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    Afrobeat - New Black British Fictionby Patsy AntoinePulp Faction
    Black British writers collection. Secondhand paperback in good condition
    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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    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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    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...
    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...
    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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    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...
    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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    E.R. BraithwaiteTo Sir, With Love
    It's a classic!  Orig. s/hand paperback (difft. USA cover)
    Brick Lane - A Novelby Monica AliBlack Swan
    Secondhand paperback
    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
    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 harback, ex-library, frontispage removed.
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    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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    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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    Excess The Sequel To Yardieby Victor Headley
    The sequel to Yardie - wicked!
    Family Television: Cultural Power and Domestic Leisure (1986)by David Morley/Stuart Hall
    w/ introduction by Stuart Hall. Secondhand book ex-library fair cond
    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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    GangstaThe Sinister Spread Of Yardie Gun CultureVision Paperbacks
    Yardie style - behind the scenes look.
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      s/hand paperback in good cond, small cut on front
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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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    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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    Honorary Whiteby E. R. BraithwaiteNew English Library
    Acclaimed author E. R. Braithwaite (To Sir, With Love) chronicles the brutality, oppression, and courage he witnessed as a black man granted “Honorary...
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      Out of print edition secondhand paperback book in good cond bit creasing to front
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    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...
    Inna LiverpoolBenjamin ZephaniahAK PRESS (1995)
    Nice out of print private press pamphlet of poems
    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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    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...
    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...
    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'...
    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...
    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...
    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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    Oxford Reading TreeI came to Britain From JamaicaOxford University Press
    Nice kids book.  s/hand paperback booklet
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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...
    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
    Racism And ReactionA Profile Of Handsworth By Peter RatcliffeRKP
    Large hardback w/out dustjacket.Study of Racism in Handsworth 1981
    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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    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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    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...
    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...
    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...
    Swing Timeby Zadie SmithPenguin Books
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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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    The Book of Other Peopleby Zadie SmithPenguin
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    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...
    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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    The Sweatshop ReportBy Derek BishtonAffor
    S/hand small book as new