Reviews

Author: 
Pierre Schill, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gavin Murray-Miller

Murray-Miller on Schill, 'Réveiller l'archive d'une guerre coloniale. Gaston Chérau, correspondant de guerre, 1911-1912'

Pierre Schill, ed. Réveiller l'archive d'une guerre coloniale. Gaston Chérau, correspondant de guerre, 1911-1912. Ivry-sur-Seine: Creaphis éditions, 2018. 478 pp. EUR 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-35428-141-0

Reviewed by Gavin Murray-Miller (Cardiff University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2021) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Jeremy A. Yellen
Reviewer: 
Lee Eysturlid

Eysturlid on Yellen, 'The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere: When Total Empire Met Total War'

Jeremy A. Yellen. The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere: When Total Empire Met Total War. Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University Series. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2019. 306 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-3554-7.

Reviewed by Lee Eysturlid (Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy) Published on H-Empire (April, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Francis Robinson
Reviewer: 
Amanda Lanzillo

Lanzillo on Robinson, 'The Muslim World in Modern South Asia: Power, Authority, Knowledge'

Francis Robinson. The Muslim World in Modern South Asia: Power, Authority, Knowledge. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2021. 419 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-8301-6

Reviewed by Amanda Lanzillo (Princeton University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2021) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Maartje M. Abbenhuis, Gordon W. Morrell
Reviewer: 
Stephen Hague

Hague on Abbenhuis and Morrell, 'The First Age of Industrial Globalization: An International History 1815-1918'

Maartje M. Abbenhuis, Gordon W. Morrell. The First Age of Industrial Globalization: An International History 1815-1918. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 324 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-6710-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-6709-0

Author: 
Justin Fantauzzo
Reviewer: 
Bryan McClure

McClure on Fantauzzo, 'The Other Wars: The Experience and Memory of the First World War in the Middle East and Macedonia'

Justin Fantauzzo. The Other Wars: The Experience and Memory of the First World War in the Middle East and Macedonia. Cambridge: Cambridge, 2020. x + 248 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-47900-4.

Reviewed by Bryan McClure (Western University) Published on H-Empire (March, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Matthew G. Stanard
Reviewer: 
Tracey Rizzo

Rizzo on Stanard, 'European Overseas Empire 1879-1999: A Short History'

Matthew G. Stanard. European Overseas Empire 1879-1999: A Short History. Hoboken: Wiley, 2018. 248 pp. $31.25 (paper), ISBN 978-1-119-13011-6.

Reviewed by Tracey Rizzo (UNC Asheville) Published on H-Empire (February, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

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Author: 
Andrew Lambert
Reviewer: 
Timothy Jenks

Jenks on Lambert, 'Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World'

Andrew Lambert. Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23004-8

Reviewed by Timothy Jenks (East Carolina University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2021) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Angelos Chaniotis
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Chaniotis, 'Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian'

Angelos Chaniotis. Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018. 480 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-65964-3

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (December, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Shana Elizabeth Minkin
Reviewer: 
Christopher S. Rose

Rose on Minkin, 'Imperial Bodies: Empire and Death in Alexandria, Egypt'

Shana Elizabeth Minkin. Imperial Bodies: Empire and Death in Alexandria, Egypt. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. xiii + 199 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0892-4.

Reviewed by Christopher S. Rose (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-Empire (June, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Tom Shachtman
Reviewer: 
G. Patrick O'Brien

O'Brien on Shachtman, 'The Founding Fortunes: How the Wealthy Paid for and Profited from America's Revolution'

Tom Shachtman. The Founding Fortunes: How the Wealthy Paid for and Profited from America's Revolution. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2020. 352 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-250-16476-6

Reviewed by G. Patrick O'Brien (Ave Maria University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Robert McGreevey, Christopher T. Fisher, Alan Dawley
Reviewer: 
Jingbin Wang

Wang on McGreevey and Fisher and Dawley, 'Global America: The United States in the Twentieth Century'

Robert McGreevey, Christopher T. Fisher, Alan Dawley. Global America: The United States in the Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. xxxii + 446 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-027990-5

Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Ron Harris
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Harris, 'Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700'

Ron Harris. Going the Distance: Eurasian Trade and the Rise of the Business Corporation, 1400-1700. The Princeton Economic History of the Western World Series. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 488 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15077-2

Author: 
Durba Mitra
Reviewer: 
Tamala Malerk

Malerk on Mitra, 'Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought'

Durba Mitra. Indian Sex Life: Sexuality and the Colonial Origins of Modern Social Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020. 296 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-19634-3; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-19635-0.

Reviewed by Tamala Malerk (University of South Florida) Published on H-Empire (May, 2020) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Ola Hnatiuk
Reviewer: 
John Vsetecka

Vsetecka on Hnatiuk, 'Courage and Fear'

Ola Hnatiuk. Courage and Fear. Trans. Ewa Siwak. Ukrainian Studies Series. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2020. xvii + 534 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-64469-251-6

Reviewed by John Vsetecka (Michigan State University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2020) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

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