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Climate Change in National Parks: Culture and History on Jamestown Island

Climate Change in National Parks: Culture and History on Jamestown Island

[“Remembrance” song playing] The park was established in 1930. Our enabling legislation says that this park was established to commemorate the colonial and revolutionary periods in American history. Jamestown is the site of the first permanent English colony and it’s really the birthplace of our representative government. The archaeological resources we have on Jamestown Island …

Why are period dramas so white?

Why are period dramas so white?

To a lot of people, especially outside the UK, this is what British history looks like. It’s a genre of film and TV that us Brits have become very good at. And it’s popular at home too. But there is a problem with this vision of British history. It’s often almost entirely white. Some of …