Everything you need to understand or teach Imperium by Ryszard Kapuściński.
Ryszard Kapuscinski was a widely renowned Polish journalist whose work has been praised across the world for its striking realism and well-composed prose. His literary journalism is considered among the best of its time. In Imperium, Kapuscinski describes his encounters with the Soviet Union during the height of Stalinism and periodically until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 and soon thereafter.
Kapuscinski is a critic of the Soviet regime though he rarely rails against it explicitly. Instead, he simply reports the horrific crimes perpetrated by the USSR's government on its own people and on the peoples of the other Soviet republics. He also focuses on the psychological effects of Soviet rule on all the peoples of the USSR. Kapuscinski displays an interest in post-colonial sociology or the study of the psychology of groups of people that were colonized by a greater power, their culture, language, nationalist sentiment...
Imperium Lesson Plans contain 116 pages of teaching material, including: