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Colin Holmes

'Collar the lot!' Fifty years ago this summer in Britain, an exotic miscellany of foreign refugees, academics and Italian restauranteurs were rounded up for internment in response to Churchill's famous injunction. Colin Holmes explains the policy, the pressure of the times and their aftermath.

Colin Holmes assesses racial violence in Britain from 1911-19.

Colin Holmes introduces a new series on the arrival of refugees and other foreigners to the country.