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Selected recent publications:

'Global History and Microhistory' Past and Present Volume 242, Issue Supplement_14, November 2019

Michael Bycroft and Sven Dupré, eds., Gems in the Early Modern World: Materials, Knowledge, and Global Trade, 1450-1800, Palgrave McMillan, 2019.

Robert Fletcher, The Ghost of Namamugi: Charles Lenox Richardson and the Anglo-Satsuma War, Renaissance Books.

James Poskett, Materials of the Mind: Phrenology, Race, and the Global History of Science, 1815–1920 (University of Chicago Press, 2019),

Anna Ross, Beyond the Barricades: Government and State-Building in Post-Revolutionary Prussia, 1848-58 (Oxford: OUP, 2019)

Katayoun Shafiee, Machineries of Oil: An Infrastructural History of BP in Iran, (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2018).

Publications since 2017:

Anderson, David and Daniel Branch, eds., Allies at the End of Empire: Loyalists, Nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76 (Routledge, 2017)

Anderson, David and Michael Bollig, eds., Resilience and Collapse in African Savannahs: Causes and Consequences of Environmental Change in Eastern Africa (Routledge, 2017)

Anderson, David M. ‘Mau Mau on trial: Dedan Kimathi’s prosecution and Kenya’s colonial justice.’ In Julie MacArthur (ed), Dedan Kimathi on Trial: Colonial Justice and Popular Memory in Kenya’s Mau Mau Rebellion, 233-257 (Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2017).

Anderson, David M. and Daniel Branch. ‘Allies at the end of empire: loyalists, nationalists and the Cold War, 1945-76.’ International History Review 39, i (2017): 1-13.

Anderson, David M. ‘Making the loyalist bargain: surrender, amnesty, and impunity in Kenya’s decolonization, 1952-63.’ International History Review 39, i (2017): 48-70.

Berg, Maxine, ‘Who Made Luxury: the Craft Economy between the Local and the Global’, in Shinobu Majima et al, ed., Consumption and Consumer Culture

Berg, Maxine, ‘A Different Point of View: Global Perspectives on Early Modern and Economic History,’ John Arnold, ed., History after Hobsbawm (Oxford University Press, 2018)

Berg, Maxine, ‘Asia-Europe Trade, the Demand for Asian Goods and Long-distance Shipping from the Indian Ocean and South China Sea’ in Gerard Le Bouedec, Oceanides (Boydell & Brewer, 2017).

Chen, Song-Chuan, Merchants of War and Peace: British Knowledge of China in the Making of the Opium War (HKUP, 2017)

Earle, Rebecca, ‘Promoting Potatoes in Eighteenth-Century Europe’, Eighteenth-Century Studies 51:2 (2018), 147-62.

Earle, Rebecca, ‘Food, Colonialism and the Quantum of Happiness’, History Workshop Journal 84 (2017), 170-93.

Earle, Rebecca, ‘Climate, Travel and Colonialism in the Early Modern World’, Governing the Environment in the Early Modern World: Theory and Practice, eds. Sara Miglietti and John Morgan, Routledge (Abingdon, 2017), 22-37.

Gerritsen, Anne and Christian de Vito, eds., Micro-Spatial Histories of Global Labour (Palgrave, 2017)

Gerritsen, Anne, Giorgio Riello, and Zoltan Biedermann, eds., Global Gifts: The Material Culture of Diplomacy in Early Modern Eurasia (CUP, 2018)

Riello, Giorgio, Luca Mola' and Dagmar Schaefer, eds., Threads of Global Desire: A Global History of Silk (Boydell & Brewer, 2018)

Riello, Giorgio, ‘Luxury or Commodity? The Success of Indian Cotton Cloth in the First Global Age’, in Karin Hofmeester and Bernd-Stefan Grewe, eds., Luxury in a Global Perspective: Commodities and Practices, 1600-2000 (Cambridge University Press, 2017), pp. 138-168.

Sarkar, Aditya, Trouble at the Mill: Factory Law and the Emergence of Labour Question in Late Nineteenth-Century Bombay (OUP, 2018)

Shaw, Claire, Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991 (Cornell, 2017)


Berg, Maxine et al., eds., Goods from the East, 1600-1800 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

Carruthers, Susan, The Good Occupation: Americans Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace (HUP, 2016)

Crouzet, Guillemette. Genèses du Moyen-Orient. Le Golfe Persique à l'âge des impérialismes (c. 1800-1914), Ceyzérieux, Champ Vallon, 2015.

Earle, Rebecca, 'The Pleasures of Taxonomy: Casta Paintings, Classification and Colonialism’, William & Mary Quarterly 73:3 (2016): 427-466.

Hodacs, Hanna, Silk and Tea in the North: Scandinavian Trade and the Market for Asian Goods in Eighteenth-Century Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Gottmann Felicia, Global Trade, Smuggling, and the Making of Economic Liberalism' Asian Textiles in France 1680-1760 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Gerritsen, Anne, 'A Damaged and Discarded Thing', in Adriana Craciun and Simon Schaffer, eds., The Material Cultures of Enlightenment Arts and Sciences. (Palgrave, 2016)

Gerritsen, Anne, ‘From Late Ming to High Qing (1550-1792)’, in Jeff Wasserstrom, ed., Oxford Illustrated History of China (Oxford University Press, 2016)

Riello, Giorgio, ‘Global Things: Europe's Early Modern Material Transformation’, in David Gaimster, Tara Hamling, and Catherine Richardson, eds., The Ashgate Research Companion to Material Culture in Early Modern Europe (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2016).

Riello, Giorgio, 'Cotton: The Making of a Modern Commodity', East Asian Journal of British History, 5/1 (2016), pp. 135-149.

Riello, Giorgio and Peter McNeil, Luxury: A Rich History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Riello, Giorgio, ‘Governing Innovation: The Political Economy of Textiles in the Eighteenth Century’, in Evelyn Welch, ed., Fashioning the Early Modern : Creativity and Innovation in Europe, 1500-1800 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Gerritsen, Anne, and Giorgio Riello (eds.), The Global Lives of Things: The Material Culture of Connections in the First Global Age (Routledge, 2016).goodsfromeastMB

Nierstrasz, Chris, Rivalry for Trade in Tea and Textiles: The English and Dutch East India companies (1700-1800) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

Fletcher, Robert, British Imperialism and ‘The Tribal Question’: Desert Administration and Nomadic Societies in the Middle East, 1919-1936 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)

Gerritsen, Anne, and Giorgio Riello (eds.), Writing Material Culture History (Bloomsbury, 2015). writingmaterialculture

Gerritsen, Anne, ‘Pieces of Porcelain History’, Review of The Porcelain Thief, in Times Literary Supplement (1 July 2015).

Lambert, David, ‘Naval suppression and the image of West Africa’ in Robert Burroughs and Richard Huzzey (eds), British Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Policies, Practices and Representations of Naval Coercion (Manchester University Press, 2015), pp. 146-165.

Lambert, David, ‘Master-horse-slave: Mobility, race and power in the British West Indies, c.1780-1838’, Slavery and Abolition

Cowling, Camillia, 'Como escrava e como mae: mulheres e abolicao em Havana e no Rio de Janeiro', in Tornando-se Livre: agentes historicos e lutas sociais no processo de abolicao, eds. Maria Helena P.T. Machado and Celso Thomas Castilho ( Editora da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 2015), pp. 143-166.

Gupta, Bishnu, ed., A New Economic History of Colonial India (Routledge, 2015)


Gerritsen A., ‘Invloed, imitatie, en de materiële kunst van de 17e en 18e eeuw’, Aziatische Kunst 43.3/4 (2013): 23-41.Gerr

Gerritsen A., ‘The global life of a soya bottle’, inaugural lecture, Leiden University 12/12/14.

Gerritsen A., ‘Merchants in 17th-century China’, in Jan van Campen and Titus Eliëns, eds., Chinese and Japanese Porcelains for the Dutch Golden Age (Zwolle: Waanders, 2014).

Prasannan Parthasarathi and Giorgio Riello, ‘The Indian Ocean in the Long Eighteenth Century’, Eighteenth-Century Studies, 47/4 (2014), pp. 1-19.

Berg, M., ed., Writing the History of the Global: Challenges for the Twenty-first Century (Oxford, Oxford University Press)

Gerritsen A., ‘Not "Them," but "Us"’, Response to the AHA Roundtable, entitled ‘It's a Small World After All’,online edition of Perspectives on History

Everill, B., Forthcoming: “Bridgeheads of Empire? Liberated African Missionaries in West Africa,” Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History

Everill, B., Abolition and Empire in Sierra Leone and Liberia (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

Everill, B., ed. (with J.Kaplan) The History and Practice of Humanitarian Aid and Intervention (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

Gottmann, F., ‘Intellectual History as Global History: Voltaire’s Fragments sur l’Inde and the Problem of Enlightened Commerce’, Studies in Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century.

Greer, K., “Untangling the Avian Imperial Archive: A Geographical Reflection” Antennae, special issue on Ethno-Ornithology.

Hodacs, H., “Scandinavian Chartered Companies,” in Oxford Bibliographies in Atlantic History, ed. Trevor Burnard (New York: Oxford University Press).

Nierstrasz, J. , In the Shadow of the Company: The Dutch East India Company (VOC) and its Servants in a Comparative Perspective (1740-1796) (Leiden: Brill – TANAP Series).

Riello, G., Global Cotton: How an Asian Fibre Changed the European Economy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).


Gerritsen A., 'Scales of a Local: The Place of Locality in a Globalizing World.’ In Douglas Northrop, ed., A Companion to World History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).

Gerritsen A., ‘Porcelain and the Material Culture of the Yuan Court (1279-1368).Journal of Early Modern History, Volume 16, Issue 3, pp241 – 273 (2012)

Earle, R., The Body of the Conquistador: Food, Race and the Colonial Experience in Spanish America, 1492-1700 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Everill, B., “‘Destiny Seems to Point Me to that Country’: African American Migration, Emigration, and Expansion,” Journal of Global History, 7/1, pp. 53-77.

Gerritsen, A. and S. McDowall, “Material Culture and the Other: European Encounters with Chinese Porcelain, ca. 1650-1800,” Journal of World History, 23/1, pp. 87-113.

Riello, G. (with P. Parthasarathi), “From India to the World: Cotton and Fashionability,” in Frank Trentmann, ed., Handbook of the History of Consumption (Oxford: Oxford University Press), pp. 145-170.


Bhambra, G., “Historical Sociology, Modernity, and Postcolonial Critique,” American Historical Review, 116/3, pp. 653-662.

Branch, D., Kenya: Between Hope and Despair, 1963-2011 (London and New Haven: Yale University Press).

Everill, B., “British West Africa or ‘The United States of Africa’? Imperial Pressures on the Transatlantic Antislavery Movement, 1839-1842,” Journal of Transatlantic Studies, 9/2, pp. 136-150.

Gerritsen, A., “Ceramics for Local and Global Markets: Jingdezhen’s Agora of Technologies,” in D. Schafer and F. Bray, eds., Cultures of Knowledge: Technology in Chinese History (Leiden), pp. 164 186.

Gupta, B., “Wages, Unions and Labour Productivity: Evidence from Indian Cotton Mills”, Economic History Review, 64/S1, pp. 76-98.

Hardiman, D., “Gandhi’s Global Legacy,” in J. M. Brown and A. Parel, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Gandhi (New York: Cambridge University Press), pp. 239-257.

Hodacs, H. “Linneans Outdoors: The Transformative Role of Studying Nature ‘On the Move’ and Outside,“ British Journal for the History of Science, 44/2, pp. 183-209.

Riello, G. (with G. Adamson and S. Teasley), eds., Global Design History (Basingstoke: Routledge).


Bhambra, G., “Historical Sociology, International Relations and Connected Histories,” Cambridge Review of International Affairs, 23/1, pp. 127-143.

Branch, D., “Footprints in the Sand: British Colonial Counterinsurgency and the War in Iraq,” Politics and Society, 38/1, pp. 15-34.

Earle, R., ‘‘If You Eat Their Food…’: Diets and Bodies in Early Colonial Spanish America,” American Historical Review, 115/3, pp. 688-713.

Earle, R., “European Cuisine and the Columbian Exchange: Introduction,” Food and History, 7/1, pp. 3-10.

Finn, M., “’Fictions’ d’empire: les réseaux de circulation des successions et des patrimonies dans la Bombay coloniale des années 1780,” Annales: Histoire, Sciences Sociales, 65/5, pp. 1175-1204.

Finn, M., “Anglo-Indian Lives in the Later Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 33/1, pp. 49-65.

Gupta, B. (with S. Broadberry), “The Historical Roots of India’s Service-Led Development: A sectoral Analysis of AngloIndian Productivity Differences, 1870-2000”, Explorations in Economic History, 47/3, pp. 264-278.

Gupta, B. (with D. Ma), “Europe in an Asian Mirror: The Great Divergence”, in S. Broadberry, and K. O’Rourke, eds., The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe, Volume 1: 1700-1870 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), pp. 264-285.

Hodacs, H. “In the Field: Exploring Nature with Carolus Linnaeus,” Endeavour, 34/2, pp. 45-49.

Lambert, D., “Black-Atlantic Counterfactualism: Speculating About Slavery and Its Aftermath,” Journal of Historical Geography, 36/3, pp. 286-296.

McFarlane, A. (with J. Elliott and S. Newman), “Revolutions! US and Spanish-American Independence Movements Compared,” in J. Elliott, S. Newman and A. McFarlane, Revolutions! US and Spanish American Independence Movements Compared (London: Eccles Centre for American Studies, British Library), pp.11-20.

Riello, G. (with P. McNeil), eds., The Fashion History Reader: Global Perspectives (Basingstoke: Routledge).

Riello, G. “Asian Knowledge and the Development of Calico Printing in Europe in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries,” Journal of Global History, 5/1, pp. 1-28.


Branch, D., Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya: Counterinsurgency, Civil War and Decolonisation (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press).

Finn, M., “Slaves out of Context: Domestic Slavery and the Anglo-Indian Family, c. 1780-1840,” Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 19 (2009), pp. 181-203.

Gerritsen, A., “Fragments of a Global Past: Ceramics Manufacture in Song-YuanMing Jingdezhen,” Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient, 52/1, pp. 117-152.

Greer, K., “Ornithology on ‘The Rock’: Territory, Fieldwork, and the Body in the Straits of Gibraltar in the Mid-Nineteenth Century,” Historical Geography, 37, pp. 26-52.

Gupta, B. (with S. Broadberry), “Lancashire, India and Shifting Competitive Advantage in Cotton Textiles, 1700-1850: The Neglected Role of Factor Prices,” Economic History Review, 62/2, pp. 279-305.

Gupta, B., “Competition and Control in the Market for Textiles: The Indian Weavers and the East India Company,” in G. Riello and T. Roy, eds., How India Clothed the World: The World of South Asian Textiles, 1500-1850 (Leiden: Brill), pp. 281-305.

McFarlane, A., “La caída de la monarquía española y la independencia ispanoamericana,” in M. Palacios, ed., Las independencias hispanoamericanas: Interpretaciones 200 años después (Norma: Bogotá), pp. 31-59.

Riello, G. (with P. Parthasarathi) eds., The Spinning World: A Global History of Cotton Textiles, 1200-1850 (Oxford: Oxford University Press; PB 2011; Indian Edition 2012).

Riello, G. (with T. Roy), eds., How India Clothed the World: The World of South Asian Textiles, 1500-1850 (Leiden: Brill).


Berg, M., “From Global History to Globalization,” History Workshop Journal, 64/1, pp. 335-340.

Earle, R., The Return of the Native: Indians and Mythmaking in Spanish America, 1810-1930 (Durham NC: Duke University Press).

Greer, K., “Placing Colonial Ornithology: Imperial Ambiguities in Upper Canada, 1791-1841,” Scientia Canadensis 31/1-2, pp. 85–112.

Lambert, D., ”The ‘Glasgow King of Billingsgate’: James MacQueen and an Atlantic Proslavery Network,” Slavery and Abolition, 29/3, pp. 1-25.

Lambert, D., “An Atlantic World – Modernity, Colonialism and Slavery,” Cultural Geographies, 15/2, pp 271-280.

Riello, G. (with B. Lemire), “East and West: Textiles and Fashion in Early Modern Europe,” Journal of Social History, 41/4, pp. 887-916.


Berg, M., “Cargoes: the Trade in Luxuries from Asia to Europe,” in D. Cannadine, ed. Empire, the Sea and Global History: Britain’s Maritime World c.1760-c.1840 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan), pp. 60-71.

Berg, M., ed., Special issue edition of History of Science: “Reflections on Joel Mokyr’s The Gifts of Athena” 49/2.

Berg, M., “The Genesis of Useful Knowledge,” History of Science, 49/2, pp. 123-133.

Branch, D., “The Enemy Within: Loyalists and the War Against Mau Mau,” Journal of African History, 48/2, pp. 291-315.

Earle, R., “Nationalism and National Costume in Spanish America,” in Mina Roces and Louise Edwards, eds., The Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas (Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press), pp. 163-181.

Hodacs, H. (with K. Nyberg), Naturalhistoria på resande fot. Om att forska, undervisa och göra karriär i 1700-talets Sverige [Natural History on the Move. Exploration, Education and Advancement in 18th Century Sweden] (Lund: Nordic Academic Press), 264 pp.

Riello, G., “La globalisation de l’histoire globale: une question disputée,” Revue d’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine, 54/5, pp. 23-33.