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    The Book of Other Peopleby Zadie SmithPenguin
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      Original secondhand book in good condition
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    NW: A Novelby Zadie SmithIsis Publishing
    1st edition hardback, ex-library w/stamps and plastic cover in good condition
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      Original secondhand book.
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    Rebel Radio The Full Story of British Pirate RadioPluto Press
    Rare out of print Pluto Press first (and only) edition book about pirate radio in Britain written in 1985. Secondhand paperbook in good condition.
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      Secondhand paperbook in good condition.
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    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 career secondhand paperback...
    Too Black, Too Strongby Benjamin ZephaniahBloodaxe Books
    Secondhand paperback book, bit of damage to back cover inside, library stamp
    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

      Secondhand out-of-print 400+ page paperback
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    Dread, Beat and Bloodby Linton Kwesi JohnsonBogle-L'Ouverture Publications
    Seminal Independently published collection of poetry from Linton Kwesi Johnson- First edition 1975 paperback, children on front cover Secondhand original...
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      First pressing (1975). Rare. Secondhand out of print small book in good condition, some ageing.
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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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      s/hand paperback cover/age wear
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    Afrobeat - New Black British Fictionby Patsy AntoinePulp Faction
    Black British writers collection. Secondhand paperback
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    Fruit of the Lemon: A Novelby Andrea LevyPicador
    Secondhand paperback book (spine creased) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy'...
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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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    Black and BritishA Forgotten HistoryPan Books
    An acclaimed re-examination of a shared history, telling the rich and revealing story of the long relationship between the British Isles and the people...
    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;...
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    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...
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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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      Secondhand out of print paperback in good condition.
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    Inside BabylonThe Caribbean Diaspora in BritainBy Winston James and Clive Harris (1993)
    Secondhand paperback book ex-library with stamps in good conditionThis collection aims to reflect the varied experience of the Caribbean diaspora in Britain....
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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
    Hardback first edition 1978 with dustjacket clean in good condition.
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      Hardback first edition 1978 with dustjacket clean in good condition.
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    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...
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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...
    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...
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    Talking Blues: Black Community Speaks About Its Relationship with the Police (1978)by Derek Bishton and Brian HomerAffor
    Secondhand rare out of print pamphlet about black community and the police in Britain in the 70s.
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    Jamaica FarewellJamaican Migrants in London By Nancy Foner
    1st edition secondhand hardback with dustjacket with plastic cover in pretty good condition
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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
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    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...
    Absolute MacInnes: Best of Colin MacInnesby Colin MacInnesAllison & Busby
    It's a cult classic innit - London, Soho, jazz, race riots, Notting Hill, jazz, groovy. secondhand paperback book
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    Tiger's Triumph: Celebrating Sam Selvonby Sushelia Nasta and Anna RutherfordDangaroo Press
    Sam Selvon's Lonely Londoners is one of the best books ever about migrant life in London in the 1950s (well the best book actually). This book features...
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    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 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...
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    Kung Fu Tripby Benjamin ZephaniahBloomsbury
    Cheap secondhand book
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    City PsalmsBy Benjamin ZephaniahBloodaxe Books
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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...
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    Oxford Reading TreeI came to Britain From JamaicaOxford University Press
    Nice kids book.  s/hand paperback booklet
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    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
    Never Far From Nowhere (1996)by Andrea Levy
    Secondhand paperback book
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    Six Stories and an Essay (2014)by Andrea Levy
    Secondhand hardback book
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    Every Light in the House Burnin' (2004)by Andrea Levy
    Secondhand paperback book
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    The Autograph Man (2003)by Zadie Smith
    S/hand paperback book
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    Excess The Sequel To Yardieby Victor Headley
    Original secondhand book. The sequel to Yardie - wicked!
    • Original Book (250g)£6.00
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    With Hope in Their Eyes: Compelling Stories of the Windrush Generationby Vivienne FrancisNia
    Secondhand paperback ex-library some wear
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    Ferdinand DennisBehind The Frontlines
    Out-of-print secondhand paperback
    Heart Of The Race: Black Women's Lives in Britainby Beverley BryanVirago
    secondhand paperback
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