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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.

Authority and Power in the Medieval Church, c. 1000–c. 1500 / ed. Thomas W. Smith

Friday, 21 October, 2022

Agata Zielinska reviews this 'indispensable' collection of essays tackling one of the most profound aspects of Medieval Church history.