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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.

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Author: 
Bill Nasson
Reviewer: 
Scott Spencer

Spencer on Nasson, 'The War for South Africa: The Anglo-Boer War'

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

Author: 
Jeremy Black
Reviewer: 
Andrew Keating

Keating on Black, 'The Great War and the Making of the Modern World'

Jeremy Black. The Great War and the Making of the Modern World. London: Continuum, 2011. xv + 337 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8264-4093-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Keating (University of California, Berkeley) Published on H-Empire (January, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

No Longer A Mindless Slaughter: Revising the Great War

Author: 
Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell, A. G. Hopkins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Angela Thompsell

Thompsell on Falola and Brownell and Hopkins, 'Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins'

Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell, A. G. Hopkins, eds. Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2011. xxiv + 657 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59460-915-2.

Reviewed by Angela Thompsell (The College at Brockport, SUNY) Published on H-Empire (January, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Theodore Koditschek
Reviewer: 
Bernard Porter

Porter on Koditschek, 'Liberalism, Imperialism, and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-Century Visions of a Greater Britain'

Theodore Koditschek. Liberalism, Imperialism, and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-Century Visions of a Greater Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 368 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76791-0.

Reviewed by Bernard Porter (University of Newcastle) Published on H-Empire (December, 2011) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Imperium et Libertas

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