Week 6: Nationalism in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Week 6: Nationalist Movements in Africa, Asia and Latin America

Please read the following hyperlinks and answer the questions that correspond to the readings.

South Africa

  1. How did South African Nationalism develop? What were the wars that were fought to create the country of South Africa?

West Africa

  1. What is the relationship between the Great War and the development of West African forms of nationalism? What ways did the West African troops experience the war in Europe and also Africa?


  1. What role did empire play in the development of nationalism in Indochina?
  2. How did national identity develop?

Please go through the entire WWII map and answer the following questions:

  1. What does this map tell us about the war?
  2. How can we learn about military tactics from looking at this map?