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Great War to Race Riots
Madeline Heneghan and Emy Onuora
In 1919, race riots in Liverpool culminated in the racist murder of Bermudian seaman, Charles Wotten, chased from a boarding house, thrown into the dock and pelted with stones until he drowned. This tragic event took place against a backdrop of racial attacks against Liverpool's black community and those from other countries, who came to work, or were demobilised in Liverpool after they had fought for Britain in World War I.
"You can't overstate the significance of this book based on the brilliant work of the Great War to Race Riots project - it's a must-read for anyone wanting to understand both the troubles we've been through, and our strength and resilience."
ISBN 13: 9781910580196 | ISBN 10: 1910580198
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