“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.
A discussion of how to teach European imperialism between 1840 and 1880.
A discussion of how to teach the causes of New Imperialism using primary sources.
A discussion of how to teach New Imperialism in world history courses and centering the voices of colonized people.
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