“Tightly Bound in Spirt”: Vietnamese Anticolonialism in the 1930s
An example of Vietnamese anticolonialism against French rule from 1937.
“Complete and Immediate Independence for the Vietnamese People”: Vietnamese Anticolonialism in the 1920s and 1930s
An example of Vietnamese anticolonialism against French rule from 1926
Monthly Digest: March 2023
Monthly Digest for March 2023
“We Were Not Free”: American and Japanese Imperialism, c.1860 - c.1940
A discussion of how to teach American and Japanese imperialism using sources from the Philippines and Korea.
Monthly Digest: February 2023
Monthly Digest for February 2023.
“The European Makes Himself Ridiculous”: Teaching Southeast Asia in the Era of New Imperialism, c.1880 - c.1940
A discussion of teaching imperialism in Southeast Asia using case studies from Dutch East Indies, British Malaya, and French Indochina.
Stepping Out from Zheng He’s Shadow: World History, Ming China, and Greater East Asia in the Fifteenth Century
Most authors of world history textbooks and world history teachers seem to love the voyages of Zheng He. The treasure ships dwarfed all contemporary ships, the two main individuals (the Yongle Emperor and Admiral Zheng He) were larger than life characters, and there were African giraffes being mistaken for mythical