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

CFP: Medieval and Early Modern Studies Summer Festival (Virtual, 18-19 June 2021)

Join us online for the University of Kent’s seventh annual MEMS Summer Festival.

This two-day event celebrates Medieval and Early Modern history, 400 – 1800, and encourages applications from a wide range of interdisciplinary topics, including but not limited to, politics, religion, economics, art, drama, literature, and domestic culture. MEMS Fest aims to be an informal space in which postgraduate students, early career researchers, and academics can share ideas and foster conversations, whilst building a greater sense of community.

Pages

Recent Reviews

Author: 
Antoinette Burton
Reviewer: 
Jyoti Mohan

Mohan on Burton, 'Africa in the Indian Imagination: Race and the Politics of Postcolonial Citation'

Antoinette Burton. Africa in the Indian Imagination: Race and the Politics of Postcolonial Citation. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6167-1; $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6148-0.

Reviewed by Jyoti Mohan (Morgan State University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Ian Talbot, Tahir Kamran
Reviewer: 
Shalini Sharma

Sharma on Talbot and Kamran, 'Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond'

Ian Talbot, Tahir Kamran. Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-064293-8.

Reviewed by Shalini Sharma (Keele University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

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

Pages