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The establishment of European colonial rule on the African continent not only involved the colonization of nature, but essentially meant colonization through nature. But in how far did decolonization across Africa south of the Sahara equally affect the sphere of ecology and relationships between humans and wildlife? Have Africa’s wild animals ever been decolonized?
Dear H-Empire members,
Please continue to send me new and forthcoming publications so that I can include them in this recurrent series of posts.
This is a list of new and forthcoming publications by members:
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
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
Tom Brooking, Eric Pawson. Seeds of Empire: The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand. London: I.B. Tauris, 2011. 256 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85771-920-1.
Reviewed by Toby Harper (Columbia University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Bill Nasson. The War for South Africa: The Anglo-Boer War. Cape Town: NB Publishers: Tafelberg, 2010. 352 pp. + 16 pp. of plates. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-624-04809-1.
Reviewed by Scott Spencer (University of Virginia) Published on H-Empire (January, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
The Velvet Glove or the Iron Fist: The Means to End the White Civil War