Author: empi5100


The Gothic, Postcolonialism and Otherness

A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON A POWERFUL IDEA The Gothic, Postcolonialism and Otherness GHOSTS FROM ELSEWHERE Tabish Khair Interview by Punyashree Panda The Gothic mansion, home to an enduring fiction genre. From 1979’s “Fall of...


The Shape of Things to Come

SCIENCE FICTION AND ITS CONNECTION TO PAST EMPIRES The Shape of Things to Come Homo futuris and the Imperial Project Patricia Kerslake Introduction Thanks to Jack Kirby, we’re all science fiction readers now. Jack...


Mavericks of War

ALTERNATE ROUTES TO SUCCESS Mavericks of War The Unconventional, Unorthodox Innovators and Thinkers, Scholars, and Outsiders Who Mastered the Art of War Jason Ridler Emma Sky with American troops in Iraq Introduction In my...


The Generals

LEADERSHIP AND THE WAY WE FIGHT WARS American Military Command from World War II to Today THOMAS RICKS Introduction Much is written these days about teaching leadership. I’m not sure we know how to...


They Took The Words From Our Mouth!

LANGUAGE AS A COMPONENT OF EMPIRE Native Language, National Literature and Cultural Revitalization in Colonialism: Ireland As A Case Study Joe Reilly, Ph. D EDITOR’S INTRODUCTION The Irish language has been a focal point...


Machines as the Measure of Men

Professor Michael Adas’ interview and the review can serve as an introduction to the study of technology and the many ways it has changed us. The current generation of students needs an entry point into this most valuable field of study, never more vital than


The Metanarrative of Suspicion

Mistrust of authority has always existed, I’m sure, but it seems to have blossomed in the twentieth century (and become ubiquitous in the twenty-first century). In this idea-rich interview and in her scholarly book, The Metanarrative of Suspicion: in Late Twentieth Century America,