Reviews

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

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

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

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

Author: 
Brian S. Bauer, Madeleine Halac-Higashimori, Gabriel E. Cantarutti
Reviewer: 
Robert Denning

Denning on Bauer and Halac-Higashimori and Cantarutti, 'Voices from Vilcabamba: Accounts Chronicling the Fall of the Inca Empire'


Brian S. Bauer, Madeleine Halac-Higashimori, Gabriel E. Cantarutti. Voices from Vilcabamba: Accounts Chronicling the Fall of the Inca Empire. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2016. 264 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-60732-425-6.

Reviewed by Robert Denning (Southern New Hampshire University)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Kirsten Mckenzie
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Mckenzie, 'Imperial Underworld: An Escaped Convict and the Transformation of the British Colonial Order'


Kirsten Mckenzie. Imperial Underworld: An Escaped Convict and the Transformation of the British Colonial Order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016. 330 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-68679-3.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
George Reid Andrews
Reviewer: 
Ronald Schultz

Schultz on Andrews, 'Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-2000'


George Reid Andrews. Afro-Latin America: Black Lives, 1600-2000. The Nathan I. Huggins Lectures Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. Maps, graphs, tables. 136 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-73759-4.

Reviewed by Ronald Schultz (University of Wyoming)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Eugene Rogan
Reviewer: 
Kevin Jones

Jones on Rogan, 'The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East'


Eugene Rogan. The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East. New York: Basic Books, 2015. 512 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-02307-3.

Reviewed by Kevin Jones (University of Georgia)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Heather Streets-Salter, Trevor R. Getz
Reviewer: 
Mark Doyle

Doyle 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 Mark Doyle (Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Eileen M. Kane
Reviewer: 
J.P. Slight

Slight on Kane, 'Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca'


Eileen M. Kane. Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5423-3.

Reviewed by J.P. Slight (University of Cambridge)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2017)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Empire, Infrastructure, and Mobility

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

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