Reimaging Britain

Reimaging Britain

Five Hundred Years of Black and Asian History

eBook - 1999
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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 offer the first complete history of both the Black and Asian experience in Britain*BR**BR*Blacks and Asians have a long history in the British Isles. Ramdin illustrates this by covering a 500-year period, from 1500 to the present day. He recounts the major historical episodes and covers all the major figures, including Ottobah Cugoano, William Cuffay, William Davidson, George Padmore, Mary Seacole, C.L.R. James, V.S. Naipaul, Sam Selvon, Walter Tull, Shirley Bassey, Bill Morris, Salman Rushdie, Hanif Kureshi and Bernie Grant.*BR**BR*In bringing the largely hidden histories of these immigrant communities to the fore, Ron Ramdin’s wide-ranging study challenges conventional histories of the British Isles. Reimaging Britain will lead to a reappraisal of how ‘British’ history is written in the future.
These are the hidden histories of Black and Asian communities in Britain

Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 1999
ISBN: 9781849645201
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 402 pages)


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