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    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...
    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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    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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    City PsalmsBy Benjamin ZephaniahBloodaxe Books
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    Excess The Sequel To Yardieby Victor Headley
    The sequel to Yardie - wicked!
    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...
    Oxford Reading TreeI came to Britain From JamaicaOxford University Press
    Nice kids book.  s/hand paperback booklet
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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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    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...
    Black TestimonyVoices of Britain's West IndiansBy Thomas J. Cottle
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      Hardback USA first edition 1978 with dustjacket (has wear).
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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...
    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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    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...
    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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    The Book of Other Peopleby Zadie SmithPenguin
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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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    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
    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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    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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    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...
    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...
    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...
    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 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...
    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
    With Hope in Their Eyes: Compelling Stories of the Windrush Generationby Vivienne FrancisNia
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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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    Brick Lane - A Novelby Monica AliBlack Swan
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    The Long Song: A Novelby Andrea LevyPicador
    Secondhand UK hardback book fair only
    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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    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...
    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.
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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...
    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...
    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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