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Sathnam Sanghera and William Dalrymple – the British in India

Sathnam Sanghera and William Dalrymple in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

66 mins watch time

Posted December 2021

Culture, History

How did the Mughal empire – which then generated just under half the world’s wealth – come to be replaced by the first global corporate power? And how does the legacy of British imperialism continue to shape life and culture in Britain today? Bringing together Empireland author and Times columnist Sathnam Sanghera and bestselling award-winning historian William Dalrymple, this is a story that is barely taught in schools or mentioned in museums but is critically important to who we are as a nation in the 21st century.