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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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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
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