“Use Their Institutions to Promote Their Own Interests”: Competing Global Visions from 1975 to 1991
A discussion of how we can teach the end of the Cold War and the last decades of the twentieth century in world history.
Monthly Digest: May 2023
Monthly Digest for May 2023
“Tightly Bound in Spirt”: Vietnamese Anticolonialism in the 1930s
An example of Vietnamese anticolonialism against French rule from 1937.
“Militant Unity and Solidarity”: Cuba, North Korea, and the Cold War
Discussion of the Cuban-North Korean relationship in the 1970s as a way to analyze the Cold War from a global perspective.
“Korea, like Cuba”: The Cold War Beyond the United and the Soviet Union
Discussion of the Cuban-North Korean relationship in the 1960s as a way to analyze the Cold War from a global perspective.
“Maintain Friendly Relations with All Countries”: Competing Global Visions from 1945 to 1975
A discussion of how to teach the Cold War as a global event with multiple visions for the world.
Beyond the Good War: Alternative Narratives for Teaching World War II
A discussion of how to teach World War II in world history courses by focusing on resources and extreme violence.
Mauling the British: Tipu Sultan, Mysore, and Resistance to British Imperialism in India
A visual primary source showing how Mysore resisted British imperialism in southern India in the second half of the eighteenth century
Monthly Digest: April 2023
Monthly Digest for April 2023
“All People Oppressed by Imperialism around the World”: Competing Global Visions in the Interwar Period, 1919-1939
A discussion of how to teach the 1920s and 1930s that explores competing ideologies, including anticolonialism.