Reviews

Author: 
Donald A. Yerxa, ed.
Reviewer: 
Toby Harper

Harper on Yerxa, 'British Abolitionism and the Question of Moral Progress in History'

Donald A. Yerxa, ed. British Abolitionism and the Question of Moral Progress in History. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2012. vi + 286 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-015-3.

Reviewed by Toby Harper (Columbia University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Moral Progress without Empire

Author: 
Rick Baldoz
Reviewer: 
Stephanie Hinnershitz-Hutchinson

Hinnershitz-Hutchinson on Baldoz, 'The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946'

Rick Baldoz. The Third Asiatic Invasion: Empire and Migration in Filipino America, 1898-1946. New York: New York University Press, 2011. viii + 301 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-9108-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-9109-7.

Reviewed by Stephanie Hinnershitz-Hutchinson (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (May, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
David French
Reviewer: 
Brian Drohan

Drohan on French, 'Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971'

David French. Army, Empire, and Cold War: The British Army and Military Policy, 1945-1971. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. x + 335 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-954823-1.

Reviewed by Brian Drohan (University of North Carolina Chapel Hill) Published on H-Empire (May, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Benjamin Claude Brower
Reviewer: 
Matthew Lauzon

Lauzon on Brower, 'A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of France's Empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902'

Benjamin Claude Brower. A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of France's Empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. 480 pp. $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-15493-2.

Reviewed by Matthew Lauzon Published on H-Empire (April, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

French Colonial Expansion and Violence in the Algerian Sahara

Author: 
Karen M. Kern
Reviewer: 
Denise Jenison

Jenison on Kern, 'Imperial Citizen: Marriage and Citizenship in the Ottoman Frontier Provinces of Iraq'

Karen M. Kern. Imperial Citizen: Marriage and Citizenship in the Ottoman Frontier Provinces of Iraq. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2011. xiv + 186 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3285-6.

Reviewed by Denise Jenison (Kent State University) Published on H-Empire (March, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Marriage in the Service of Empire

Author: 
Giordano Nanni
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Anuik

Anuik on Nanni, 'The Colonisation of Time: Ritual, Routine and Resistance in the British Empire'

Giordano Nanni. The Colonisation of Time: Ritual, Routine and Resistance in the British Empire. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012. xviii + 254 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8271-9.

Reviewed by Jonathan Anuik (University of Alberta) Published on H-Empire (February, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
F. K. Prochaska
Reviewer: 
Patrick M. Kirkwood

Kirkwood on Prochaska, 'Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion'

F. K. Prochaska. Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. vii + 169 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964061-4.

Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Central Michigan University) Published on H-Empire (February, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Peter Sarris
Reviewer: 
Joseph Frechette

Frechette on Sarris, 'Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700'

Peter Sarris. Empires of Faith: The Fall of Rome to the Rise of Islam, 500-700. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xi + 428 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-926126-0.

Reviewed by Joseph Frechette (University of Maryland) Published on H-Empire (February, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Rome and Its Successors

Author: 
Matthew G. Stanard
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Stice

Stice on Stanard, 'Selling the Congo: A History of European Pro-Empire Propaganda and the Making of Belgian Imperialism'

Matthew G. Stanard. Selling the Congo: A History of European Pro-Empire Propaganda and the Making of Belgian Imperialism. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2011. 387 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8032-3777-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Stice (Palm Beach Atlantic University) Published on H-Empire (January, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Robert Trent Vinson
Reviewer: 
Paul Landau

Landau on Vinson, 'The Americans Are Coming! Dreams of African American Liberation in Segregationist South Africa'

Robert Trent Vinson. The Americans Are Coming! Dreams of African American Liberation in Segregationist South Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2012. xv + 235 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1986-1.

Reviewed by Paul Landau (University of Maryland and Fellow, University of Johannesburg) Published on H-Empire (January, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Paul S. Landau
Reviewer: 
Edward Cavanagh

Cavanagh on Landau, 'Popular Politics in the History of South Africa, 1400-1948'

Paul S. Landau. Popular Politics in the History of South Africa, 1400-1948. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010. xvi + 300 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19603-1.

Reviewed by Edward Cavanagh (University of Ottawa) Published on H-Empire (January, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Mariza de Carvalho Soares
Reviewer: 
Carolyne Ryan

Ryan on Soares, 'People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro'

Mariza de Carvalho Soares. People of Faith: Slavery and African Catholics in Eighteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. Illustrations. xiii + 321 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5023-1; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5040-8.

Reviewed by Carolyne Ryan (University of Wyoming) Published on H-Empire (January, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jason M. Colby
Reviewer: 
Carolyne Ryan

Ryan on Colby, 'The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America'

Jason M. Colby. The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. xi + 274 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4915-4.

Reviewed by Carolyne Ryan (University of Wyoming) Published on H-Empire (November, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jean Andreau, Raymond Descat
Reviewer: 
T.E. Rihll

Rihll on Andreau and Descat, 'The Slave in Greece and Rome'

Jean Andreau, Raymond Descat. The Slave in Greece and Rome. Translated by Marion Leopold. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2011. 198 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-28374-2.

Reviewed by T.E. Rihll (Swansea University) Published on H-Empire (November, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Rihll on Andreau and Descat

Author: 
Caroline Frank
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Marshall

Marshall on Frank, 'Objectifying China, Imagining America: Chinese Commodities in Early America'

Caroline Frank. Objectifying China, Imagining America: Chinese Commodities in Early America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. xiii + 257 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-26027-3; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-26028-0.

Reviewed by Jennifer Marshall (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) Published on H-Empire (November, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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