British Empire

There was much naivety in depicting the Anglo-Burmese engagement as one of mutual enlightenment

The rise and fall of the Sassoon family, whose yearning for social acceptance brought titles at the cost of success

Sanghera really should have devoted more attention to the pre-Western history in Empireworld

Inflated Mau Mau death figures based on incorrect statistical projections have now become accepted as “fact”

Could a progressive historian really write in praise of African slave-traders?

Few things are more tedious than books moralising about the deficiencies of yesteryear

Why remember the embarrassing first steps of a giant?

Did Britain’s 18th century colonies spur the Industrial Revolution?

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