Reviews

Author: 
Benjamin Allen Coates
Reviewer: 
Jingbin Wang

Wang on Coates, 'Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century'


Benjamin Allen Coates. Legalist Empire: International Law and American Foreign Relations in the Early Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-049595-4.

Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University)
Published on H-Empire (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Ashwin Desai, Goolam Vahed
Reviewer: 
Paul Landau

Landau on Desai and Vahed, 'The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire'


Ashwin Desai, Goolam Vahed. The South African Gandhi: Stretcher-Bearer of Empire. South Asia in Motion Series. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2015. 344 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-9608-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-9717-7.

Reviewed by Paul Landau (University of Maryland and University of Johannesburg)
Published on H-Empire (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Arthur J. Ray
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Ray, 'Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History'


Arthur J. Ray. Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4743-8.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

At the Interface of Law and History

Author: 
Bill Nasson
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Nasson, 'History Matters: Selected Writings, 1970-2016'


Bill Nasson. History Matters: Selected Writings, 1970-2016. Cape Town and Johannesburg: Penguin Random House South Africa, 2016. 204 pp. $20.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-77609-027-3.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Richard Bourke
Reviewer: 
Gavin Murray-Miller

Murray-Miller on Bourke, 'Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke'


Richard Bourke. Empire and Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 1,032 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-14511-2.

Reviewed by Gavin Murray-Miller (Cardiff University)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Stephen Jackson

Author: 
Faye Caronan
Reviewer: 
Patrick M. Kirkwood

Kirkwood on Caronan, 'Legitimizing Empire: Filipino American and U.S. Puerto Rican Cultural Critique'


Faye Caronan. Legitimizing Empire: Filipino American and U.S. Puerto Rican Cultural Critique. Asian American Experience Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 208 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08080-7; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03925-6.

Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Central Michigan University)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Fearghal McGarry
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on McGarry, 'The Rising. Ireland: Easter 1916'


Fearghal McGarry. The Rising. Ireland: Easter 1916. Centenary Edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-873234-1.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Concordia University)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2016)
Commissioned by Stephen Jackson

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

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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