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colonialism



  • Worcestershire Sauce and the Geographies of Empire

    by Julia Fine

    The complex origin of Worcestershire sauce reveals the ways that imperial ideals and aspirations — both in Britain and the colonies — structured not only British food habits, but also the ways in which companies presented such foods to the public.



  • Genocide hoax tests ethics of academic publishing

    by Reuben Rose-Redwood

    An academic journal published a controversial article advocating for colonialism last fall. Would academic journals also publish an outrageous article advocating for genocide?



  • France weighs how to return Africa’s plundered art

    From London to Berlin, Europe’s museums are packed with hundreds of thousands of colonial-era items. Increasingly, they are facing the awkward question of whether they should be there at all.