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  1. Sarah Ansari - At the Crossroads? Exploring Sindh’s Recent Past from a Spatial Perspective (2015)

    Subject
    History; Politics & government

    Audio. Inaugural lecture delivered by Professor Sarah Ansari at the Windsor Auditorium, Royal Holloway, University of London on 17 February 2015. From a ‘sleepy backwater’ under the British Raj to the...

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  2. Price of Memory, The (2014)

    Director
    Karen Marks Mafundikwa
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 83 minutes), £50.00

    In 2002, Queen Elizabeth II visited Jamaica for her Golden Jubilee Celebrations. While there she was petitioned by a group of Rastafarians for slavery reparations. For Rastafarians, reparations are linked to...

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  3. Time There was, A: Stories from the Last Days of Kenya Colony (2009)

    Director
    Donald McWilliams
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 NTSC, 87 minutes), $59.95

    Under British rule, white settlers in Kenya claimed the land of hills and valleys, and all its gifts, but by the 1950s they could no longer stem the tide of long-simmering resentment by the colonised Kikuyu...

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  4. Cuba, An African Odyssey (2008)

    aka: Cuba, Une Odyssee Africaine

    Director
    Jihan El-Tahri
    Subject
    Development studies; History; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 190 minutes), £24.99

    Using archive footage and personal accounts, this film tells the story of the Cold War through the prism of its least known theatre: Africa. From 1961 to 1991, this continent was the battleground for a war...

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  5. William Hodges: The Art of Exploration (2004)

    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 0 PAL, 50 minutes), £19.99

    The painter William Hodges is increasingly seen as a key figure in eighteenth-century British art and in its relationships with the wider world. In an age of colonial expansion Hodges accompanied Captain...

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  6. Beau Travail (2000)

    Director
    Claire Denis
    Subject
    Film studies; French studies; History
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £20.00

    Inspired by Herman Melville’s ‘Billy Budd’, filmmaker Claire Denis’ film explores the near-mythical world of the French Foreign Legion. A sergeant-major whose position and power are threatened when...

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  7. Homebeats: Struggles for Racial Justice (1998 Multimedia)

    Subject
    History; Sociology
    Distribution
    CD-ROM

    Looks at racism and the black presence in Britain, using music, graphics, video, text and animation to cover the history of the struggle for racial justice, tracing the connections between slavery, the...

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  8. Legacy of Empire, The (1997)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 54 min., 1997 sale: £46.99 (inclusive)

    A video-based resource pack exploring concepts of empire and colonialsm by examining the impact of Cecil Rhodes on modern Africa. Includes clips from the BBC series RHODES and interviews giving different...

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  9. Zulu Wars (1997 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 151 min (2-video pack)., 2000 sale £19.99 (inclusive)

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  10. Battle of Rorke’s Drift, The (1996 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. VHS. col. 55 min.

    Uses re-enactments, dramatised eye-witness accounts, period images and photographs to tell the story of the handful of British Redcoats who successfully defended Rorke’s Drift against more than 4000 Zulu...

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