Reviews

Author: 
Margaret Werry
Reviewer: 
Matthew Phillips

Phillips on Werry, 'The Tourist State: Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand'

Margaret Werry. The Tourist State: Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. Illustrations, glossary. xxxix + 313 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8166-6605-8; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8166-6606-5.

Reviewed by Matthew Phillips (Kent State University) Published on H-Empire (September, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
David A. McMurray, Amanda Ufheil-Somers, eds.
Reviewer: 
Denise Jenison

Jenison on McMurray and Ufheil-Somers, 'The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on Militant Democracy in the Middle East'

David A. McMurray, Amanda Ufheil-Somers, eds. The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on Militant Democracy in the Middle East. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. ix + 260 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-00968-5; $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-00975-3.

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

The Roots of the Arab Spring

Author: 
John Crowley
Reviewer: 
John McAleer

McAleer on Crowley, 'Imperial Landscapes: Britain's Global Visual Culture, 1745-1820'

John Crowley. Imperial Landscapes: Britain's Global Visual Culture, 1745-1820. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. Illustrations. 320 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-17050-4.

Reviewed by John McAleer (University of Southampton) Published on H-Empire (August, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Lynette Russell
Reviewer: 
Vincent O'Malley

O'Malley on Russell, 'Roving Mariners: Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790-1870'

Lynette Russell. Roving Mariners: Australian Aboriginal Whalers and Sealers in the Southern Oceans, 1790-1870. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2012. xiv + 221 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-4423-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-4424-6.

Reviewed by Vincent O'Malley (HistoryWorks) Published on H-Empire (July, 2013) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Hybrid World of Whaling and Sealing

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

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