Written by Justin Biggi. Video game developer Ubisoft has received praise for the historical accuracy of its popular ‘Assassin’s Creed’ series. However, as with many other forms of popular media, the issue of slave ownership – a well-documented aspect of the Ancient Greek world – is heavily diluted for its audience.
Written by Jenn Gosselin. The new Netflix series on the Yorkshire Ripper killings revisits the series of murders and attacks from the 1970s and 80s. Prompting protests at the time from women wanting to feel safe at night, has this release highlighted a lack of change in the years since?
Written by Lingxiao “Linda” Gao. Anna Veltfort’s book, Goodbye, My Havana: The Lift of a Gringa in Revolutionary Cuba, is both extremely detailed and expressive. Through its use of primary sources, it works both as a piece history writing and history-making.