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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Author: 
Kennetta Hammond Perry
Reviewer: 
Anne Rush

Rush on Perry, 'London Is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship, and the Politics of Race'

Kennetta Hammond Perry. London Is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship, and the Politics of Race. Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-024020-2.

Reviewed by Anne Rush (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (July, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Antoinette Burton
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Burton, 'The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism'

Antoinette Burton. The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-993660-1.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (June, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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

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