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: Graphic Encounters: Colonial Prints and the Inscription of Indigeneity (Melbourne, November 2018)

Call for papers: Graphic Encounters: Colonial Prints and the Inscription of Indigeneity

Convened by Dr Liz Conor, La Trobe University in partnership with the Centre for the Study of the Inland

Deadline for abstracts: 15 August 2018

Submit via website: https://www.latrobe.edu.au/archaeology-and-history/research/graphic-encounters/conference

ANN: Britain & the World Conference Program (Exeter, June 21-23 2018)

Reed Hall, University of Exeter, where the 2018 conference will be held.

From June 21-23, 2018, the Centre for Imperial & Global History is hosting the Britain & the World Conference at Reed Hall. Professor Martin Thomas (University of Exeter) is giving the keynote, and Professor Audrey Horning (William and Mary) the plenary.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Brian S. Bauer, Madeleine Halac-Higashimori, Gabriel E. Cantarutti
Reviewer: 
Robert Denning

Denning on Bauer and Halac-Higashimori and Cantarutti, 'Voices from Vilcabamba: Accounts Chronicling the Fall of the Inca Empire'

Brian S. Bauer, Madeleine Halac-Higashimori, Gabriel E. Cantarutti. Voices from Vilcabamba: Accounts Chronicling the Fall of the Inca Empire. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2016. 264 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60732-425-6.

Reviewed by Robert Denning (Southern New Hampshire University) Published on H-Empire (October, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Kirsten Mckenzie
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Mckenzie, 'Imperial Underworld: An Escaped Convict and the Transformation of the British Colonial Order'

Kirsten Mckenzie. Imperial Underworld: An Escaped Convict and the Transformation of the British Colonial Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 330 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-68679-3.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario) Published on H-Empire (October, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
George Reid Andrews
Reviewer: 
Ronald Schultz

Schultz on Andrews, 'Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-2000'

George Reid Andrews. Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-2000. The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. Maps, graphs, tables. 136 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73759-4.

Reviewed by Ronald Schultz (University of Wyoming) Published on H-Empire (September, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Eugene Rogan
Reviewer: 
Kevin Jones

Jones on Rogan, 'The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East'

Eugene Rogan. The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 512 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-02307-3.

Reviewed by Kevin Jones (University of Georgia) Published on H-Empire (September, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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