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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...
Ferdinand DennisDuppy ConquerorFlamingo
We like this Jamaican/British novel a lot! Marshall Sargeant is born with the century in Paradise, on the island of Jamaica. As a young man, he is entrusted...
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Inside BabylonThe Caribbean Diaspora in BritainBy Winston James and Clive Harris (1993)
This collection aims to reflect the varied experience of the Caribbean diaspora in Britain. The contributors set out to show how employers and police,...
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    secondhand paperback book ex-library with stamps in good condition
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Black TestimonyVoices of Britain's West IndiansBy Thomas J. Cottle
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    Hardback first edition 1978 with dustjacket clean in good condition.
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Black Artists in British ArtA History from 1950 to the PresentI.B.Tauris
In this book, Eddie Chambers tells the story of Britain's black artists, from the 1950s onwards, including the contemporary art of Steve McQueen, Chris...
Jamaica FarewellJamaican Migrants in London By Nancy Foner
1st edition secondhand hardback with dustjacket
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    1st edition secondhand hardback with dustjacket with plastic cover in pretty good condition
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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"
Paid Servantby E. R. BraithwaiteNew English Library
Braithwaite's follow up to the autobiographical To Sir With Love, the story of his work as a social worker after his teaching careersecondhand pocket hardback...
The Ghosts Of SongsThe Film Art Of The Black Audio CollectiveLiverpool University Press
Import USA Hardback edition book.This enthralling book is the first to assess the oeuvre of Black Audio Film Collective, (BAFC) one of Britain s...
Kung Fu Tripby Benjamin ZephaniahBloomsbury
Cheap secondhand book
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...
Oxford Reading TreeI came to Britain From JamaicaOxford University Press
Nice kids book.  s/hand paperback booklet
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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White Teeth: A Novelby Zadie SmithVintage International
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The Long Song: A Novelby Andrea LevyPicador
Secondhand USA paperback book
Brick Lane - A Novelby Monica AliBlack Swan
Secondhand paperback
Inna LiverpoolBenjamin ZephaniahAK PRESS (1995)
Nice out of print private press pamphlet of poems
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...
Shades Of BlackAssembling Black Arts In 1980s BritainDuke University Press
Import USA Paperback editionIn the 1980s - at the height of Thatcherism and in the wake of civil unrest and rioting in a number of British cities - the...
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...
Gangsta RapBy Benjamin ZephaniahBloomsbury (2004)
Ray has given up school. He sees no point in education and despises authority. And then he has no choice about school as he is excluded. But Ray also has...
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...
The Steel BandBy Wendy GreenHamish Hamilton
Nice kids book about Steel Band in Britain. small s/hand hardback book
GangstaThe Sinister Spread Of Yardie Gun CultureVision Paperbacks
Yardie style - behind the scenes look. s/hand paperback
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