Breaking History Episode 6: Episode 6: Talking World History with Heather Streets-Salter

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Breaking History- A World History Podcast

Episode 6: Talking World History with Heather Streets-Salter

Join Northeastern Graduate students Bridget Keown and James Robinson as we join our department chair, Dr. Heather Streets-Salter, for a discussion on research and teaching of world history! We talk about Dr. Streets-Salter's path from American history to British Empire to Southeast Asian history. We also discuss world history teaching methods, research possibilities, and underresearched areas.

Books by Dr. Streets-Salter:
Martial Races: The Military, Martial Races, and Masculinity in British Imperial Culture, 1857-1914 (2004)
Traditions and Encounters: A Brief Global History(2006, 2009, 2012) with Jerry Bentley and Herb Ziegler.
Modern Imperialism and Colonialism: A Global Perspective(2010 and 2014) with Trevor Getz. 
She is completing a monograph entitled Beyond Empire: Southeast Asia and the World During the Great War

Novels Dr. Streets-Salter uses in teaching world history-
Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa by Mark Mathabane

Spider Eaters by Rae Yang

Other books mentioned in the podcast-
The Ottoman Road to War in 1914: The Ottoman Empire and the First World War(Cambridge Military Histories) by Mustafa Aksakal…from_search=true

The Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asia by Cemil Aydin…from_search=true

A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire by Sugata Bose…from_search=true

Empires at War: 1911-1923 (The Greater War) by Robert Gerwarth (Editor), Erez Manela (Editor)…from_search=true

Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World by John Robert McNeill…from_search=true

The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia by Donald R. Wright…from_search=true

World History Association annual conference, happening now in Ghent:…ghent-conference/

Brought to you by the Northeastern Graduate History Association
Sound editing: Beka Bryer
Produced: Dan Squizzero

Music by Kieran Legg

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