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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The UC Santa Cruz Center for World History is now accepting applications for papers or entire panels from presenters for our second annual graduate student conference, "Citizenship in Flux: Migration and Exclusion in World History, 1750-2018" to be held Friday, April 12, 2019 in Santa Cruz, CA. Since the early 2000s, the UCSC Center for World History has fostered a rich set of lectures, conferences, pedagogical workshops, and scholarly conversations in global, regional, and transnational histories.
Krishan Kumar. Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Illustrations, maps. 600 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15363-6.
Reviewed by Luke Gibbon (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Andreana C. Prichard. Sisters in Spirit: Christianity, Affect, and Community Building in East Africa, 1860-1970. African History and Culture Series. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2017. 360 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61186-240-9.
Reviewed by David D. Hurlbut (Boston University) Published on H-Empire (December, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)
Joyce Tyldesley. Nefertiti’s Face: The Creation of an Icon. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 240 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98375-5.
Reviewed by Jennifer Turner (University of Birmingham) Published on H-Empire (September, 2018) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Kyle Harper. The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire. The Princeton History of the Ancient World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017. Maps. 440 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16683-4.
Reviewed by Carson Bay (Florida State University) Published on H-Empire (August, 2018) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)