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Volume 18 • Number 3

October/November 2021

Brief Summary of the Issue
Marc Jason Gilbert

FORUM: Empires

Guest Editor, Joseph M. Snyder


Introduction to the Forum
Joseph M. Snyder
City Planning, Social Progress, Colony, and Metropole: Expanding the Learning of U.S. History via Introducing the 1905 City Plan for Manila, the Philippines
Ian Morley
Bringing Japan’s Imperial Vision into the Classroom by Employing a Japanese Illustrated Map of the World, 1932: An Exercise in Understanding World History through Politicized Map-Making
Masako Racel
Empires and Diversity: Inclusion and Control in Roman, Mughal, and Ottoman Polity
Jason Freitag
Recovering Local Agency and Technology in the Trans-Roman-Deccani Trade
Baishali Ghosh
Literature as Mirror of Empire: Examining the Dialectic Between Narrative Forms and Contemporary English and British Imperialism for the World History Classroom, from The Tempest to Heart of Darkness
Joseph M. Snyder
The Case of the German Protectorate of Wituland: Reflections on Teaching the History of Empires in Conflict and Cooperation in East Africa
Moritz Pöllath
Empires, Corporations and the Second Scramble for Africa
Dominic Alessio and Wesley B. Renfro

An Interview with a World Historian

The subject of this occasional feature is Trevor R. Getz, author of Abina and the Important Men and the OER World History Project
Marc Jason Gilbert

Individual Articles

Reflections on Teaching Tenth Graders in Student-Centered, Academically Rigorous, and Comparative World History Coursese
James A. Diskant
World History and Future Studies
Rick Szostak

Book Reviews

Daniel Laqua, Wouter Van Acker, and Christophe Verbruggen, Editors. International Organizations and Global Civil Society: Histories of the Union of International Associations. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.
Michael Clinton
Valerie Hansen, The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World—and Globalization Began. New York: Scribner, 2020.
Michael Laver
Florian Bieber, Debating Nationalism: The Global Spread of Nations. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020 and Nicola Miller, Republics of Knowledge: Nations of the Future in Latin America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2020.
Andrae M. Marak
Raoul Peck, dir. Exterminate All the Brutes. New York: HBO Documentary Films, 2021.
Michael G. Vann
Ussama Makdisi, Age of Coexistence: The Ecumenical Frame and the Making of the Modern Arab World. Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2019.
Andrew M. Wender


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