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The Oxford Companion to Black British History

Dabydeen, David, Gilmore, John, Jones, Cecily
Format: Hardback
Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Published: March 22, 2007
ISBN: 9780192804396
592 pages

£35.00

The Oxford Companion to Black British History is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the long and fascinating history of black people in the British Isles, from African auxiliaries stationed on Hadrian’s Wall in the 2nd century AD, through John Edmonstone, who taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Mary Seacole, the ‘Black Florence Nightingale’, and Walter Tull, footballer and First World War officer, to our own day. It considers such keyconcepts as Emancipation and Reparations. It is also timely: the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority highlighted in their annual report of December 2005 the need to give more attention to the wider teaching of black history.

OCBBH brings together a unique collection of articles which provides an overview ofthe black presence in Britain, and the rich and diverse contribution made to British society.

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