Reimaging Britain


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Blacks and Asians have a long history in the British isles. A full understanding of Black and Asian history within the British context is integral to achieving a truly multicultural Britain. In this landmark book, Ron Ramdin illustrates this with the first complete history of both the Black and Asian experience in Britain, covering a 500-year period, from 1500 to the present day. Ramdin recounts the major historical episodes and covers all the major figures, from Olaudah Equiano, Ottobah Cugoano, William Cuffay, William Davidson, Mary Prince, Mary Seacole, Dadabliai Naoroji, Shapurji Saklatvala, Walter Tull, Harold Moody, George Padmore, Paul Robeson, C.L.R. James, V.S. Naipaul and Sam Selvon, to Shirley Bassey, Errol John, Bill Morris, Jayaben Desai, Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureshi, Bernie Grant, John Agard, Rudy Narayan and Sonia Boyce among others. In bringing the largely hidden histories of these immigrant, communities to the fore, Ron Ramdin

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Weight 574.2 g
Dimensions 15.5 × 23 × 2.904 cm