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 British Identities - Issue 2 Borders, Boundaries and Brexit: Perspectives on British Identities in an Uncertain World

Following the successful publication of our debut issue in 2017, the Journal of British Identities seeks submissions for Issue 2, to be published in Autumn 2018.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Li Chen
Reviewer: 
Dorothea Hoffman

Hoffman on Chen, 'Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics'


Li Chen. Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 416 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17374-2.

Reviewed by Dorothea Hoffman (Appalachian State University)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Julia Phillips Cohen
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Cohen, 'Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era'


Julia Phillips Cohen. Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-934040-8.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
David Stevens
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Stice

Stice on Stevens, 'In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One'


David Stevens. In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. xiv + 469 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-557858-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Stice (Palm Beach Atlantic University)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Stephanie Olsen
Reviewer: 
Richard Fulton

Fulton on Olsen, 'Childhood, Youth and Emotions in Modern History: National, Colonial and Global Perspectives'


Stephanie Olsen. Childhood, Youth and Emotions in Modern History: National, Colonial and Global Perspectives. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 280 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-48483-3.

Reviewed by Richard Fulton (Washington State University)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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