Sunday, August 11, 2019

Captain Cook agrégation 2020 option civilisation post fourteen: the invention of racism

Naturally to understand the complexity of first contact between "the West" and the native peoples of the places visited by Cook, it is essential to have some idea of where racism came from and how it works. This BBC documentary (part one of a three-part series on the history of racism) is helpful. You will find it here:

Parts two and three, which are about the 19th and 20th centuries, are also good, but less of a priority when studying Cook's expeditions.

Don’t hesitate to use one of the many sites which will transform a YouTube video into an MP3 file. Then you can work while practising your golf swing. 

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