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

ANN: FEATURED JOB: Assistant Professor, European History ("Empires, States, and Borders"), The University of Texas at San Antonio

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Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
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Texas, United States

ANN: "Law in Theory, Law in Practice. Legal Orientalism and French Jesuit Knowledge Production in India," Lecture by Danna Agmon (International Institute for Asian Studies, 29 January 2019)

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).

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Recent Reviews

Author: 
Stefan Manz
Reviewer: 
Martin Kalb

Kalb on Manz, 'Constructing a German Diaspora: The "Greater German Empire", 1871-1918'

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

Author: 
Anthony Pagden
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard 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 Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (September, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Marc Matera
Reviewer: 
Anne Rush

Rush on Matera, 'Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century'

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

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