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

CFC: Journal of West African History Special Issue: 60th Anniversary of Ghana and Nigeria Independence

Re-post from H-Decol

CALL FOR PAPERS

Journal of West African History, Volume 5, Issue 1 (March 2019): Special Issue: 60th Anniversary of Ghana and Nigeria Independence
 

Founding Editor-in-chief: Nwando Achebe

Associate Editors: Hilary Jones and John Thabiti Willis

Book Review Editor: Harry Odamtten

 

CFP: Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe (Bucharest, 26 February - 7 March 2018)

The Winter Academy “Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe” will be held from 26 February to 7 March 2018 in Bukarest. It will be concerned with the conditions and implications of nation building in Eastern Europe.
Closing date: 30 August 2017

 

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Roy MacLaren
Reviewer: 
Jane McGaughey

McGaughey on MacLaren, 'Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948'


Roy MacLaren. Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. 420 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4548-9.

Reviewed by Jane McGaughey (Concordia University)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Nicholas B. Dirks
Reviewer: 
Joan Gaughan

Gaughan on Dirks, 'Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India'


Nicholas B. Dirks. Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India. Cultures of History Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 400 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16967-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16966-0; $29.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53851-0.

Reviewed by Joan Gaughan (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Wolfgang Reinhard, ed.
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Reinhard, 'Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750'


Wolfgang Reinhard, ed. Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015. 1168 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04719-8.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Saccarelli and Varadarajan, 'Imperialism Past and Present'


Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan. Imperialism Past and Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 202 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-939789-1.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College)
Published on H-Empire (December, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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