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The Colonial Pith Helmet
Making History

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The Colonial Pith HelmetMaking History

In the tropical colonies, Europeans wore a white pith helmet to protect themselves from the sun. This humble piece of headwear came to symbolise colonial oppression and reinforced the separation between coloniser and colonised.

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18 min

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage

Next broadcast on :

2021-09-25

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