Welcome to H-Empire, H-Net's network on colonial and imperial studies!

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

ANN: Fully Funded Ph.D. Position in History Oriented Towards Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

The Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies (LNUC Concurrences) is one of six prominent research environments at Linnaeus University and the leading research centre for Global History and Postcolonial Studies in Scandinavia. Research at the Centre focuses on the human consequences of colonialism and other forms of domination, primarily in the context of European imperial expansion from the fifteenth century onwards.

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Recent Reviews

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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