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American History, United States Geography, World History (The Modern Era), World History (Ancient & Medieval Eras), World at War (Understanding Conflict and Society), World Geography (understanding a changing world)

RESEARCH PROCESS

STEP ONE

1) How are you going to Collect and Organize your Information?

Data Collection Chart

STEP TWO

KEYWORDS/PHRASES: Imperialism, Colonialism, British Empire, British Raj 

OR BOOLEAN Searches (AND, OR, NOT):

India AND "British Raj", India AND "British Empire" India AND Colonialism etc.

2) Where are you going to find information?

Background Information

  • Encyclopedia Britannica

TIP:  Type in the country name eg. Kenya, on the left-hand side column, click on History, scroll down until you find information on colonization etc.

  • ABC-CLIO (Use one or multiple modules to find background information)

In-depth Information

  • Links to articles included in this guide
  • EBSCO
  • JSTOR
  • Books
  • Google Scholar

STEP THREE

3) How are you going to cite information?

  • If the database has the citation information already - copy and past it!
    • Enc. Britannica, EBSCO, JSTOR have citations in MLA format 
  • OR check out the citation CITATION page for help

STEP FOUR

4) Where can you find help on how to paraphrase?

GREAT BRITAIN

GREAT BRITAIN & BURMA

Canadian Friends of Burma

Britain's brutal record of imperialism in Burma

Burma & mineral resources

The British Colonial Period

How a Nation Is Exploited – The British Empire in Burma -1929

 

GREAT BRITAIN & CHINA

 

Harvard's Digital China

Opium Timeline

Small Planet - Spheres of Influence

Victorian Web- The Opium Wars

Columbia University - China & The West

China and the West - Internet Sourcebook

The Treaty of Nanking 1842

Primary source - Treaty of Nanjing

PBS - Opium Timeline

US Library of Congress - China
 

 

GREAT BRITAIN & EGYPT

 

Why GB Acquired Egypt in 1882

Britain, Egypt and the Suez Canal

The British Empire - Egypt

Why Britain Acquired Egypt

US Library of Congress - Egypt

 


GREAT BRITAIN & INDIA

 

UCLA: British India

South Asian History: From Trade to Colonialism

South Asian History: British Education policy in India

The Mutiny of 1857

India under the British - Internet Sourcebook

The Atlantic - 1857

BBC - Sepoy Rebellion

Kamat's Potpourri

The Economic and Social Impact of Colonial Rule in India

US Library of Congress - Country Study

 

GREAT BRITAIN & KENYA

African History Sourcebook

Smithsonian: African Voices

History World net Kenya

Maps of the World ‚Äč

GREAT BRITAIN & MALAYSIA

A Brief History of Malaysia

From Tin Town to Tower City

Malaysia Tourism

Things Asian

European Colonization in SE Asia

The Malayan Emergency

The Malayan Emergency (1948-1960)

Aftermath of the Emergency

US Country Study - Singapore

Overseas Chinese in Malaysia

 

GREAT BRITAIN & NIGERIA

 

African History Sourcebook

Smithsonian: African Voices

Nigeria - the Imperial Archive

Central Oregon Community College - African History Links

Nigeria - Library of Congress

BBC Nigeria Timeline

Origins of the Niger Mission

History of Nigeria

Nigeria - Colonial Economy 1860 - 1960

Media

BELGIUM, DUTCH, FRANCE, JAPAN

BELGIUM & CONGO

Positive Aspects of Colonial Rule

Longer Sources with Benefits of colonial rule

Religious Tolerance .Org

Africa: Belgian Colonies

NationMaster - Congo Free State

Brief History of Colonization of the Congo

Smithsonian: African Voices

African History Sourcebook

Central Oregon Community College: African History Links

WWW Virtual Library

The Atlantic- Excepts from the Journal of Henry Stanley

World Socialist Website

Genocide Studies - Yale

The Butcher of Congo

BBC - see links on the side

Africa - Internet Sourcebook

Africa: A Voyage of Discovery with Basil Davidson

 
DUTCH & INDONESIA
 

Asian Info.org - Indonesia Colonial History

Timeline of Indonesian History

Dutch East Indies - Photos

US Library of Congress Country Studies:  The Dutch in Indonesia

Beck: Indonesia and the Dutch 1800-1950

The VOC

Dutch and Indonesian


DUTCH/GREAT BRITAIN & SOUTH AFRICA

 

BBC Story of Africa

BBC - Timeline for South Africa Colonization

South African Travel Bureau's view of colonial history

Central Oregon Community College

Smithsonian: African Voices

African History Sourcebook

Dutch and British in South Africa

 

FRANCE & ALGERIA

 

"Imperialism In North Africa"

"The French in West Africa"

"Justification of French Colonialism

"The French in West Africa-UPenn"

"Arabization" US Country Studies

Library of Congress - Algeria

 

FRANCE & VIETNAM/LAOS/CAMBODIA

 

US Library of Congress - Vietnam

Jules Ferry, Speech Before the French Chamber of Deputies (1884)

BBC - End of French - Vietnam War
FRENCH COLONIALISM IN VIETNAM

The lessons of colonialism

 

JAPAN & CHINA

BBC - Japanese Expansion

Japanese militarism and expansion

Comparative Chart on Japanese War History

BBC - Long term effects China-Japan Relations

Flags of the World

BBC - Nanjing Massacre

Nanjing Massacre

Greater East Asian Co-Prosperity Sphere -

Japan Times - Sex Slavery

Tokyo Governor denies massacre 2012

Textbook  Accounts of Sino-Japanese War including "Rape of Nanjing"

Video - Japanese invasion 1937 - China in Revolution 6/10

Kita Ikki document  

Manchurian Incident Textbook samples

Manchuria Documents & Analysis

 

JAPAN & KOREA

Asian Times - Collaboration

The Independent - Comfort Women

Comfort Women.Org - photos

Comfort Women - Religious Tolerance.org

Japanese Textbook Controversy

Annexation of Korea

Life in Korea

Library of Congress Country Study

Economic History.Net

March 1st Uprising

Primary Sources - Japan Rule in Korea

Japan apologizes to Korea August 2010

'The Dragon and the Foreign Devils' 2 pages covers the main motives For Japanese invasion of Manchuria.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

CIA Factbook

NationMaster

Maps & Chronologies -George Mason University

Library of Congress Country Studies

World History Archives

WWW Virtual Library

Info Please Encyclopedia

19th Century Documents

The History Place - Irish Potato Famine

Imperialism Statistics

Industrialization and Western Imperialism

Imperialism - Internet Souce book

 

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