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

Re: Green on Steinbock-Pratt, 'Educating the Empire: American Teachers and Contested Colonization in the Philippines'

Thank you for this wonderful review of what seems like a fascinating text. I might also direct readers interested in the histories of education, citizenship, empire and visuality to Katie Day Good's new book, "Bring the World to the Child Technologies of Global Citizenship in American Education" (MIT Press, 2020) and my book, "Projecting Citizenship: Photography and Belonging in the British Empire" (Penn State University Press, 2019), both of which address the role of lantern slide lectures in civic instruction and imperial propaganda in the 20th century.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Carla Gardina Pestana
Reviewer: 
Jack Daniel Webb

Webb on Pestana, 'The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell's Bid for Empire'

Carla Gardina Pestana. The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell's Bid for Empire. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. 376 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73731-0.

Reviewed by Jack Daniel Webb (University of London) Published on H-Empire (March, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Anthony Pagden
Reviewer: 
Mahshid Mayar

Mayar on Pagden, 'The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present'

Anthony Pagden. The Burdens of Empire: 1539 to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 302 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-18828-9.

Reviewed by Mahshid Mayar (Bielefeld University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51571

Author: 
Jason Bruner
Reviewer: 
David Hurlbut

Hurlbut on Bruner, 'Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda'

Jason Bruner. Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2017. 208 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-584-7.

Reviewed by David Hurlbut (Boston University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50726

Author: 
Heather Streets-Salter, Trevor R. Getz
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Streets-Salter and Getz, 'Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective'

Heather Streets-Salter, Trevor R. Getz. Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Maps. 592 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-021637-5.

Reviewed by Gregg French (Western University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50727

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