Amy Coombs

Research Interests

Economic and environmental history; the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions; coal transformation and oil acceleration; environmental and energy drivers of colonization and war; applied history; energy and agricultural economics; archival methods; paleography; digital humanities; geographic information systems (GIS).

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Michael Feeney

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, early modern Britain, empires and imperialism, history of the book, news media

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Carl E. Kubler

Research Interests

Social and economic history of late imperial and modern China; history of Sino-Western contact; global maritime history; intercultural communication and conflict; language and identity; history of education; children, childhood, and nationalism

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Zachary Leonard

Research Interests

British frontier ethnography; Muslim "fanaticism"; Indian princely states; Indian reform movements; colonial political economy; Victorian international law; colonial anxiety and nostalgia

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