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: "Beyond the ‘Great Powers’: Foreign Relations, Secondary States and the Ottoman Empire in the Modern Age" (Seville, Spain, July 2018)

Dear colleagues,

We are putting together a panel proposal for the Fifth World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) in Seville, Spain, 16—22 July 2018. The panel is entitled “Beyond the ‘Great Powers’: Foreign Relations, Secondary States and the Ottoman Empire in the Modern Age”. Below you find a more detailed Call for Papers. Please circulate in your networks.

Thanks and best wishes,

Houssine Alloul (University of Antwerp)
Giampaolo Conte (University of Rome III)

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-Empire: 25 September - 2 October

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Ala A. Alryyes
Reviewer: 
Hilary Green

Green on Alryyes, 'A Muslim American Slave: The Life of Omar Ibn Said'


Ala A. Alryyes. A Muslim American Slave: The Life of Omar Ibn Said. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. xii + 222 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-24954-0; ISBN 978-0-299-24953-3.

Reviewed by Hilary Green (Elizabeth City State University)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Anne Spry Rush
Reviewer: 
Radhika Natarajan

Natarajan on Rush, 'Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization'


Anne Spry Rush. Bonds of Empire: West Indians and Britishness from Victoria to Decolonization. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 320 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-958855-8.

Reviewed by Radhika Natarajan (University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Place for Me

Author: 
Wayne E. Lee, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rainer Buschmann

Buschmann on Lee, 'Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World'


Wayne E. Lee, ed. Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World. New York: New York University Press, 2011. 320 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-5308-8; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-5311-8.

Reviewed by Rainer Buschmann (California State University Channel Islands)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Damon Ieremia Salesa
Reviewer: 
Michelle Tusan

Tusan on Salesa, 'Racial Crossings: Race, Intermarriage, and the Victorian British Empire'


Damon Ieremia Salesa. Racial Crossings: Race, Intermarriage, and the Victorian British Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 320 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-960415-9.

Reviewed by Michelle Tusan (History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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