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: Enviro-Tech Narratives in Ottoman History Panel for European Society for Environmental History (Tallinn, 21-25 August 2019)

Re-post from H-Environment

 

Dear all,

I am putting together a panel proposal for ESEH (the European Society for Environmental History) in August 2019.

ANN: The Cold War in Global Perspectives Ph.D. Scholarship

Lancaster University's Department of History invites applications for a PhD in History focused on exploring the Cold War in global perspectives. Particular themes could include post-colonial security issues, such as defence and/or military assistance relations between the superpowers, the former metropoles or other West European countries and African states, conflicts, human rights or peacekeeping. We would particularly welcome applications which avoid a Eurocentric perspective.

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Sumit Guha
Reviewer: 
Matthew Cook

Cook on Guha, 'Beyond Caste: Identity and Power in South Asia, Past and Present'

Sumit Guha. Beyond Caste: Identity and Power in South Asia, Past and Present. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2014. xviii + 236 pp. $127.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-24918-9.

Reviewed by Matthew Cook (North Carolina Central University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Karl Galinsky, Kenneth Lapatin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Carson Bay

Bay on Galinsky and Lapatin, 'Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire'

Karl Galinsky, Kenneth Lapatin, eds. Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2016. 376 pp. $85.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60606-462-7.

Reviewed by Carson Bay (Florida State University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Katie Pickles, Catharine Coleborne, eds.
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Pickles and Coleborne, 'New Zealand's Empire'

Katie Pickles, Catharine Coleborne, eds. New Zealand's Empire. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 288 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9153-7.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks) Published on H-Empire (July, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Imperial Aotearoa

Author: 
Volker Barth, Roland Cvetkovski, eds.
Reviewer: 
John Hennessey

Hennessey on Barth and Cvetkovski, 'Imperial Co-operation and Transfer, 1870-1930: Empires and Encounters'

Volker Barth, Roland Cvetkovski, eds. Imperial Co-operation and Transfer, 1870-1930: Empires and Encounters. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015. Illustrations. 256 pp. $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-9213-2.

Reviewed by John Hennessey (Linnaeus University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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