Episode One - The Cold War, Pan-Africanism and Views of History with Dr Leslie James.


“Current Soviet Theory of History: New Trends or Old?”, Author(s): Arthur P. Mendel, Source: The American Historical Review, Vol. 72, No. 1 (Oct., 1966).

“The British Rule in India” Author: Karl Marx, Source: New-York Herald Tribune, (1853).

“The History of England”, Author(s): David Hume, A Millar and T Cadel, London, (1767).

“The Concept of the ‘Asiatic Mode of Production’ and Marxist Models of Social Evolution.” Author: Maurice Godelier, In Relations of Production: Marxist Approaches to Economic Anthropology, edited by David Seddon (1978).


“Satchmo Blows  Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War”, Penny Marie Von Eschen, Harvard University Press, 2004.

“George Padmore: Pan-African Revolutionary” Baptiste, Fitzroy, and Rupert Lewis (eds),  Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2009. 

The King’s Speech, film (2010).