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Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian

Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian

WINSTON CHURCHILL's statue in Parliament Square was vandalised earlier this summer, but a prominent Churchill historian argues the World War II prime minister [...]

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Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – and you can't bring history to life with a dead art

Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – and you can't bring history to life with a dead art

Why are we obsessed with putting up statues of new heroes to replace old villains like Edward Colston? Reducing history to celebrity culture won’t help anyone [...]

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This Month in the Archives: July 2020

This Month in the Archives: July 2020

The debate on statues and their role in history continued this month after the Edward Colston incident in Bristol sparked a wider debate about who we commemora [...]

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Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new album, and lockdown

Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new album, and lockdown

The 'Cool Britannia' musician speaks to Zachary Lipez about writing his memoirs, his new album, coronavirus and not crying when Edward Colston was thrown in th [...]

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French power battle frames Henry Dundas’s role in slave trade

French power battle frames Henry Dundas’s role in slave trade

The toppling of Edward Colston’s statute last month created mass interest in the history of British slavery. In Scotland people have been poring over the role [...]

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Down with Colston . . . and with woke artists

Down with Colston . . . and with woke artists

On balance, I think I would have pulled the statue of Edward Colston down, too, if I had known what a bad egg he was. Although perhaps not, if I’d known how ba [...]

Read full article: Down with Colston . . . and with woke ar...→
Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian

Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian

WINSTON CHURCHILL's statue in Parliament Square was vandalised earlier this summer, but a prominent Churchill historian argues the World War II prime minister [...]

Read full article: Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in dif...→
French power battle frames Henry Dundas’s role in slave trade

French power battle frames Henry Dundas’s role in slave trade

The toppling of Edward Colston’s statute last month created mass interest in the history of British slavery. In Scotland people have been poring over the role [...]

Read full article: French power battle frames Henry Dundas’...→
Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new album, and lockdown

Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new album, and lockdown

The 'Cool Britannia' musician speaks to Zachary Lipez about writing his memoirs, his new album, coronavirus and not crying when Edward Colston was thrown in th [...]

Read full article: Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new ...→
This Month in the Archives: July 2020

This Month in the Archives: July 2020

The debate on statues and their role in history continued this month after the Edward Colston incident in Bristol sparked a wider debate about who we commemora [...]

Read full article: This Month in the Archives: July 2020...→
  • #Edward Colston
Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – and you can't bring history to life with a dead art

Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – and you can't bring history to life with a dead art

Why are we obsessed with putting up statues of new heroes to replace old villains like Edward Colston? Reducing history to celebrity culture won’t help anyone [...]

Read full article: Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – an...→
  • #Edward Colston
Down with Colston . . . and with woke artists

Down with Colston . . . and with woke artists

On balance, I think I would have pulled the statue of Edward Colston down, too, if I had known what a bad egg he was. Although perhaps not, if I’d known how ba [...]

Read full article: Down with Colston . . . and with woke ar...→
Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian

Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in different category to Edward Colston’ says historian

WINSTON CHURCHILL's statue in Parliament Square was vandalised earlier this summer, but a prominent Churchill historian argues the World War II prime minister [...]

Read full article: Winston Churchill statue: ‘WW2 PM in dif...→
This Month in the Archives: July 2020

This Month in the Archives: July 2020

The debate on statues and their role in history continued this month after the Edward Colston incident in Bristol sparked a wider debate about who we commemora [...]

Read full article: This Month in the Archives: July 2020...→
  • #Edward Colston
French power battle frames Henry Dundas’s role in slave trade

French power battle frames Henry Dundas’s role in slave trade

The toppling of Edward Colston’s statute last month created mass interest in the history of British slavery. In Scotland people have been poring over the role [...]

Read full article: French power battle frames Henry Dundas’...→
Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – and you can't bring history to life with a dead art

Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – and you can't bring history to life with a dead art

Why are we obsessed with putting up statues of new heroes to replace old villains like Edward Colston? Reducing history to celebrity culture won’t help anyone [...]

Read full article: Statues are lies, selfies in bronze – an...→
  • #Edward Colston
Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new album, and lockdown

Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new album, and lockdown

The 'Cool Britannia' musician speaks to Zachary Lipez about writing his memoirs, his new album, coronavirus and not crying when Edward Colston was thrown in th [...]

Read full article: Jarvis Cocker on getting older, his new ...→
Down with Colston . . . and with woke artists

Down with Colston . . . and with woke artists

On balance, I think I would have pulled the statue of Edward Colston down, too, if I had known what a bad egg he was. Although perhaps not, if I’d known how ba [...]

Read full article: Down with Colston . . . and with woke ar...→