by Lou Roper (Dept. of History, State University of New York--New Paltz)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Neville Kirk
Reviewer: 
Evan Smith

Smith on Kirk, 'Labour and the Politics of Empire: Britain and Australia, 1900 to the Present'


Neville Kirk. Labour and the Politics of Empire: Britain and Australia, 1900 to the Present. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011. 336 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8079-1.

Reviewed by Evan Smith (School of Law, Flinders University)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Labour and Empire

Author: 
Kwasi Kwarteng
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Gott, 'Britain's Empire: Resistance, Repression and Revolt' and Kwarteng, 'Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World'


Richard Gott. Britain's Empire: Resistance, Repression and Revolt. New York: Verso Books, 2011. 480 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84467-738-2.Kwasi Kwarteng. Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World. New York: PublicAffairs, 2012. 488 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61039-120-7.

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