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Once We Were Slaves: The Extraordinary Journey of a Multi-Racial Jewish Family / Laura Arnold Leibman

Friday, 25 August, 2023

Hannah Holtschneider reviews a compelling exploration of changing ideas about race, of human relationships in colonial empires, of Jewish minorities in slave societies, of religious identity and belonging, and of migration across the Anglophone Atlantic from the late eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth century.

No Return / Rowan Dorin

Thursday, 8 June, 2023

David d'Avray reviews a 'brilliant, illuminating' new history of the shared legacy of expulsion among Jews and Christian moneylenders in late medieval Europe.

Nehru’s Voice /

Thursday, 11 May, 2023

Swapna Kona Nayudu takes on the mammoth task of reviewing all 100 volumes of 'The Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru'.

The Smile Gap: A History of Oral Health and Social Inequality /

Friday, 21 April, 2023

Hayley Brown reviews a cultural and social history of oral health in Canada and of the inequities and inequalities that persist.