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Imperialism in North Africa: Newspaper, Hubertine Auclert

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From the middle of the 19th century on, European women settled in colonial empires in Asia and Africa in greater numbers. Some, even many, attempted to effect changes for the good of colonized women. One example of this in French Algeria was Hubertine Auclert, (1848-1914), the radical Parisian feminist writer and women’s suffrage activist. Auclert lived in Algeria from 1888 to 1892 and... Read More »

Imperialism in North Africa: Report, M. Coriat

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North Africa has long been home to ancient, diverse communities of Jews, originally from Spain, Italy, Palestine, or elsewhere. Many claim to have inhabited the area stretching from Morocco to Tunisia for nearly two millennia—since around 70 CE—although others trace their roots even farther back in time to the Punic or Carthaginian period (ca. 814-146 BCE). Traditionally, Morocco boasted a... Read More »

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In Motion: The African-American Migration Project

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In Motion: The African-American Migration Project portrays the history of 13 defining migrations that formed and transformed African Americans from the 16th century to the present.
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Internet Medieval Sourcebook

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The great advantage of this site is that primary sources have been assembled and categorized by a trained medievalist and active teacher, so that they are appropriate for a wide range of introductory history courses.
Detail of a photograph titled "General view of Granada incarceration camp" show rows of internment housing facilities

Japanese Incarceration Camps Sites

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One of the richest sites on this topic is the Denshō Website, which documents the lives of internees through text, photographs, maps, and video interviews with survivors.

Jean–Jacques Rousseau, Emile (1762)

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Rousseau was the most controversial and paradoxical of the writers of the Enlightenment. Born in Switzerland, he published important works on politics, music, and in Emile, education. He also wrote one of the most widely read novels of the century, Julie or the New Heloise. Although an advocate of new educational practices that emphasized the natural development of children’s abilities,... Read More »

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Jewish Women's Archive

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The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA), a national non-profit organization, seeks to collect and promote the 'extraordinary stories of Jewish women.'
Karlag Order

Karlag Order

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The Karlag camp document states that there were cases when camp inmates lacked a chance to get newspapers because some cultural and educational workers used newspapers for their own purposes. Newspapers were used instead of wallpaper or tablecloth.It is stressed that any unreasonable obstructions in delivering the newspapers to camp inmates would be punished severely.

Karlag Order No. 156

Karlag Order No. 156

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This Karlag camp document stresses the importance of cultural and educational activities which played a decisive role in reeducation of camp inmates. Thus, camp chiefs were given an order to increase the ranks of cultural and educational workers.

Karlag Order No. 62

Karlag Order No. 62

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The Karlag camp document provides statistical information regarding liquidation of illiteracy among camp inmates and orders to organize classes for illiterate and semiliterate camp inmates.

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