In the second of our History Workshop World Cup series, Charlotte Lydia Riley explores England football fans’ relationship to national identity, white masculinity, and post-imperial melancholia.
Citizenship ‘stripping’ laws have expanded the idea of a failed citizen, a boundary shaped by racialised and Islamophobic ‘moral panic’. May Robson examines what it means to be an illegal immigrant in Britain.
Thus begins a letter from a Jamaican formerly enslaved woman, Mary Williamson, written to her former owner in 1809…
Professor Richard Drayton explains the intellectual, social and political roots of white supremacy in Britain and the Americas, and how it led to the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum.
The mood on the streets of British cities before and after the epoch-changing rise of Rock Against Racism.
What would a British history syllabus for Brexiteers look like?