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“Excessive Labor and Confinement”: Historical Imagination and the Urban Working Class

A discussion of teaching the Industrial Revolution to help students better understand how workers experienced industrialization.

“Excessive Labor and Confinement”: Historical Imagination and the Urban Working Class
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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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“Men so Heartless”: Historical Imagination and Potosí

A discussion of teaching the silver trade to understand the effects on Indigenous Americans better.

“Men so Heartless”: Historical Imagination and Potosí
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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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“The Principle of Self-Determination”: Historical Imagination and Indian Home Rule in 1919

A discussion of teaching about Indian Home Rule and the events of 1918 and 1919.

“The Principle of Self-Determination”: Historical Imagination and Indian Home Rule in 1919
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“Seventeen small jugs of soap”: Inviting Historical Imagination into the Classroom

A discussion of how to use creative essays in world history courses.

“Seventeen small jugs of soap”: Inviting Historical Imagination into the Classroom