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.
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Bonnie G. Smith. Modern Empires: A Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 416 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-937592-9.
Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Metropolitan Community College-Blue River) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Krishan Kumar. Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 600 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15363-6.
Reviewed by Luke Gibbon (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Andreana C. Prichard. Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860-1970. African History and Culture Series. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2017. 360 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-240-9.
Reviewed by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Joyce Tyldesley. Nefertiti’s Face: The Creation of an Icon. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 240 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98375-5.
Reviewed by Jennifer Turner (University of Birmingham) Published on H-Empire (September, 2018) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)