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“Making a Great Profit”: Historical Imagination and the Opium Trade

A discussion of teaching the opium trade to understand the different ways opium shaped the nineteenth century.

“Making a Great Profit”: Historical Imagination and the Opium Trade
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“Ruined and Plundered and Burned”: Historical Imagination, Lascars, and the Portuguese Arrival in the Indian Ocean

A discussion of teaching the arrival of the Portuguese in the Indian Ocean from the perspective of local sailors.

“Ruined and Plundered and Burned”: Historical Imagination, Lascars, and the Portuguese Arrival in the Indian Ocean
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An Elephant in Belgrade: The Ottoman Empire as an Afroeurasian Empire in the Sixteenth Century

A discussion of teaching the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century as an Afroeurasia empire using an image from the Süleymanname.

An Elephant in Belgrade: The Ottoman Empire as an Afroeurasian Empire in the Sixteenth Century
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“We Cannot Reckon How Great the Damage Is”: Origins of the Transatlantic Slave System, c.1450 - c.1650

Discussion of how to teach the origins of the transatlantic slave system with a focus on understanding the different regional and global consequences

“We Cannot Reckon How Great the Damage Is”: Origins of the Transatlantic Slave System, c.1450 - c.1650