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“British boxing versus Indian fisticuffs”: South Asia in the Era of New Imperialism, c.1860 - c.1940

A discussion of teaching British rule in India by focusing on stories on Indian resistance.

“British boxing versus Indian fisticuffs”: South Asia in the Era of New Imperialism, c.1860 - c.1940
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“The Invaders Will Know No Tranquility”: The Transition to New Imperialism, 1840-1880

A discussion of how to teach European imperialism between 1840 and 1880.

“The Invaders Will Know No Tranquility”: The Transition to New Imperialism, 1840-1880
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“Pilfering Our Resources”: Teaching the Causes of New Imperialism with Primary Sources

A discussion of how to teach the causes of New Imperialism using primary sources.

“Pilfering Our Resources”: Teaching the Causes of New Imperialism with Primary Sources
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“White Devils All Over Asia”: Teaching New Imperialism, c.1850 - c.1940

A discussion of how to teach New Imperialism in world history courses and centering the voices of colonized people.

“White Devils All Over Asia”: Teaching New Imperialism, c.1850 - c.1940
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Less Scrambling, More Reflecting: How We can better Teach about the European Colonization of Africa

Every year thousands of teachers of world history teach about the problematically-named “Scramble for Africa”, and many of them make use of a popular classroom simulation that seems to have originated in the 1990s, based on what some teachers have told me. I remember first seeing pictures of the activity

Less Scrambling, More Reflecting: How We can better Teach about the European Colonization of Africa