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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Representing the Medical Body: 28 March 2019, Science Museum, London
A one-day workshop at the Science Museum, London, organised by Katy Barrett (Curator of Art Collections) and Sarah Wade (Research Manager)
Lecture by Danna Agmon on how Catholic orientalist scholarship on law emerged from the daily practice of Jesuit conversion in the mission field in 18th-centuy India, followed by Q&A and drinks
Organised by the Leiden Centre for Indian Ocean Studies (IIAS; KITLV; Leiden University).
Stefan Manz. Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1918. Oxford: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2013. 360 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-89226-1.
Reviewed by Martin Kalb (Bridgewater College) Published on H-Empire (September, 2016) Commissioned by Stephen Jackson
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 Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (September, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Marc Matera. Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015. 414 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28430-2.
Reviewed by Anne Rush (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (September, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed
Susan Kingsley Kent. Queen Victoria: Gender and Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 216 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-025000-3.
Reviewed by Luke Reader (Case Western Reserve University) Published on H-Empire (August, 2016) Commissioned by Stephen Jackson