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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

ANN: "Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Caricatures of Foreigners in British and Spanish America” Conference

On Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Newberry Library in Chicago, the Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History will be presenting a conference on “Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Caricatures of Foreigners in British and Spanish America.” 

CFP: II International Conference on Bartolomé de Las Casas (Revised Call for Papers and New Deadline) (Providence, 15-16 July 2019)

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 15, 2018

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Martin Thomas, Richard Toye
Reviewer: 
Christina Carroll

Carroll on Thomas and Toye, 'Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956'

Martin Thomas, Richard Toye. Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-874919-6.

Reviewed by Christina Carroll (Kalamazoo College) Published on H-Empire (December, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50683

Author: 
Dina Gusejnova
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Gusejnova, 'European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957'

Dina Gusejnova. European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-12062-4.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (November, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50705

Author: 
Suraiya Faroqhi
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Faroqhi, 'A Cultural History of the Ottomans: The Imperial Elite and Its Artefacts'

Suraiya Faroqhi. A Cultural History of the Ottomans: The Imperial Elite and Its Artefacts. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 2016. 288 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-096-9.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham) Published on H-Empire (November, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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

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