Posts Tagged ‘colonialism’

Warrior-gymnasts in Tonkin, Vietnam, 1909

French overlords in colonial-era Vietnam make the locals do ridiculous things

Reading the 1913 report on the discovery of Machu Picchu

How did Hiram Bingham ‘discover’ the Lost City of the Incas? He asked directions. Typical

Chocolat Pupier Asian cultures album, France, 1936

A 1936 collectible album for children, embedded with the politics of its age