Reviews

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

Mutable Content, Durable Institutions: Reconceptualizing the "Public" in Prewar Japanese Museums

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

Ideology and the Longevity of the Chinese Empire

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

Author: 
Eric Allina
Reviewer: 
Chau J. Kelly

Kelly on Allina, 'Slavery by Any Other Name: African Life under Company Rule in Colonial Mozambique'

Eric Allina. Slavery by Any Other Name: African Life under Company Rule in Colonial Mozambique. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012. xiii + 255 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3272-9.

Reviewed by Chau J. Kelly (University of North Florida) Published on H-Empire (May, 2014) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Poverty of Empire and Forced Labor

Author: 
Michael H. Fisher
Reviewer: 
Stephen Jackson

Jackson on Fisher, 'Migration: A World History'

Michael H. Fisher. Migration: A World History. The New Oxford World History Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. xiii + 149 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-976433-4; $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-976434-1.

Reviewed by Stephen Jackson (University of Sioux Falls) Published on H-Empire (May, 2014) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Gordon Pirie
Reviewer: 
John McAleer

McAleer on Pirie, 'Cultures and Caricatures of British Imperial Aviation: Passengers, Pilots, Publicity'

Gordon Pirie. Cultures and Caricatures of British Imperial Aviation: Passengers, Pilots, Publicity. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. 256 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8682-3.

Reviewed by John McAleer (University of Southampton) Published on H-Empire (May, 2014) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jun Uchida
Reviewer: 
John Hennessey

Hennessey on Uchida, 'Brokers of Empire: Japanese Settler Colonialism in Korea, 1876-1945'

Jun Uchida. Brokers of Empire: Japanese Settler Colonialism in Korea, 1876-1945. Harvard East Asian Monographs Series. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011. xvi + 481 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06253-5.

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

Author: 
Ann Fabian
Reviewer: 
Sean Harvey

Harvey on Fabian, 'The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America's Unburied Dead'

Ann Fabian. The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America's Unburied Dead. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. xi + 270 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-23349-9.

Reviewed by Sean Harvey (Seton Hall University) Published on H-Empire (April, 2014) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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