Decolonisation

The 51st State?

Puerto Rico’s future might be statehood, independence or more of the status quo, but change is unlikely to be won through voting alone. 

The Berbice Rebellion

Uncovering the stories of the enslaved men and women who fought off the Dutch and their European allies in 1763.

Born in Babylon

The spread of Rastafari carried pan-African ideals from rural Jamaica to the world. From its origins in 1930s Kingston, it has espoused a striking message: Africa yes, England no. 

All Too Graphic

Leaked photographs of colonial atrocities during the Malayan ‘Emergency’ shocked postwar Britain.

Rotting Among the Tsetse

The British government sought to hide the brutality of its conduct during the Kenya Emergency. Previously hidden files reveal an unpalatable truth.

Colonial Mentalities

A culture war on race and empire divided the intellectual classes of Victorian Britain.