James Walvin

James Walvin praises Arnold Whitridge's study of the Atlantic slave trade, first published in History Today in 1958

James Walvin reviews current ideas about the vast network of slavery that shaped British and world history for more than two centuries.

Advertisement for tea in The Illustrated London News, September 1892

James Walvin on how tea, sugar and tobacco hooked Britons into a fondness for the fruits of imperial expansion.

James Walvin looks at attitudes to black people in the context of slavery