The Dragon Bearing Historian
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Black history, garden sheds and dragons. Meet Professor Christer Petley, expert in the history of colonial settlers and slaveholders in the school of humanities at the University of Southampton. His work focuses mainly on slave societies in the British Caribbean and he has published work on the social and cultural history of the Jamaican planter class. Listen to this podcast to delve into black history and to get to know the person behind the research including using his child's toy dragon as a teaching tool! 

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