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    Black AlbinoBy Namba RoyLongman
    Roy was born in Accompong Jamaica, settled in South London after WW2. In his writing, Roy was conscious of his Caribbean-African heritage especially...
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    With Hope in Their Eyes: Compelling Stories of the Windrush Generationby Vivienne FrancisNia
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      Original out of print secondhand book in good cond. ex library with plastic cover
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    Jamaica FarewellJamaican Migrants in London By Nancy Foner
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      1st edition secondhand hardback with dustjacket ex-lbrary w/stamps with plastic cover in good condition
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    Black TestimonyVoices of Britain's West IndiansBy Thomas J. Cottle
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      Hardback UK first edition 1978 with dustjacket (ex-library has stamps, stickers, etc).
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    Sound ReasoningPhotographs & Interview Extracts by Anna ArnoneArandora Press
    **Shipping early next week** 100% ESSENTIAL Very limited edition EXCLUSIVE SIGNED private press book! This is a one-off order with this mailout Absolutely...
    Inna LiverpoolBenjamin ZephaniahAK PRESS (1995)
    Nice out of print private press pamphlet of poems
    Tings an Timesby Linton Kwesi JohnsonBloodaxe Books
    Rare collection. S/hand out of print paperback ex library w/stamps. A fabulous collection of contemporary poems. Rooted (literally) in the community....
    Popular Front of Contemporary Poetry Anthologyby Linton Kwesi JohnsonApples & Snakes
    Includes work by Jayne Cortez and Linton Kwesi Johnson
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    The Autograph Manby Zadie SmithHamish Hamilton
    Zadie Smith's second novel
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      SIGNED COPY First edition hardback in very good condition
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    Racism And ReactionA Profile Of Handsworth By Peter RatcliffeRKP
    Large hardback w/out dustjacket.Study of Racism in Handsworth 1981
    The Sweatshop ReportBy Derek BishtonAffor
    S/hand small book as new
    Full Crewby Karline SmithThe X Press
    Yardie style. out of print uk paperback set in Manchester. Karline Smith is 'the first black British female crime writer'
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    Evil EyeBy Two FingersBoxtree
    One of a hard-edged fiction series featuring the lives of a group of London street youths. Jalen Rose, the new Marvin Gaye, is bringing back the days of...
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    Immigration Law HandbookA Comprehensive Guide To Immigration Law And Practice By Clare ShortHandsworth Law Centre
    Depressingly what goes around comes around
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    The Handsworth Timesby Sharon DuggalBluemoose
    It is 1981, factories are closing, unemployment is high, the NF are marching and the neglected inner cities are ablaze as riots breakout across Thatcher’s’...
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    Mother CountryReal Stories of the Windrush ChildrenHeadline
    For the pioneers of the Windrush generation, Britain was 'the Mother Country'. They made the long journey across the sea, expecting to find a place where...
    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...
    Roy HeathThe Murderer (1979)
    A very good short story about flawed characters and evocative of a time and place in Guyana.  secondhand paperback
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      Sleeve condition: VG+Original UK paperback in good condition
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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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    The Book of Other Peopleby Zadie SmithPenguin
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    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...
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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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    Colonial Immigrants In A British CityA Class Analysis By John Rex And Sally TomlinsonRKP
    Secondhand out of print paperback, small tear on back, inscription inside
    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
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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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    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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    Afrobeat - New Black British Fictionby Patsy AntoinePulp Faction
    Black British writers collection. Secondhand paperback in good condition
    Fruit of the Lemon: A Novelby Andrea LevyPicador
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    On Beautyby Zadie SmithPenguin Books
    Secondhand UK edition paperback book in good condition (bit creasing) 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Books at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
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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!'
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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...
    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...
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    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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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
    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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    Communities in BritainAfrican Caribbeans In BritainWatts
    Information book. s/hand hardback book
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