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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

CFP: Subversive Spaces, Subversive Bodies in the Atlantic World - 19th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History (Arlington, October 19-20 2018)

Call For Papers

Subversive Spaces, Subversive Bodies in the Atlantic World

19th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History

The University of Texas at Arlington

Date of Conference: October 19-20

Submission DeadlineFriday, May 11

Keynote Speakers: TBA

 

ANN: “Transregional Connections: Architectural Monuments and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires" UCSB Lecture by Gulru Necipoglu, Harvard University

The Center for Middle East Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, presents

Transregional Connections:  Architectural Monuments and the Construction of Early Modern Islamic Empires

Tuesday, April 17th, 4:00pm, HSSB 6020 (IHC McCune Conference Room, University of California, Santa Barbara)

 

R. Stephen Humphreys Distinguished Visiting Scholar

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Philip J. Stern
Reviewer: 
Ilya Vinkovetsky

Vinkovetsky on Stern, 'The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India'

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

Author: 
Hilary M. Carey
Reviewer: 
David Lindenfeld

Lindenfeld on Carey, 'God’s Empire: Religion and Colonialism in the British World, c.1801–1908'

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

Author: 
Nile Green
Reviewer: 
Fahad Bishara

Bishara on Green, 'Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915'

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

Author: 
Ilya Vinkovetsky
Reviewer: 
Matthew Romaniello

Romaniello on Vinkovetsky, 'Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867'

Ilya Vinkovetsky. Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867. Oxford: [Wettingen], 2011. 272 S. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539128-2.

Reviewed by Matthew Romaniello (University of Hawaii at Manoa) Published on H-Empire (June, 2011) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Meeting Russia’s American Frontier

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