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Monthly Post

Monthly post published on the fifteenth of the month that introduces the theme for the month.

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“They Forge Their Own Iron Work”: The Transatlantic Slave System, African Iron Working, the Industrial Revolution, and Reflecting on Our Work

Discussion of teaching the African influences on the Industrial Revolution

“They Forge Their Own Iron Work”: The Transatlantic Slave System, African Iron Working, the Industrial Revolution, and Reflecting on Our Work
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“Hebrew with an Arabic Accent”: Teaching Israeli and Palestinian Shared History with Short Stories

Discussion of using short stories to teach twentieth century Israeli and Palestinian history

“Hebrew with an Arabic Accent”: Teaching Israeli and Palestinian Shared History with Short Stories
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“Identity is Always Complex”: Teaching the Shared Histories of Israelis and Palestinians

Discussion of how to move beyond teaching the Israeli and Palestinian conflict and instead teach the shared histories of Palestinians and Israelis from a world-historical perspective

“Identity is Always Complex”: Teaching the Shared Histories of Israelis and Palestinians
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“A Time for Telling”: Lectures and Narratives in a Decolonized History Course

Discussion of how we can use lectures in world history classes with a focus on the Atlantic Revolutions

“A Time for Telling”: Lectures and Narratives in a Decolonized History Course
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“Write Me a Letter Every Week”: Afroeurasian Trade and Integrating Jews into World History

Discussion of integrating Jewish history into world history with an emphasis on Jewish participation in Afroeurasian trade

“Write Me a Letter Every Week”: Afroeurasian Trade and Integrating Jews into World History
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“The Outbreak of the Present War”: Decolonization During and After the Second World War

Discussion of teaching decolonization’s connections to the Second World War and the Cold War

“The Outbreak of the Present War”: Decolonization During and After the Second World War
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“Colonialism in all its Manifestations is an Evil”: Teaching Decolonization, 1914 to Present

Discussion of how to teach decolonization in world history courses and centering the agency of colonized peoples

“Colonialism in all its Manifestations is an Evil”: Teaching Decolonization, 1914 to Present
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“The Questions Were Asked by the Teachers”: Decolonizing Pedagogy in World History Classrooms

A discussion of the civilizing mission, colonial education, and how we decolonize our pedagogy.

“The Questions Were Asked by the Teachers”: Decolonizing Pedagogy in World History Classrooms
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“Workmen Constantly Employed”: Teaching Mass Production and Industrialization in the Long Nineteenth Century

A discussion of how to teach the nineteenth-century Industrial Revolution as a global process.

“Workmen Constantly Employed”: Teaching Mass Production and Industrialization in the Long Nineteenth Century
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“We Have Dared to be Free”: Teaching the Haitian Revolution

A discussion of how world history teachers can teach the Haitian Revolution to highlight its global significance and legacies.

“We Have Dared to be Free”: Teaching the Haitian Revolution