headshot of Professor Audra Diptee in front of a paintingThe Caribbean island of Jamaica has a long and complex history, from its crucial role in the transatlantic slave trade to being the birthplace of Rastafari. As part of “The history of Jamaica: everything you wanted to know” podcast on the BBC, Rhiannon Davies puts listener queries and popular search queries on the island’s history to Carleton History Professor Audra A Diptee.

The History Extra podcast on Apple Podcasts is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine.