Reviews

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

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

Author: 
Emma Christopher
Reviewer: 
Christienna Fryar

Fryar on Christopher, 'A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts after the American Revolution'


Emma Christopher. A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts after the American Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 448 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-978255-0.

Reviewed by Christienna Fryar (SUNY Buffalo State)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Vincent O'Malley
Reviewer: 
Richard N. Price

Price on O'Malley, 'The Meeting Place: Māori and Pākehā Encounters, 1642-1840'


Vincent O'Malley. The Meeting Place: Māori and Pākehā Encounters, 1642-1840. Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2012. 320 pp. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86940-594-6.

Reviewed by Richard N. Price (University of Maryland)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Price on O'Malley, The Meeting Place: Māori and Pākehā Encounters, 1642-1840

Author: 
David A. Wilson, Graeme Morton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Scott Spencer

Spencer on Wilson and Morton, 'Irish and Scottish Encounters with Indigenous Peoples: Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia'


David A. Wilson, Graeme Morton, eds. Irish and Scottish Encounters with Indigenous Peoples: Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia. Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013. 389 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4151-1.

Reviewed by Scott Spencer (Tufts University)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Pushing Aside the Natives

Author: 
Dave St Aubyn Gosse
Reviewer: 
Dionna Richardson

Richardson on Gosse, 'Abolition and Plantation Management in Jamaica: 1807-1838'


Dave St Aubyn Gosse. Abolition and Plantation Management in Jamaica: 1807-1838. Jamaica: University Of West Indies Press, 2012. 248 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-976-640-269-3.

Reviewed by Dionna Richardson (The University of Akron)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Bad Management: The Many Costs of Ignorance and Oversight

Author: 
David Sunderland
Reviewer: 
Sumit Guha

Guha on Sunderland, 'Financing the Raj: the City of London and Colonial India, 1858-1940'


David Sunderland. Financing the Raj: the City of London and Colonial India, 1858-1940. Woodbridge: Boydell, 2013. viii + 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-84383-795-4.

Reviewed by Sumit Guha (The University of Texas at Austin)
Published on H-Empire (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Guha on Sunderland, Financing the Raj: the City of London and Colonial India, 1858-1940

Author: 
Elizabeth Sinn
Reviewer: 
Mathew Brundage

Brundage on Sinn, 'Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong'


Elizabeth Sinn. Pacific Crossing: California Gold, Chinese Migration, and the Making of Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2013. xviii + 454 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-988-8139-71-2.

Reviewed by Mathew Brundage (Kent State University)
Published on H-Empire (February, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Relocation and Reexamination: Hong Kong and the “Pacific World”

Author: 
David Igler
Reviewer: 
Ronald Schultz

Schultz on Igler, 'The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush'


David Igler. The Great Ocean: Pacific Worlds from Captain Cook to the Gold Rush. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. 255 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-991495-1.

Reviewed by Ronald Schultz (University of Wyoming)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Bright Lights and Shadows in the Eastern Pacific

Author: 
Owen White, J. P. Daughton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elise Franklin

Franklin on White and Daughton, 'In God's Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World'


Owen White, J. P. Daughton, eds. In God's Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. xi + 324 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539644-7.

Reviewed by Elise Franklin (Boston College)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A Mission to Moralize? French Missionaries in the Empire and Beyond

Author: 
Michelle Marchetti Coughlin
Reviewer: 
Liberty Sproat

Sproat on Coughlin, 'One Colonial Woman's World: The Life and Writings of Mehetabel Chandler Coit'


Michelle Marchetti Coughlin. One Colonial Woman's World: The Life and Writings of Mehetabel Chandler Coit. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. xxvii + 255 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-966-9; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-967-6.

Reviewed by Liberty Sproat (History, Purdue University)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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