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The Strange Survival of Liberal Britain: Politics and Power Before the First World War / Vernon Bogdanor

Tuesday, 28 February, 2023

Martin Plaut reviews the South African aspect of this 'magnum opus' on the turbulent period of 1895 to 1914 in British politics.

The Indentured Archipelago: Experiences of Indian Labour in Mauritius and Fiji, 1871–1916 / Reshaad Durgahee

Friday, 27 January, 2023

Jamie Banks reviews a 'transformative' contribution to indentureship scholarship, exploring the experiences of Indian indentured labourers in 19th and 20th century Mauritius and Fiji.

Settlers at the End of Empire: Race and the Politics of Migration in South Africa, Rhodesia, and the United Kingdom / Jean P. Smith

Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Duncan Money reviews a nuanced look at the forgotten history of racialised migration regimes in South Africa, Rhodesia (present-day Zimbabwe), and the United Kingdom from the Second World War to the end of apartheid in 1994.

The Crimean War and its Afterlife: Making Modern Britain / Lara Kriegel

Friday, 4 November, 2022

Petros Spanou reviews an 'illuminating' look at the astonishing reverberations of the Crimean War in British society and culture.