Brexit Britain, where amnesia and nostalgia about empire coexist, and shape popular opinion about the country’s past and its future – a history author’s take

Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain by Sathnam Sanghera pub. VikingOne country juggling many systems. That could have been the mantra for the British Empire – still the largest ever seen.And a corner of that institution continues to court the attention of author and journalist Sathnam Sanghera, soon to make a virtual appearance in Hong Kong to discuss his bestseller Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain.In a book sketching a personal journey through Britain’s…

Brexit Britain, where amnesia and nostalgia about empire coexist, and shape popular opinion about the country’s past and its future – a history author’s take
Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain by Sathnam Sanghera pub. VikingOne country juggling many systems. That could have been the mantra for the British Empire – still the largest ever seen.And a corner of that institution continues to court the attention of author and journalist Sathnam Sanghera, soon to make a virtual appearance in Hong Kong to discuss his bestseller Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain.In a book sketching a personal journey through Britain’s…