Tag Archives: Empire

Empire and Scientific Survey in Puerto Rico

A review of American Empire and the Scientific Survey of Puerto Rico, by Darryl E. Brock. This dissertation skillfully examines the intersection of imperialism and…

Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet

Qing Colonial Legal Culture in Amdo Tibet An earlier version of this article was published at the International Society for Chinese Law and History In…

Panama As Crossroads of Empire & Crime

A review of Illicit Nation: State, Empire, and Illegality on the Isthmus of Panama, by Matthew Scalena.   “When you hit a rock with an…

The Qing Invention of Nature

A review of: The Qing Invention of Nature: Environment, Identity in Northeast China and Mongolia, 1750-1850 by Jonathan Schlesinger. For Western travelers in the 19th…