colonial history

The British Empire is now the subject on which the sun never sets

5 December 2020 9:00 am

Wrestling with the history of the British Empire is the unfinished and unfinishable project of our history. Time’s Monster takes…

Toussaint Louverture: the true hero of Haiti

29 August 2020 9:00 am

Toussaint Louverture’s ‘crazy dream’ for Haiti has still to be realised, says Amy Wilentz

The Ghosts of Happy Valley, by Juliet Barnes - review

3 August 2013 9:00 am

Rift Valley, Kenya The other day when I told the headmaster of a top British public school that I came…