Reviews

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

Author: 
Roy MacLaren
Reviewer: 
Jane McGaughey

McGaughey on MacLaren, 'Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948'


Roy MacLaren. Empire and Ireland: The Transatlantic Career of the Canadian Imperialist Hamar Greenwood, 1870-1948. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. 420 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4548-9.

Reviewed by Jane McGaughey (Concordia University)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Nicholas B. Dirks
Reviewer: 
Joan Gaughan

Gaughan on Dirks, 'Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India'


Nicholas B. Dirks. Autobiography of an Archive: A Scholar's Passage to India. Cultures of History Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. 400 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16967-7; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16966-0; $29.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-231-53851-0.

Reviewed by Joan Gaughan (Independent scholar)
Published on H-Empire (March, 2016)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Wolfgang Reinhard, ed.
Reviewer: 
Oliver Charbonneau

Charbonneau on Reinhard, 'Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750'


Wolfgang Reinhard, ed. Empires and Encounters, 1350-1750. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2015. 1168 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04719-8.

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

Author: 
Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Saccarelli and Varadarajan, 'Imperialism Past and Present'


Emanuele Saccarelli, Latha Varadarajan. Imperialism Past and Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015. 202 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-939789-1.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College)
Published on H-Empire (December, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Walter Johnson
Reviewer: 
Hilary N. Green

Green on Johnson, 'River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom'


Walter Johnson. River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. 560 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04555-2.

Reviewed by Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds, eds.
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on Darian-Smith and Edmonds, 'Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim'


Kate Darian-Smith, Penelope Edmonds, eds. Conciliation on Colonial Frontiers: Conflict, Performance, and Commemoration in Australia and the Pacific Rim. New York: Routledge, 2015. 270 pp. $145.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-74430-0.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Tony Ballantyne
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Ballantyne, 'Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Māori, and the Question of the Body'


Tony Ballantyne. Entanglements of Empire: Missionaries, Māori, and the Question of the Body. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. 376 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5826-8; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5817-6.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Edward A. Alpers
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Alpers, 'The Indian Ocean in World History'


Edward A. Alpers. The Indian Ocean in World History. New Oxford World History Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Illustrations, maps. 172 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-533787-7; $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-516593-7.

Reviewed by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jim Tomlinson
Reviewer: 
Timothy Forest

Forest on Tomlinson, 'Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939'


Jim Tomlinson. Dundee and the Empire: 'Juteopolis' 1850-1939. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014. 233 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-8615-5.

Reviewed by Timothy Forest (University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A Local Analysis of an Imperial Dilemma: The Rise and Fall of Jute, Dundee, and the British Empire, 1850-1939

Author: 
John Patrick Walsh
Reviewer: 
Christienna Fryar

Fryar on Walsh, 'Free and French in the Caribbean: Toussaint Louverture, Aimé Césaire, and Narratives of Loyal Opposition'


John Patrick Walsh. Free and French in the Caribbean: Toussaint Louverture, Aimé Césaire, and Narratives of Loyal Opposition. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. x + 193 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-00627-1; $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-00630-1.

Reviewed by Christienna Fryar (SUNY Buffalo State)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Limits of French Republican Imperialism

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