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Learning about the Windrush generation in UK school remains an optional topic for 11 to 14-year-olds studying history. Critics have condemned Britain’s “historical amnesia”.
A quarter of Britons and Dutch wish they still had empires.
Britain must face the uncomfortable truth that, contrary to the “economic theory” that insists meritocracy and mercantile enterprise made the country rich, it actually owes a large part of its wealth to its role in the slave trade.
Britain’s heritage is steeped in the remnants and history of slavery, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it.