Black and British

EAN:9781447299769
A Forgotten History
Značka: Pan Macmillan

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Longlisted for the inaugural Jhalak Prize and a Waterstones Book of the Year, Black and British is a vital re-examination of a shared history, published to accompany the landmark BBC Two series.In it, award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga offers readers 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. It reveals that behind the South Sea Bubble was Britain's global slave-trading empire and that much of the great industrial boom of the nineteenth century was built on American slavery. It shows that Black Britons fought at Trafalgar and in the trenches of the First World War. Black British history can be read in stately homes, street names, statues and memorials across Britain and is woven into the cultural and economic histories of the nation.Unflinching, confronting taboos and revealing hitherto unknown scandals, Olusoga describes how black and white Britons have been intimately entwined for centuries.
Informácie o produkte
Podnázov A Forgotten History
Druh sortimentu Kniha
Autor David Olusoga
Značka Pan Macmillan
Rok vydania 2017
Poradie vydania 1. vydanie
Väzba Brožovaná bez přebalu matná
Počet strán 624
ISBN 1447299760
EAN 9781447299769
Interný kód 0246418
Produktový manažér Jana Knopová (jana.knopova@knihcentrum.sk)
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