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RE: Media portrayals of refugees, displaced, forced migration to/within Lebanon from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present
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
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
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
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