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Published: 31 October 2011

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719081675

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Paving the Empire Road

BBC television and black Britons

First Edition

Darrell Newton

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Paperback edition of this ground-breaking work, which has been widely reviewed, including in the TLS
  • Surveys a range of popular TV programmes addressing race, including Empire Road, Till Death Us Do Part, Babyfather and Small Island
  • Examines how policies on racial fairness have shifted historically, depending on the social climate and audience surveys
  • Draws on unexamined memoranda and correspondence between BBC managers and 'coloured' organisations

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