The Maya City

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Russia: Revolution and Beyond

 

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Victory Day: How The Soviet Union Beat the Nazis and Why You Didn’t Know It

 

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Bartolomé de Las Casas and the Atrocities of the Spanish Conquistadors

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The Americas: A Free, Open Textbook in Progress

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For educators: Create an illustrated glossary of Nahuatl/English loan words

When you’re teaching from many textbooks, it’s easy to think of native societies as “the other” – the Aztec are conquered and swept aside, if they’re mentioned at all, and they appear from the perspective of their conquerors.  They didn’t even call themselves the Aztec, for that matter – they referred to themselves as the Mexica, a name lent to the modern nation, and often excluded from your textbooks to prevent confusion between the two among students.   Continue reading “For educators: Create an illustrated glossary of Nahuatl/English loan words”