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.
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Call for Applications:
“Mobility – Knowledge – Society”
(Deadline: March 9th, 2018)
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
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
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"
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