Reviews

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

Author: 
D. M. Leeson
Reviewer: 
Shane Nagle

Nagle on Leeson, 'The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence'


D. M. Leeson. The Black and Tans: British Police and Auxiliaries in the Irish War of Independence. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xvi + 294 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-959899-1.

Reviewed by Shane Nagle (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Published on H-Empire (October, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Matthew F. Jacobs
Reviewer: 
Richard Jackson

Jackson on Jacobs, 'Imagining the Middle East: The Building of an American Foreign Policy, 1918-1967'


Matthew F. Jacobs. Imagining the Middle East: The Building of an American Foreign Policy, 1918-1967. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. 317 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3488-6.

Reviewed by Richard Jackson (The National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper
Reviewer: 
Doug Leonard

Leonard on Burbank and Cooper, 'Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference'


Jane Burbank, Frederick Cooper. Empires in World History: Power and the Politics of Difference. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010. Maps, illustrations. 528 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-12708-8.

Reviewed by Doug Leonard (Duke University)
Published on H-Empire (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

An Imperial World

Author: 
Daniel Ingram
Reviewer: 
Bryan Rindfleisch

Rindfleisch on Ingram, 'Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America'


Daniel Ingram. Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2012. xiii + 257 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3797-4.

Reviewed by Bryan Rindfleisch (University of Oklahoma)
Published on H-Empire (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Deborah A. Thomas
Reviewer: 
Anne Rush

Rush on Thomas, 'Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica'


Deborah A. Thomas. Exceptional Violence: Embodied Citizenship in Transnational Jamaica. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011. xiii + 298 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5068-2; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5086-6.

Reviewed by Anne Rush (University of Maryland)
Published on H-Empire (August, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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