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: 
Timothy Stapleton
Reviewer: 
Patrick M. Kirkwood

Kirkwood on Stapleton, 'African Police and Soldiers in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1923-80'

Timothy Stapleton. African Police and Soldiers in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1923-80. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2011. xii + 313 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-380-5.

Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Central Michigan University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Florencia E. Mallon, ed.
Reviewer: 
Chris Herbert

Herbert on Mallon, 'Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge, and Language in the Americas'

Florencia E. Mallon, ed. Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge, and Language in the Americas. Narrating Native Histories Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. vi + 262 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5137-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5152-8.

Reviewed by Chris Herbert (Grand Valley State University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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

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