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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:
Sarah D. Shields. Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xi + 306 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539331-6.
Reviewed by David Getman (Rice University) Published on H-Empire (November, 2011) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Philip J. Stern. The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 300 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539373-6; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-993036-4.
Reviewed by Ilya Vinkovetsky (Simon Fraser University) Published on H-Empire (November, 2011) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Hilary M. Carey. God’s Empire: Religion and Colonialism in the British World, c.1801–1908. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 446 S. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19410-5.
Reviewed by David Lindenfeld (Louisiana State University) Published on H-Empire (September, 2011) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Ministering to Settler Colonists
Nile Green. Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xvi + 327 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76924-2.
Reviewed by Fahad Bishara (Duke University) Published on H-Empire (September, 2011) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Indian Islam in the Age of Industry