How do empires rise? Why do they fall? And how have they shaped the world around us today?
William Dalrymple and Anita Anand explore the stories, personalities and events of empire over the course of history.
Royal African Company: Slavery Inc
The Royal African Company was at the heart of England’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. From its inception to the abolition of the trade, it was responsible for shipping more enslaved people across the Atlantic than any other organisation. Join William and Anita as they discuss the beginnings of the transatlantic slave trade and the company at the centre of it.
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Producer: Callum Hill
Exec Producer: Jack Davenport + Neil Fearn
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