Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2018

320 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9781849049603

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An African in Imperial London

The Indomitable Life of A.B.C. Merriman-Labor

Danell Jones

A Hurst Publication

  • The first biography of the author of Britons Through Negro Spectacles
  • Restores A.B.C. Merriman-Labor to the pantheon of African observers of colonialism and opens a window onto racial attitudes in Edwardian London.
  • A vivid portrait of London as it writhed its way into a new century of appalling social inequity and unprecedented demands for civil rights
  • New information on the often- overlooked contributions of Africans to the war effort