Reviews

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

Author: 
Michael H. Hunt, Steve Levine
Reviewer: 
Jingbin Wang

Wang on Hunt and Levine, 'Arc of Empire: America's Wars in Asia from the Philippines to Vietnam'

Michael H. Hunt, Steve Levine. Arc of Empire: America's Wars in Asia from the Philippines to Vietnam. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. 340 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3528-9.

Reviewed by Jingbin Wang (Elizabeth City State University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

The Unexceptional American Empire

Author: 
E. Natalie Rothman
Reviewer: 
Christine Isom-Verhaaren

Isom-Verhaaren on Rothman, 'Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul'

E. Natalie Rothman. Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012. Illustrations. xx + 323 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4907-9.

Reviewed by Christine Isom-Verhaaren (Benedictine University) Published on H-Empire (July, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Belonging in Venice, 1570-1670

Author: 
Matthew P. Romaniello
Reviewer: 
Gary Guadagnolo

Guadagnolo on Romaniello, 'The Elusive Empire: Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671'

Matthew P. Romaniello. The Elusive Empire: Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2012. xiii + 297 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-28514-2.

Reviewed by Gary Guadagnolo (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-Empire (July, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

A Long Path toward Empire in Russia

Author: 
Jason Stearns
Reviewer: 
Matthew G. Stanard

Stanard on Stearns, 'Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa'

Jason Stearns. Dancing in the Glory of Monsters: The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa. New York: PublicAffairs, 2012. 417 pp. $16.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61039-107-8.

Reviewed by Matthew G. Stanard (Berry College) Published on H-Empire (June, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

"Where elephants fight the grass is trampled"

Author: 
Ryan Johnson, Amna Khalid, eds.
Reviewer: 
James F. Stark

Stark on Johnson and Khalid, 'Public Health in the British Empire: Intermediaries, Subordinates, and the Practice of Public Health, 1850-1960'

Ryan Johnson, Amna Khalid, eds. Public Health in the British Empire: Intermediaries, Subordinates, and the Practice of Public Health, 1850-1960. New York: Routledge, 2011. 208 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-89041-0.

Reviewed by James F. Stark (University of Leeds) Published on H-Empire (May, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Public Health and Empire

Author: 
Timothy Stapleton
Reviewer: 
Patrick M. Kirkwood

Kirkwood on Stapleton, 'African Police and Soldiers in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1923-80'

Timothy Stapleton. African Police and Soldiers in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1923-80. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2011. xii + 313 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-380-5.

Reviewed by Patrick M. Kirkwood (Central Michigan University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Florencia E. Mallon, ed.
Reviewer: 
Chris Herbert

Herbert on Mallon, 'Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge, and Language in the Americas'

Florencia E. Mallon, ed. Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge, and Language in the Americas. Narrating Native Histories Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. vi + 262 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5137-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5152-8.

Reviewed by Chris Herbert (Grand Valley State University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Julian Go
Reviewer: 
Clara Altman

Altman on Julian Go, 'Patterns of Empire: The British and American Empires, 1688 to the Present'

Julian Go. Patterns of Empire: The British and American Empires, 1688 to the Present. New York: Cambridge, 2011. 302 pp. $28.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-60078-2.

Reviewed by Clara Altman (Brandeis University) Published on H-Empire (May, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Modern Imperial Formations and the End of American Exceptionalism

Author: 
Kariann Akemi Yokota
Reviewer: 
Lou Roper

Roper on Yokota, 'Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation'

Kariann Akemi Yokota. Unbecoming British: How Revolutionary America Became a Postcolonial Nation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii + 354 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539342-2.

Reviewed by Lou Roper (Dept. of History, State University of New York--New Paltz) Published on H-Empire (April, 2012) Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

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