Posts Tagged ‘Eric Williams’

A Long Read – capitalism and slavery, the past intrudes

2015-07-12

The Guardian reports on an upcoming documentary on slavery and Britain’s role by the BBC, one of that corporation’s strengths, The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can be revealed.

As lead-in to the British role and experience, David Olusoga takes a brief look at genealogy, history and the US celebrity. (more…)

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