Robert Lyman

Robert Lyman is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He tweets at @robert_lyman

Field Marshal William Slim was not only Britain’s greatest military field commander, but our finest soldier-writer, too

The early growth of the Empire was fuelled by spices, not slaves

Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning offers the first serious counterblast against the hysterical orthodoxy

An aggressively one-sided book