Reviews

Author: 
Joyce Tyldesley
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Turner

Turner on Tyldesley, 'Nefertiti’s Face: The Creation of an Icon'

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)

Author: 
Kyle Harper
Reviewer: 
Carson Bay

Bay on Harper, 'The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire'

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)

Author: 
Aaron Freundschuh
Reviewer: 
Gavin Murray-Miller

Murray-Miller on Freundschuh, 'The Courtesan and the Gigolo: The Murders in the Rue Montaigne and the Dark Side of Empire in Nineteenth-Century Paris'

Aaron Freundschuh. The Courtesan and the Gigolo: The Murders in the Rue Montaigne and the Dark Side of Empire in Nineteenth-Century Paris. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2016. 272 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0082-9.

Reviewed by Gavin Murray-Miller (SHARE) Published on H-Empire (August, 2018) Commissioned by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)

Author: 
Breandán Mac Suibhne
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on Mac Suibhne, 'The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland'

Breandán Mac Suibhne. The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. viii + 319 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-873861-9.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Wayne State University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Tracey Rizzo, Steven Gerontakis, eds.
Reviewer: 
Aidan Beatty

Beatty on Rizzo and Gerontakis, 'Intimate Empires: Body, Race, and Gender in the Modern World'

Tracey Rizzo, Steven Gerontakis, eds. Intimate Empires: Body, Race, and Gender in the Modern World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 424 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-997834-2.

Reviewed by Aidan Beatty (Concordia University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2018) Commissioned by Stephen Jackson (University of Sioux Falls)

Author: 
Antoinette Burton
Reviewer: 
Jyoti Mohan

Mohan on Burton, 'Africa in the Indian Imagination: Race and the Politics of Postcolonial Citation'

Antoinette Burton. Africa in the Indian Imagination: Race and the Politics of Postcolonial Citation. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 200 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6167-1; $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6148-0.

Reviewed by Jyoti Mohan (Morgan State University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Ian Talbot, Tahir Kamran
Reviewer: 
Shalini Sharma

Sharma on Talbot and Kamran, 'Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond'

Ian Talbot, Tahir Kamran. Colonial Lahore: A History of the City and Beyond. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-064293-8.

Reviewed by Shalini Sharma (Keele University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Carla Gardina Pestana
Reviewer: 
Jack Daniel Webb

Webb on Pestana, 'The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell's Bid for Empire'

Carla Gardina Pestana. The English Conquest of Jamaica: Oliver Cromwell's Bid for Empire. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. 376 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73731-0.

Reviewed by Jack Daniel Webb (University of London) Published on H-Empire (March, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed (Elizabeth City State University)

Author: 
Anthony Pagden
Reviewer: 
Mahshid Mayar

Mayar 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 Mahshid Mayar (Bielefeld University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51571

Author: 
Jason Bruner
Reviewer: 
David Hurlbut

Hurlbut on Bruner, 'Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda'

Jason Bruner. Living Salvation in the East African Revival in Uganda. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2017. 208 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-584-7.

Reviewed by David Hurlbut (Boston University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50726

Author: 
Heather Streets-Salter, Trevor R. Getz
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Streets-Salter and Getz, 'Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective'

Heather Streets-Salter, Trevor R. Getz. Empires and Colonies in the Modern World: A Global Perspective. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. Maps. 592 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-021637-5.

Reviewed by Gregg French (Western University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50727

Author: 
John McAleer, John M. MacKenzie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Hague

Hague on McAleer and John M. MacKenzie and eds., 'Exhibiting the Empire: Cultures of Display and the British Empire'

John McAleer, John M. MacKenzie, eds. Exhibiting the Empire: Cultures of Display and the British Empire. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 304 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5261-1835-6.

Reviewed by Stephen Hague (Rowan University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2018) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Martin Thomas, Richard Toye
Reviewer: 
Christina Carroll

Carroll on Thomas and Toye, 'Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956'

Martin Thomas, Richard Toye. Arguing about Empire: Imperial Rhetoric in Britain and France, 1882-1956. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-874919-6.

Reviewed by Christina Carroll (Kalamazoo College) Published on H-Empire (December, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50683

Author: 
Dina Gusejnova
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Gusejnova, 'European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957'

Dina Gusejnova. European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957. New Studies in European History Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 360 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-12062-4.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (November, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50705

Author: 
Suraiya Faroqhi
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Faroqhi, 'A Cultural History of the Ottomans: The Imperial Elite and Its Artefacts'

Suraiya Faroqhi. A Cultural History of the Ottomans: The Imperial Elite and Its Artefacts. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd., 2016. 288 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78453-096-9.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham) Published on H-Empire (November, 2017) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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