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Black 1919 : riots, racism and resistance in imperial Britain

Author: Jacqueline Jenkinson
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, ©2009.
Series: Postcolonialism across the disciplines, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"During the 1919 port riots - in Glasgow, London, Liverpool, and Cardiff, among other cities - crowds of working-class whites targeted black workers, their families, their businesses, and their property. These riots were a manifestation of global unrest that affected Britain, parts of its empire, continental Europe, and North American during and after the wake of the economic struggles engendered by World War I.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Jenkinson
ISBN: 9781846312007 1846312000
OCLC Number: 263994954
Description: x, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The wider context of the seaport riots --
Chief events of the riots --
Who were the rioters? --
Police and court responses --
Repatriation to the colonies: the government solution to the riots and some Caribbean consequences --
Aftermath: global reverberations, self-help, alien status and further riots.
Series Title: Postcolonialism across the disciplines, 5.
Other Titles: Black nineteen nineteen
Responsibility: Jacqueline Jenkinson.

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The riots that broke out in various British port cities in 1919 were a dramatic manifestation of a wave of global unrest that affected Britain, parts of its empire, continental Europe and North  Read more...

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'With Black 1919, Jacqueline Jenkinson has provided the first detailed investigation of the 1919 riots, which were among the most severe, widespread, and prolonged social disturbances to occur in Read more...

 
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