New Material for Teachers of American and African History: The Historical Cartography of Colonialism

New Material for Teachers of American and African History: The Historical Cartography of Colonialism

Recently developed digital technologies give researchers and teachers of history powerful tools to share new historical understandings.

  • Posted on: 21 November 2020
  • By: CCRA

A version of this is video was created on 20 November 2020 for broadcast on CCTV Channel 9 at 4:30 pm on Sunday, 22 November 2020.

This program is part of an ongoing series -- "EcoViews & News" (EV&N # 367) -- past editions of which can be accessed by clicking here. Further background information is available at "New Material for Teachers of American and African History: The Historical Cartography of Colonialism".

A YouTube version is available at: "New Material for Teachers of American and African History: The Historical Cartography of Colonialism”

A PDF of the supporting slides for this presentation -- with active hyperlinks to the sources discussed is available for reference use at: "Learning Under Lockdown: Some Tools & Tips for Online Learning About Africa & the World"

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