Economies and Empire
Colonialism and the Clash of National Visions
Before viewing the photos and engaging in the activities, students should have background knowledge of how Western European countries (most notably the British, French, and Dutch) established colonies throughout Africa and Asia during this colonial era. You may want to reference a map that shows this expansion.
- Colonialism, the system of control by European powers over parts of Africa and the subcontinent of Asia
- The origins and instrumental uses of colonial photography
- Resistance to colonialism in the form of nationalist movements by using two case studies: India and Algeria