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0306804069
Paperback:Black magic, a pictorial history of the African-American in the performing arts:1990
Author: Hughes, Langston
Author: Meltzer, Milton
Year: 1990
Language: English
Interest category: Music
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Da Capo
Resource type: Physical
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0230605923
Hardback:Greatest emancipations, how the west abolished slavery:2008
Author: Powell, Jim
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Government, law & politics
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Resource type: Physical
Note: For thousands of years, slavery went unchallenged in principle. Then in a single century, slavery was abolished and more than seven million slaves were freed. This title tells this amazing story, focusing on Haiti, the British Caribbean, the US, Cuba and Brazil, which accounted for the vast majority of slaves in the west. Tertiary
288 p. ; 25 cm (hbk)
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0099501457
Paperback:Negro with a hat, the rise and fall of Marcus Garvey:2009
Author: Grant, Colin
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
Note: At one time during the first half of the 20th century, Marcus Mosiah Garvey was the most famous black man on the planet. In August 1920, he masterminded the first International Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World. This book tells his story. General adult
xiv, 530 p., [16] p. of plates, ill., ports. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0099536072
Paperback:Rough crossings, Britain, the slaves and the American Revolution:2009
Author: Schama, Simon
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage
Resource type: Physical
544 (Pbk)
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0600000559
Hardback:Negro Art From The Institute Of Ethnography, Leningrad:1969
Author: Olderogge, D
Year: 1969
Interest category: Collecting & antiques
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hamlyn
Resource type: Physical
Note: Art Of Africa Series
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0712664467
Paperback:In search of the blues, black voices, white visions:[2008?]
Author: Hamilton, Marybeth
Year: [2008?]
Language: English
Interest category: Music
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: [Vintage]
Resource type: Physical
Note: The idea of Delta blues emerged in the late 20th century, the culmination of a white fascination with 'uncorrupted' black singers, untainted by the city, and by the sights of modernity. This book tells the story of the Delta blues. It offers an understanding of the place of the blues within the wider American culture. General adult
246 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0415289815
Paperback:There ain't no black in the Union Jack, the cultural politics of race and nation:2002:[New ed.]
Author: Gilroy, Paul
Year: 2002
Language: English
Interest category: Government, law & politics
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.]
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
Note: This text is a powerful indictment of contemporary academic practices, in which Gilroy highlighted the inadequacies of the British approach to race. It provided a powerful new direction for race relations theory in Britain. Tertiary
Title series: Routledge classics
xxxix, 366 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0500203628
Paperback:Black art, a cultural history:2002:Rev
Author: Powell, Richard J
Author: Powell, Richard J.
Year: 2002
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Rev
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Resource type: Physical
Note: Placing its emphasis on black cultural themes rather than on black racial identity, this volume explores the visual representations of black culture during the 20th century. Previous ed.: published as Black art and culture in the 20th century. 1997
Title series: World of art
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0563487097
Hardback:Rough crossings, Britain, the slaves and the American Revolution:2005
Author: Schama, Simon
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: BBC
Resource type: Physical
Note: Set against the backdrop of the American Revolution and its aftermath, 'Rough Crossings' is the gripping, astonishing epic of the struggle for freedom by tens of thousands of slaves who believed that their future as free men and women was bound up with staying British, not becoming American.
448p, ill. ; 240mm (hbk)
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0500202958
Paperback:Black art and culture in the 20th century:c1997
Author: Powell, Richard J
Year: c1997
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Resource type: Physical
Title series: World of art
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0863565409
Paperback:Black Britain, a photographic history:2007
Author: Gilroy, Paul
Author: Getty Images, Inc
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Saqi
Resource type: Physical
Note: Spanning over 200 years, this unprecedented collection features images of Black Britons at work, at war, on stage and on the playing field. Tertiary
320 p., ill. ; 27 cm (pbk)
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0916622630
Paperback:Black dance, from 1619 to today:c1988:2nd, rev. ed.
Author: Emery, Lynne Fauley
Author: Dixon-Stowell, Brenda
Author: Emery, Lynne Fauley
Year: c1988
Language: English
Interest category: Entertainment
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 2nd, rev. ed.
Publisher: Dance Horizon
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Tertiary
xii, 397 p., ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1905565089
Paperback:Blackness and the dreaming soul, race,identity and the materialistic paradigm:2007
Author: Grant, Cy
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Shoving Leopard Productions
Resource type: Physical
232 (Pbk)
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1848314124
Paperback:Slavery by another name, the re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II:2012
Author: Blackmon, Douglas A.
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Icon
Resource type: Physical
Note: Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history - an 'Age of Neoslavery' that thrived in the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II. He unearths stories of slaves & their descendants who journeyed into freedom & then back into the shadow of involuntary servitude. General adult
496 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1845296729
Hardback:The last slave market, Dr John Kirk and the struggle to end the African slave trade:2009
Author: Hazell, Alastair
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Constable
Resource type: Physical
Note: The extraordinary story of John Kirk, the Scottish botanist who single-handedly ended the slave trade in East Africa. General adult
320 p. ; 24 cm (hbk)
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075249760X
Paperback:Black poppies, Britain's black community and the Great War:2014
Author: Bourne, Stephen
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Private Harold Brown. Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment. In 1914 there were at least 10,000 black Britons, many of African and West Indian heritage, fiercely loyal to their mother country. Despite being discouraged from serving in the British Army during the First World War, men managed to join all branches of the armed forces and black communities made a vital contribution, both on the front and at home. By 1918 it is estimated that the black population had trebled to 30,000, and after the war many black soldiers who had fought for Britain decided to make it their home. 'Black Poppies' explores the military and civilian wartime experiences of these men and of women, from the trenches to the music hall. General adult
174 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1780336578
Paperback:The last slave market:2012
Author: Hazell, Alastair
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Constable
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title brings John Kirk's years in Zanzibar to life. The horrors of the overland passage from the interior, and the Zanzibar slave market itself, are vividly described, together with Kirk's final, bitter conflict with Dr Livingstone, who blamed Kirk for his own failings. General adult
369 p., [8] p. of plates, ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0752465856
Paperback:The motherland calls, Britain's black servicemen & women, 1939-45:2012
Author: Bourne, Stephen
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: History
Resource type: Physical
Note: During the Second World War, black volunteers from across the British Empire enthusiastically joined the armed forces and played their part in fighting Nazi Germany and its allies. In the air, sea and on land, they risked their lives, yet very little attention has been given to the thousands of black British, Caribbean and West African servicemen and women who supported the British war effort from 1939-45. Drawing on the author's expert knowledge of the subject, and many years of original research, 'The Motherland Calls' is a long-overdue tribute to some of the black servicemen and women whose contribution to fighting for peace has been overlooked. General adult
157 p., [16] p. of plates, ill., ports. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1451678975
Hardback:The king years, historic moments in the civil rights movement:2013
Author: Branch, Taylor
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Government, law & politics
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Taylor Branch's three-volume history endures as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence and democracy. With this brief volume, which brings to life the pivotal scenes, he relates the dramatic story of how the movement evolved from a bus strike to a political revolution, and brings this historic achievement to a wider audience. Tertiary
x, 210 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm (hbk)
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1627781269
Paperback:Time on two crosses, the collected writings of Bayard Rustin:2015:Second edition
Author: Rustin, Bayard
Author: Carbado, Devon W.
Author: Weise, Donald
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Government, law & politics
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Second edition
Publisher: Cleis Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Bayard Rustin, the famed openly-gay African American organiser, taught Martin Luther King, Jr. strategies of non-violence during the Montgomery Bus Boycott, thereby launching the birth of the Civil Rights Movement. This text showcases the extraordinary career of this black gay civil rights pioneer. General adult
256 pages ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0719089018
Paperback:Ending British rule in Africa, writers in a common cause:2012
Author: Polsgrove, Carol
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Government, law & politics
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: On the eve of WWII, a small group of Africans and West Indians in London dared to imagine the unimaginable - the end of British rule in Africa. In books, pamphlets, and periodicals, they launched an anti-colonial campaign that used publishing as a pathway to liberation. This book traces the development of this publishing community. Tertiary
Title series: Studies in imperialism
xviii, 186 pages ; 24 cm (pbk)
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0289703263
Hardback:Blacks in films, a survey of racial themes and images in the American film:1975
Author: Pines, Jim
Year: 1975
Language: English
Interest category: Entertainment
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Studio Vista
Resource type: Physical
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1610395980
Paperback:They poured fire on us from the sky, the true story of three lost boys from Sudan:2015:10th anniversary edition
Author: Ajak, Benjamin
Author: Deng, Benson
Author: Deng, Alephonsion
Author: Bernstein, Judy A.
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: World history & travel
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 10th anniversary edition
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles They were all under the age of seven when they were driven from a war-ravaged country. In this deceptively understated memoir, three boys recall in their own words their harrowing journey to safety. General adult
336 pages ; 21 cm (pbk)
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0745328482
Paperback:Black skin, white masks:2008
Author: Fanon, Frantz
Year: 2008
Language: English, French
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Pluto
Resource type: Physical
Note: Frantz Fanon's seminal text was immediately acclaimed as a classic of black liberationalist writing. Fanon's descriptions of the feelings of inadequacy and dependence experienced by people of colour in a white world, 'the crippled colonial mentalities of the oppressed', are as salient and as compelling as ever. Tertiary Translated from the French
Title series: Get political
256 p. ; 22 cm (pbk)
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140887055X
Hardback:Why I'm no longer talking to white people about race:2017
Author: Eddo-Lodge, Reni
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Bloomsbury Circus
Resource type: Physical
Note: In February 2014, Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way discussions of race and racism in Britain were constantly being led by those who weren't affected by it. She posted the piece on her blog, and gave it the title: 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race'. Her powerful, passionate words hit a nerve. The post went viral, and comments flooded in from others desperate to speak up about their own, similar experiences. Galvanised by this response, she decided to dig into the source of these feelings; this clear hunger for an open discussion. The result is a searing, illuminating, absolutely necessary exploration of what it is to be a person of colour in Britain today. General adult
xvii, 249 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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