Reviews

Author: 
Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
Reviewer: 
Gregg French

French on Cobbs Hoffman, 'American Umpire'


Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman. American Umpire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. 442 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05547-6.

Reviewed by Gregg French (Western University)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Reinforcing American Exceptionalism in an Era of Multipolarity

Author: 
Janet L. Polasky
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Polasky, 'Revolutions without Borders'


Janet L. Polasky. Revolutions without Borders. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015. 392 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-20894-8.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Itinerant Revolutionaries and Transnational Revolutions in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World

Author: 
Takashi Fujitani
Reviewer: 
John Hennessey

Hennessey on Fujitani, 'Race for Empire: Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II'


Takashi Fujitani. Race for Empire: Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013. 520 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-28021-2.

Reviewed by John Hennessey (Linnaeus University)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A Tale of Two Biopolitical Regimes: The Mutually Constitutive Politics of Inclusion in Wartime Japan and America

Author: 
Philip J. Stern, Carl Wennerlind, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Stern and Wennerlind, 'Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire'


Philip J. Stern, Carl Wennerlind, eds. Mercantilism Reimagined: Political Economy in Early Modern Britain and Its Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. ix + 404 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-998853-2.

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

Author: 
Kojin Karatani
Reviewer: 
Gemma Masson

Masson on Karatani, 'The Structure of World History: From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange'


Kojin Karatani. The Structure of World History: From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange. Translated by Michael K. Bourdaghs. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014. xxi + 352 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5676-9; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5665-3.

Reviewed by Gemma Masson (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Ann Laura Stoler, ed.
Reviewer: 
Ronald Schultz

Schultz on Stoler, 'Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination'


Ann Laura Stoler, ed. Imperial Debris: On Ruins and Ruination. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. 384 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5348-5; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5361-4.

Reviewed by Ronald Schultz (University of Wyoming)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2015)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Gabriel Paquette
Reviewer: 
Rainer Buschmann

Buschmann on Paquette, 'Imperial Portugal in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions: The Luso-Brazilian World, c. 1770-1850'


Gabriel Paquette. Imperial Portugal in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions: The Luso-Brazilian World, c. 1770-1850. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 466 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02897-5.

Reviewed by Rainer Buschmann (California State University Channel Islands)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A History of the Southern Atlantic World

Author: 
Jeffrey Glover
Reviewer: 
Lou Roper

Roper on Glover, 'Paper Sovereigns: Anglo-Native Treaties and the Law of Nations, 1604-1664'


Jeffrey Glover. Paper Sovereigns: Anglo-Native Treaties and the Law of Nations, 1604-1664. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. viii + 312 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4596-7.

Reviewed by Lou Roper (Dept. of History, State University of New York--New Paltz)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Apprehending Sovereign Matters in Seventeenth-Century North America

Author: 
Dane Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Toby Harper

Harper on Kennedy, 'The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia'


Dane Kennedy. The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013. Illustrations. 368 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04847-8.

Reviewed by Toby Harper (Providence College)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Rough Terrain

Author: 
Peter Heather
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Heather, 'The Restoration of Rome: Barbarian Popes and Imperial Pretenders'


Peter Heather. The Restoration of Rome: Barbarian Popes and Imperial Pretenders. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 470 pp. Illustrations. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-936851-8.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command and University of Maryland, College Park)
Published on H-Empire (August, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Reestablishment of the Western Empire?

Author: 
Prakash Kumar
Reviewer: 
Darren Speece

Speece on Kumar, 'Indigo Plantations and Science in Colonial India'


Prakash Kumar. Indigo Plantations and Science in Colonial India. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 350 pp. $103.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-02325-3.

Reviewed by Darren Speece (Sidwell Friends School)
Published on H-Empire (August, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Noriko Aso
Reviewer: 
John Hennessey

Hennessey on Aso, 'Public Properties: Museums in Imperial Japan'


Noriko Aso. Public Properties: Museums in Imperial Japan. Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. 320 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5413-0; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5429-1.

Reviewed by John Hennessey (Linnaeus University)
Published on H-Empire (August, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Yuri Pines
Reviewer: 
Jingbin Wang

Wang on Pines, 'The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy'


Yuri Pines. The Everlasting Empire: The Political Culture of Ancient China and Its Imperial Legacy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. 248 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-13495-6.

Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Nico Slate
Reviewer: 
Hilary N. Green

Green on Slate, 'Colored Cosmopolitanism: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States and India'


Nico Slate. Colored Cosmopolitanism: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States and India. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. 344 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-05967-2.

Reviewed by Hilary N. Green (University of Alabama)
Published on H-Empire (July, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
John D'Emilio, Estelle B. Freedman
Reviewer: 
Chris Herbert

Herbert on D'Emilio and Freedman, 'Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America'


John D'Emilio, Estelle B. Freedman. Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America. Third edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. xix + 476 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-92380-2; $25.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-226-92381-9.

Reviewed by Chris Herbert (Columbia Basin College)
Published on H-Empire (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Anything Goes? Charting and Explaining Changes in American Sexuality

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