Liberating Narratives is a weekly subscription newsletter helping world history teachers decolonize their classes. Each post explores how to teach specific historical topics and includes primary and secondary source excerpts, historical images, and maps. Bram Hubbell is the author. He can be found on Twitter and Mastodon.
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A discussion of how to teach the First World War using sources from India and the Middle East.
A discussion of how to teach World War II in world history courses by focusing on resources and extreme violence.
A discussion of how to teach New Imperialism in world history courses and centering the voices of colonized people.
A discussion of the challenges of teaching medieval West Africa in world history courses and how to use voice of the griots as a way to explore multiple perspectives/
“Indirect Ways of Expressing our Patriotism”: Centering Women in Teaching Anticolonialism in the 1920s and 1930s
Discussion of teaching women’s anticolonialism in the 1920s and 1930s
Monthly Digest for November 2023
Discussion of how Gandhi saw non-cooperation as a response to events of 1919 and 1920
Discussion of how to teach the various anticolonial strategies of 1920.
How to design the perfect history lesson
“All the Women of Cairo Would Have Taken Part”: Huda Sha’arawi and Egyptian Women’s Participation in the 1919 Revolution
Discussion of Huda Sha’arawi’s description of her participation in the Egyptian Revolution of 1919
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