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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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ANN: Manuscript, Print and Publication Cultures in South Asia: From the 19th Century to the Present (Vienna, 20-21 September 2018)

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Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
September 20, 2018 to September 21, 2018

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Eileen M. Kane
Reviewer: 
J.P. Slight

Slight on Kane, 'Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca'

Eileen M. Kane. Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5423-3.

Reviewed by J.P. Slight (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Empire (September, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Empire, Infrastructure, and Mobility

Author: 
Benjamin Allen Coates
Reviewer: 
Jingbin Wang

Wang on Coates, 'Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century'

Benjamin Allen Coates. Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049595-4.

Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Legalism and the American Empire

Author: 
Ashwin Desai, Goolam Vahed
Reviewer: 
Paul Landau

Landau on Desai and Vahed, 'The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire'

Ashwin Desai, Goolam Vahed. The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire. South Asia in Motion Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 344 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9608-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9717-7.

Reviewed by Paul Landau (University of Maryland and University of Johannesburg) Published on H-Empire (May, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Arthur J. Ray
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Ray, 'Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History'

Arthur J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4743-8.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks) Published on H-Empire (March, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

At the Interface of Law and History

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