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Black and British: a forgotten history

Black and British: a forgotten history

Olusoga, David, author

David Olusoga's 'Black and British' is a rich and revealing exploration of the extraordinarily long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa. Drawing on new genetic and genealogical research, original records, expert testimony and contemporary interviews, Black and British reaches back to Roman Britain, the medieval imagination and Shakespeare's Othello. Unflinching, confronting taboos and revealing hitherto unknown scandals, Olusoga describes how black and white Britons have been intimately entwined for centuries

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Macmillan, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: David Olusoga
ISBN: 1447299736, 9781447299738
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: TV tie-in.
Physical Description: xxii, 602 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm
Subject: Blacks Great Britain Social conditions.; Society.; Great Britain Race relations History.; Blacks Great Britain History.; Blacks Race identity Great Britain History.