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We will fight them in the textbooks: Churchill and historical memory

Regarded by many as the greatest ever Briton, does Churchill represent the need to rethink how we view historical figures?

Colonialism, Camp and Canada: Reflections on Britain’s complex imperial legacy

“The episodes of oppression against indigenous peoples and against French settlers have become conveniently discarded in favour of a glorifying narrative of Canada‚Äôs history. The dark shadows of a colonial past have been worryingly swept under the rug, thrown out to the dustbin of history.”