Ash Amin is 1931 Professor of Geography and a Fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge.
Interviews with Ash Amin
The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity
by Kwame Anthony Appiah
How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy
by Julian Baggini
A Fistful of Shells: West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution
by Toby Green
Maoism: A Global History
by Julia Lovell
Remnants of Partition: 21 Objects from a Continent Divided
by Aanchal Malhotra
Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture
by Ed Morales
Every year the British Academy’s Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize is awarded to a nonfiction book that has contributed to ‘global cultural understanding.’ Cambridge professor Ash Amin, chair of this year’s panel of judges, talks us through the fabulous books that made the 2019 shortlist and explains why they’re so important.