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Published: 01 May 2019

256 Pages | 8 b/w tables, 4 figures

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786942265

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Black 1919

Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Jacqueline Jenkinson

Liverpool University Press

  • A detailed investigation of the 1919 riots, which were among the most severe, widespread, and prolonged social disturbances to occur in Britain in the first half of the twentieth century.
  • A substantial addition to the literature of black British history
  • Sets out the economic and social causes of the riots and their impact on Britain's relationship with its empire and its colonial subjects.
  • A stark and timely reminder of the violent racist conflict that emerged after the First World War and the shockwaves that reverberated around the Empire.

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