David Olusoga is an Anglo-Nigerian historian, writer and producer. His radio and television programmes have explored the themes of colonialism, slavery and scientific racism. He is the author of The Kaiser’s Holocaust.
Interviews with David Olusoga
Bury the Chains: The British Struggle to Abolish Slavery
by Adam Hochschild
Islam’s Black Slaves
by Ronald Segal
Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle
by Leith Mullings, Manning Marable & Sophie Spencer-Wood
The Interesting Narrative
by Olaudah Equiano
by Varlam Shalamov
Race is a real and powerful force and one he has spent his adult life trying to understand, says Anglo-Nigerian historian, writer and producer, David Olusoga. He talks us through five books on the tragedy of slavery—from the horrors of the gulag, to the plantations of Virginia, to the Islamic slave trade.