47 min

Britain and the slave trade History Extra podcast

    • History

As Britain’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade comes under scrutiny following recent protests, historian Christer Petley charts the history of slavery within the British empire and considers how it should be reflected upon today. Plus, author and broadcaster Afua Hirsch offers her thoughts on the toppling of Edward Colston’s statue. Historyextra.com/podcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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As Britain’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade comes under scrutiny following recent protests, historian Christer Petley charts the history of slavery within the British empire and considers how it should be reflected upon today. Plus, author and broadcaster Afua Hirsch offers her thoughts on the toppling of Edward Colston’s statue. Historyextra.com/podcast Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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47 min

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