Nelson's Caribbean Hell-hole


February 13, 2016

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Human bones found on an idyllic beach in Antigua trigger an investigation by naval historian Sam Willis into one of the darkest chapters of Britain's imperial past. As archaeologists excavate a mass grave of British sailors, Willis explores Antigua's ruins and discovers how the sugar islands of the Caribbean were a kind of hell in the age of Nelson.
Episodes 2013

Episode of Wednesday 1 May 2013

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Sam Willis explores how the Caribbean sugar islands were a kind of hell in Nelson's time.