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1529063396
Book:Black and British: a short, essential history; David Olusoga:2020 Book Black and British: a short, essential history; David Olusoga
Black and British: a short, essential history; David Olusoga
Author: Olusoga, David
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: 305.896
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books, 2020
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781529063394
Notes:
When did Africans first come to Britain? Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings? Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution? These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years of the Black British history: from the Roman Africans who guarded Hadrian's Wall right up to the present day.
Extent: 217 pages, illustrations (black and white), maps (black and whit
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