Southampton: Gateway to the British Empire
Using the lens of empire, Miles Taylor looks at the modern history of Southampton. He examines some of the international celebrities associated with the region such as David Livingstone, Lord Carnarvon and General Gordon, as well as the city itself during times of conflict, from Napoleonic to the world wars, that defined Britain's imperial period.
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