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Great Britain: Black People

(see also Great Britain since 1850 & Muslim Europe)

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On the Web: Articles

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In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Chessum, Lorna. From Immigrants to Ethnic Minority: Making Black Community in Britain (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000).

Cottle, Thomas J. Black Testimony: The Voices of Britain's West Indians (Philadelphia: Temple, 1980).

File, Nigel & Chris Power. Black Settlers in Britain, 1555-1958 (London: Heinemann, 1981).

George, Rose. A Life Removed: Hunting for Refuge in the Modern World (London: Penguin, 2004).

Gordon, Paul & David Rosenberg. Daily Racism: The Press & Black People in Britain (London: Runnymede Trust, 1989).

Green, Jeffrey. Black Edwardians: Black People in Britain, 1901-1914 (London: Frank Cass, 1998).

Hiro, Dilip. Black British, White British: A History of Race Relations in Britain [1973] (rev. ed. London: Grafton, 1991).

Jacobs, Brian D. Black Politics & Urban Crisis in Britain (NY: Cambridge, 1986).

Katznelson, Ira. Black Men, White Cities: Race, Politics & Migration in the US, 1900-1930 & Britain, 1948-1968 (NY: Oxford, 1973).

Murray, Leon. Being Black in Britain: Challenge & Hope (London: Chester House, 1995).

Ngcobo, Lauretta (ed.) Let It Be Told: Essays by Black Women in Britain (London: Virago, 1988).

Procter, James (ed.) Writing Black Britain, 1948-1998: An Interdisciplinary Anthology (Manchester: Manchester U., 2000).

Ramdin, Ron. The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain (Aldershot: Gower, 1987).

Sewell, Tony. Keep On Moving: The Windrush Legacy. Black Experience in Britain from 1948 (London: Voice Enterprises, 1998).

Smith, Graham A. When Jim Crow Met John Bull: Black American Soldiers in World War II Britain (NY: St. Martin's, 1988).

Walvin, James. Making the Black Atlantic: Britain & the African Diaspora (London: Cassell, 2000).

Whitfield, James. Unhappy Dialogue: The Metropolitan Police & Black Londoners in Postwar Britain (Cullompton, Devon: Willan, 2004).

In the Library: Fiction

Abouleila, Leila. The Translator (Edinburgh: Polygon, 1999).

__________. Coloured Lights (Edinburgh: Polygon, 2001). Stories.

Cobham, Rhonda & Marie Collins (eds.) Watchers & Seekers: Creative Writing by Black Women in Britain (London: Women's, 1987).

Gurnah, Abdulrazak. Memory of Departure (London: Jonathan Cape, 1987).

__________. Pilgrim's Way (London: Jonathan Cape, 1988).

__________. Dottie (London: Jonathan Cape, 1990).

Oyeyemi, Helan. The Icarus Girl (NY: Nan A. Talese, 2005).

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