Black Britain, A Photographic HistoryBy: Gilroy, Paul / Hall, Stuart
SAVE 40%! People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited the British Isles for centuries. Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural dimensions of black Britishness, has assembled a living history of black people in the British Isles. Spanning two hundred years, this is an unprecedented collection featuring over two hundred and fifty photographs of black Britons at work, at war, and at play.
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|By: Gilroy, Paul / Hall, Stuart|
Format: Sturdy Softcover | 320 pp with B/W photographs
Publisher: Saqi Books, London, 2007
Size: 22 x 28 cm
Topic: Photographical History
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'Gilroy's commentary is tart and learned; this is the rare book that would sit as easily on coffee tables as on university syllabuses.' Daily Telegraph
Black Britain is testament to the strength black people in this country have shown in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. - Metro, London
Paul Gilroy is the Anthony Giddens Professor of Social Theory at the London School of Economics and has held posts at various universities in the UK and the US. He has written widely on race, culture, nationalism, music and literature.