Join Northeastern Graduate students Bridget Keown and James Robinson as we visit with 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 also completing a monograph entitled Beyond Empire: Southeast Asia and the World During the Great War
Novels Used By Dr. Streets-Salter When 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 Discussed:
- The Ottoman Road to War in 1914: The Ottoman Empire and the First World War (Cambridge Military Histories) by Mustafa Aksakal (2010)
- The Politics of Anti-Westernism in Asia by Cemil Aydin (2007)
- A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire by Sugata Bose (2006)
- Empires at War: 1911-1923 (The Greater War) Edited by Robert Gerwarth & Erez Manela (2014)
- Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the Twentieth-Century World by John Robert McNeill (2001)
- The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, the Gambia by Donald R. Wright
- 25th Annual World History Association Conference, happening now in Ghent
Brought to you by the Northeastern Graduate History Association
Sound editing: Beka Bryer
Produced: Dan Squizzero
Music by Kieran Legg