On Colonialism: A Response to Nigel Biggar’s Reply

The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History has recently published my Extended Critique of Nigel Biggar’s book Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning. Prof. Biggar’s Reply was published alongside it. Like his history of colonialism, Biggar’s reply has unorthodox features, some of

Review of Nigel Biggar, Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning

Colonialism: A Moral Reckoning has been very positively reviewed in certain right-wing oriented publications and is a best-seller. Those who take pride in the British Empire see it as a key resource with which to defend its record. Here is my review (click here), written from the perspective of someone who has researched that empire for decades.