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Staying power : the history of black people in Britain

Author: Peter Fryer
Publisher: London : Pluto Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The classic history of black people in Britain, an epic story that spans the Roman conquest to the present day.
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Genre/Form: History
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Fryer, Peter
Staying Power : The History of Black People in Britain
London : Pluto Press,c2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Fryer
ISBN: 9781786803344 1786803348 9781786803337 178680333X
OCLC Number: 1053888124
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; Foreword --
Paul Gilroy; Introduction --
Paul Gilroy; Preface; 1. 'Those kinde of people'; 2. 'Necessary Implements'; 3. Britain's slave ports; 4. The black community takes shape; 5. Eighteenth-century voices; 6. Slavery and the law; 7. The rise of English racism; 8. Up from slavery; 9. Challenges to empire; 10. Under attack; 11. The settlers; 12. The new generation; Appendixes; Notes; Suggestions for further reading; Index
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