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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We are pleased to announce the launch a new research programme 2020-2025 DIASCOM on Diasporas, Communities and Displacements in colonial and post-colonial context (19th-21st c.) / Diasporas, Communautarisme et Re-déplacements en contexte colonial et post-colonial (XIX-XXI s.)
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
April 22–23, 2021
University of Heidelberg
Convener: Ivan Sablin, PhD
Istanbul Research Institute offers four types of grants for researchers working on projects related to its departments of Byzantine, Ottoman, Atatürk and Republican-Era studies, and its “Istanbul and Music” Research Program.
Kelly O'Neill. Claiming Crimea: A History of Catherine the Great's Southern Empire. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. 384 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21829-9.
Reviewed by James White (Ural Federal University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2019) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53030
Elizabeth Swanson, James Brewer Stewart, eds. Human Bondage and Abolition: New Histories of Past and Present Slaveries. Slaveries since Emancipation Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 376 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63736-4; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-18662-0.
Bonnie G. Smith. Modern Empires: A Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-937592-9.
Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Metropolitan Community College-Blue River) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Krishan Kumar. Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 600 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15363-6.
Reviewed by Luke Gibbon (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)