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

CFP (Extended Deadline): Postcolonial Literature at PAMLA 2017 (Honolulu, 10-12 November 2017)

The Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) still accepts paper proposals in the topic area "Postcolonial Literature" for its 2017 conference. This standing session invites papers that explore any aspect of postcolonial literature. Papers that engage with the conference theme, "The Sense of Sight: Visuality, Visibility, and Ways of Seeing," are particularly welcome.

ANN: SOULS: Blackness and Tourism (Open Access until 6/3)

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

I hope this finds you well. We wanted to remind you that Souls' special issue on "Blackness and Tourism" will be open access until Saturday, June 3. Please click on the following link to download, read, cite, teach, and share the brilliant articles in this issue for FREE:  

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Antoinette Burton
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Burton, 'The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism'


Antoinette Burton. The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-993660-1.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Li Chen
Reviewer: 
Dorothea Hoffman

Hoffman on Chen, 'Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics'


Li Chen. Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 416 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17374-2.

Reviewed by Dorothea Hoffman (Appalachian State University)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Julia Phillips Cohen
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Cohen, 'Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era'


Julia Phillips Cohen. Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-934040-8.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
David Stevens
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Stice

Stice on Stevens, 'In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One'


David Stevens. In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. xiv + 469 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-557858-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Stice (Palm Beach Atlantic University)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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