Saturday Sources

Every Saturday, I post a short primary excerpt to Twitter and Facebook. Each source will be designed to highlight a lesser known primary source that will help teachers to decolonize their world history courses.


9 February: Marco Polo on Hangzhou

2 February: Francisca Senhorinha da Motta Diniz on Brazilian feminism

26 January: Martin Luther King’s “Beyond Vietnam” Speech

19 January: Filipino Resistance to Imperialism

12 January: Indian Rebellion of 1857 – (1)Azamgarh Proclamation (2)Rani of Jansi

5 January: African Resistance to European Imperialism


1 December: Ottoman victory over the Portuguese at Hormuz (1554)

24 November: Mirabai Poem (1500s)