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    Empire Windrush: Fifty Years Of Writing About Black BritainEdited by Onyekachi Wambu, Preface by E.R. BraithwaiteGollancz
    Great book introduced by E.R.Braithwaite (who wrote the original To Sir With Love about a black teacher in Britain), this book includes work from Sam Selvon,...
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      Afro-Caribbean writers. Excellent

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    Black Gold of the Sun: Searching for Home in Africa and BeyondBy Ekow EshunPantheon
    Eshun, then artistic director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, ventures from his home to Ghana to explore his heritage. By his early 30s,...
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    On Beautyby Zadie SmithPenguin Books
    Secondhand UK edition paperback book in good condition (sticker on front)100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
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    Yush!By Victor HeadleyX Press
    Last of the Yardie trilogy - 'London's number one Don D is set for the biggest fight of his drugs dealing career - BLOOD MUST RUN!' Second-hand paperback...
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    Don't Stop the CarnivalBlack Music in Britian, Volume 1Peepal Tree
    This is a story of empire, colonialism and then the new energies released by the movements for freedom and independence of the post second-world-war years;...
    Young, Gifted & BlackThe Story of Trojan RecordsOmnibus Press
    Recently resurrected and now enjoying chart success in the 21st century, when it was formed Trojan Records epitomised the punk DIY ethic over a decade...
    The Lonely LondonersBy Sam SelvonLongman
    From the brilliant, sharp, witty pen of Sam Selvon, this is a classic award-winning novel of immigrant life in London in the 1950s. It explores the lives...
    Moses Ascending (Penguin Modern Classics)by Sam SelvonPenguin Books
    Follow up story to Selvon's seminal Lonely Londoners. Sam Selvon’s Moses Ascending depicts West Indian Immigration in England. Moses, a Trinidadian who...
    Roots and CultureCultural Politics in the Making of Black BritainI.B.Tauris
    This new book chronicles the extraordinary blend of social, political and cultural influences from the mid-1950s to late 1970s that gave rise to new heights...
    Black Popular MusicIn Britain Since 1945Routledge
    Black Popular Music in Britain Since 1945 provides the first broad scholarly discussion of this music since 1990. The book critically examines key moments...
    Communities in BritainAfrican Caribbeans In BritainWatts
    Information book. s/hand hardback book
    Honorary Whiteby E. R. BraithwaiteNew English Library
    Out of print edition secondhand paperback bookAcclaimed author E. R. Braithwaite (To Sir, With Love) chronicles the brutality, oppression, and courage...
    Black Music in Britain: Essays on the Afro-Asian Contribution to Popular Music (Popular Music in Britain)by Paul Oliver (1990)
    Secondhand paperback - "essays on the Afro-Asian contribution to popular music"
    Reluctant Neighborsby E. R. BraithwaiteNew English Library
    The acclaimed author of To Sir, With Love recalls his lifelong struggle against ignorance and racism while sharing a train ride with a bigoted white neighbor. Out-of-print...
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      Out-of-print 70s edition paperback in good condition.
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    The Black TriangleThe People Of The African Diaspora by Armet FrancisSeed Publications
    Remarkable collection of photographs in this book tracing the diaspora of black people from 3 centuries of the slave trade. s'hand original book ex-library...
    Questions Of Cultural Identity (1996)by Stuart Hall And Paul Du Gay
    Man like Hall does the cultural identity groove. Out of print Secondhand original paperback book
    Family Television: Cultural Power and Domestic Leisure (1986)by David Morley/Stuart Hall
    w/ introduction by Stuart Hall. Secondhand book ex-library fair cond
    Every Light in the House Burnin' (2004)by Andrea Levy
    Secondhand paperback book
    Ferdinand DennisBehind The Frontlines
    Out-of-print secondhand paperback
    The Dragon Can't DanceBy Earl LovelaceFaber and Faber
    This book is wicked! Described as 'a landmark, not in the West Indian, but in the contemporary novel' by C.L.R. James, Earl Lovelace's Caribbean classic...
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    Lament For Rastafari and Other Playsby Edgar WhiteMarion Boyars
    Lament for Rastafari is part-ritual, part-panoramic vision of black/white relations within the confines of Rastafarian consciousness. It begins in the...
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    Back to Africa: A Journeyby Ferdinand DennisSceptre
    Jamaican/British journalist/author travels back to Africa. Secondhand out of print paperback book
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    The Long Song: A Novelby Andrea LevyPicador
    Secondhand USA paperback book
    Brick Lane - A Novelby Monica AliBlack Swan
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    Voices Of The CrossingEdited by Ferdinand Dennis and Naseem KhanSerpent's Tail (2000)
    Secondhand paperback book. Description: The British Empire is no more, but at its height colonial subjects regarded Britain as the centre, a place of...
    Sounds Like London100 Years of Black Music in the Capital - By Lloyd BradleySerpent's Tail
    For as long as people have been migrating to London, so has their music. An essential link to home, music also has the power to shape communities in surprising...
    Lovers RockJohn GotoAutograph
    A new book of portraits published by Autograph ABP, with commissioned texts by Paul Gilroy, John Goto, Mark Sealy, and Baroness Lola Young. Lovers'...
    Small IslandBy Andrea LevyTinder Press
    It is 1948, and England is recovering from a war, but at 21 Nevern Street, London, the conflict has only just begun. Queenie Bligh's neighbours do not...
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    FaceBy Benjamin ZephaniahBloomsbury (1999)
    Face has a good plot and Benjamin Zephaniah does his best  without horrifying you too much but keeping you caring about each and every one of...
    GangstaThe Sinister Spread Of Yardie Gun CultureVision Paperbacks
    Yardie style - behind the scenes look. s/hand paperback
    The Great Abolition ShamThe True Story of the End of the British Slave TradeSutton Publishing
    Britons may very well never be slaves, but British rule certainly meant slavery for others. Michael Jordan's book explores the personalities and...
    Roy HeathThe Murderer (1979)
    A very good short story about flawed characters and evocative of a time and place in Guyana.  secondhand paperback
    Kaiso!: The Trinidad Calypsoby Keith WarnerHeinemann
    We like this book a lot! Very informative look at Calypso in Trinidad - it's history, the main artists and its social context. Groovy. secondhand  p/back....
    Affair In TrinidadStarring Rita Hayworth and Glenn FordSony Pictures
    Spy thriller romance starring Rita Hayworth as Chris Emery, a sultry nightclub singer at her husband's bar in Trinidad. When Chris's husband is murdered...
    Igniting The Caribbean's PastFire In British West Indian HistoryUniversity Of North Carolina Press
    Unlike the earthquakes and hurricanes that have influenced Caribbean history, the region's fires have almost always been caused by humans. Geographer...
    Swing From A Small IslandThe Story Of Leslie ThompsonNorthway Publications
    Jamaican bandleader and trumpeter Leslie Thompson worked with all the significant black British swing musicians of the 1930s, including the legendary...
    Black BritainA Photographic HistorySaqi Books
    People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited Great Britain for centuries. Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural...
    WindrushBy Mike Phillips and Trevor PhillipsHarper Collins
    Broadcaster Trevor Phillips and his novelist brother Mike retell the very human story of Britain's first West Indian immigrants and their descendants from...
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    There Ain't No Black In The Union Jack (1987)By Paul GilroyTaylor & Francis
    This classic book is a powerful indictment of contemporary attitudes to race. By accusing British intellectuals and politicians on both sides of the political...