Reviews

Author: 
Tom Brooking, Eric Pawson
Reviewer: 
Toby Harper

Harper on Brooking and Pawson, 'Seeds of Empire: The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand'


Tom Brooking, Eric Pawson. Seeds of Empire: The Environmental Transformation of New Zealand. London: I.B. Tauris, 2011. 256 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-85771-920-1.

Reviewed by Toby Harper (Columbia University)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Growing Grass

Author: 
Bill Nasson
Reviewer: 
Scott Spencer

Spencer on Nasson, 'The War for South Africa: The Anglo-Boer War'


Bill Nasson. The War for South Africa: The Anglo-Boer War. Cape Town: NB Publishers: Tafelberg, 2010. 352 pp. + 16 pp. of plates. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-624-04809-1.

Reviewed by Scott Spencer (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Jeremy Black
Reviewer: 
Andrew Keating

Keating on Black, 'The Great War and the Making of the Modern World'


Jeremy Black. The Great War and the Making of the Modern World. London: Continuum, 2011. xv + 337 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8264-4093-8.

Reviewed by Andrew Keating (University of California, Berkeley)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

No Longer A Mindless Slaughter: Revising the Great War

Author: 
Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell, A. G. Hopkins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Angela Thompsell

Thompsell on Falola and Brownell and Hopkins, 'Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins'


Toyin Falola, Emily Brownell, A. G. Hopkins, eds. Africa, Empire and Globalization: Essays in Honor of A. G. Hopkins. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2011. xxiv + 657 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59460-915-2.

Reviewed by Angela Thompsell (The College at Brockport, SUNY)
Published on H-Empire (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Theodore Koditschek
Reviewer: 
Bernard Porter

Porter on Koditschek, 'Liberalism, Imperialism, and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-Century Visions of a Greater Britain'


Theodore Koditschek. Liberalism, Imperialism, and the Historical Imagination: Nineteenth-Century Visions of a Greater Britain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 368 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76791-0.

Reviewed by Bernard Porter (University of Newcastle)
Published on H-Empire (December, 2011)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Sarah D. Shields
Reviewer: 
David Getman

Getman on Shields, 'Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II'


Sarah D. Shields. Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xi + 306 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539331-6.

Reviewed by David Getman (Rice University)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2011)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Philip J. Stern
Reviewer: 
Ilya Vinkovetsky

Vinkovetsky on Stern, 'The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India'


Philip J. Stern. The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 300 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539373-6; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-993036-4.

Reviewed by Ilya Vinkovetsky (Simon Fraser University)
Published on H-Empire (November, 2011)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Author: 
Hilary M. Carey
Reviewer: 
David Lindenfeld

Lindenfeld on Carey, 'God’s Empire: Religion and Colonialism in the British World, c.1801–1908'


Hilary M. Carey. God’s Empire: Religion and Colonialism in the British World, c.1801–1908. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 446 S. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-19410-5.

Reviewed by David Lindenfeld (Louisiana State University)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Ministering to Settler Colonists

Author: 
Nile Green
Reviewer: 
Fahad Bishara

Bishara on Green, 'Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915'


Nile Green. Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011. xvi + 327 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76924-2.

Reviewed by Fahad Bishara (Duke University)
Published on H-Empire (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Indian Islam in the Age of Industry

Author: 
Ilya Vinkovetsky
Reviewer: 
Matthew Romaniello

Romaniello on Vinkovetsky, 'Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867'


Ilya Vinkovetsky. Russian America: An Overseas Colony of a Continental Empire, 1804-1867. Oxford: [Wettingen], 2011. 272 S. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539128-2.

Reviewed by Matthew Romaniello (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Published on H-Empire (June, 2011)
Commissioned by Charles V. Reed

Meeting Russia’s American Frontier

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