Reviews

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

Author: 
Kennetta Hammond Perry
Reviewer: 
Anne Rush

Rush on Perry, 'London Is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship, and the Politics of Race'

Kennetta Hammond Perry. London Is the Place for Me: Black Britons, Citizenship, and the Politics of Race. Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-024020-2.

Reviewed by Anne Rush (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (July, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Antoinette Burton
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Burton, 'The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism'

Antoinette Burton. The Trouble with Empire: Challenges to Modern British Imperialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 336 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-993660-1.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (June, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Li Chen
Reviewer: 
Dorothea Hoffman

Hoffman on Chen, 'Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics'

Li Chen. Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 416 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-17374-2.

Reviewed by Dorothea Hoffman (Appalachian State University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Julia Phillips Cohen
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Cohen, 'Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era'

Julia Phillips Cohen. Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-934040-8.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham) Published on H-Empire (June, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
David Stevens
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Stice

Stice on Stevens, 'In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One'

David Stevens. In All Respects Ready: Australia's Navy in World War One. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. xiv + 469 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-557858-4.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Stice (Palm Beach Atlantic University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Stephanie Olsen
Reviewer: 
Richard Fulton

Fulton on Olsen, 'Childhood, Youth and Emotions in Modern History: National, Colonial and Global Perspectives'

Stephanie Olsen. Childhood, Youth and Emotions in Modern History: National, Colonial and Global Perspectives. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 280 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-48483-3.

Reviewed by Richard Fulton (Washington State University) Published on H-Empire (June, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Angela Thompsell
Reviewer: 
Toby Harper

Harper on Thompsell, 'Hunting Africa: British Sport, African Knowledge and the Nature of Empire'

Angela Thompsell. Hunting Africa: British Sport, African Knowledge and the Nature of Empire. Britain and the World Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. 229 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-49442-9; $79.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-137-49443-6.

Reviewed by Toby Harper (Providence College) Published on H-Empire (May, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Great White Hunter in the Sights

Author: 
Karine V. Walther
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Walther, 'Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921'

Karine V. Walther. Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 480 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-2539-3.

Reviewed by Oliver Charbonneau (University of Western Ontario) Published on H-Empire (May, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jenny MacLeod
Reviewer: 
Richard Fulton

Fulton on MacLeod, 'Gallipoli'

Jenny MacLeod. Gallipoli. Great Battles Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. 256 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964487-2.

Reviewed by Richard Fulton (Independent Scholar) Published on H-Empire (April, 2016) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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