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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Back to Black: Black Radicalism for the 21st Century by Kehinde Andrews
    Back to Black: Black Radicalism for the 21st Century - by Kehinde Andrews

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786992772 | ISBN 10: 1786992779

    Back to Black traces the long and eminent history of Black radical politics. Born out of resistance to slavery and colonialism, its rich past encompasses figures such as Marcus Garvey, Angela Davis, the Black Panthers and the Black Lives Matter activ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black, Listed by Jeffrey Boakye
    Black, Listed - by Jeffrey Boakye

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349700564 | ISBN 10: 0349700567

    AFRO-CARIBBEAN. COLOURED. ETHNIC MINORITY. IMMIGRANT. BAME. URBAN. WOKE. FAM. BLACK.  These are just some of the terms being wrestled with in Black, Listed, an exploration of twenty-first century Black identity told through a list of insults, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Groundings with My Brothers by Walter Rodney
    The Groundings with My Brothers - by Walter Rodney

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788731157 | ISBN 10: 1788731158

    A remarkable book on the international operations of racism and the global meaning of Black Power.  In this classic work published in the heady days of anti-colonial revolution, Groundings with My Brothers follows the global circulation of em ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Black Sociologists: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives by Marcus A. Hunter
    The New Black Sociologists: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives - by Marcus A. Hunter

    £26.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781138046610 | ISBN 10: 1138046612

    The New Black Sociologists follows in the footsteps of 1974’s pioneering text Black Sociologists: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, by tracing the organization of its forbearer in key thematic ways.   This new collection of essays revisi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century by Kehinde Andrews
    Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century - by Kehinde Andrews

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786992789 | ISBN 10: 1786992787

    One of Britain’s most highly acclaimed Black educators presents the history of Black radicalism, reclaiming it for the twenty-first century.   Back to Black traces the long and eminent history of Black radical politics. Born out of resistanc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Renegade: The Life and Times of Darcus Howe by Robin Bunce and Paul Field
    Renegade: The Life and Times of Darcus Howe - by Robin Bunce and Paul Field

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408886205 | ISBN 10: 1408886200

    Born in Trinidad during the dying days of British colonialism, Darcus Howe has become an uncompromising champion of racial justice. The book examines how Howe's unique political outlook was inspired by the example of his friend and mentor C.L.R. Jame ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Power 50 by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi Woodard (Editors)
    Black Power 50 - by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi Woodard (Editors)

    £21.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781620971482 | ISBN 10: 1620971488

    With a foreword by Khalil Gibran Muhammad.   The fully illustrated companion to a major exhibit at New York’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a sweeping fiftieth-anniversary retrospective of Black Power in America and around ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's Been Beautiful: Soul! and Black Power Television - by Gayle Wald

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780822358374 | ISBN 10: 0822358379

    Soul! was where Stevie Wonder and Earth, Wind & Fire got funky, where Toni Morrison read from her debut novel, where James Baldwin and Nikki Giovanni discussed gender and power, and where Amiri Baraka and Stokely Carmichael enjoyed a sympathetic foru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships by Ray Costello
    Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships - by Ray Costello

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781380147 | ISBN 10: 1781380147

    During the Age of Sail, black seamen could be found in many shipboard roles in the Royal Navy, such as gunners, deck-hands and top men, working at heights in the rigging. In the later Age of Steam, black seamen were more likely to be found on merch ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Images In The Comics by Fredrik Strmberg
    Black Images In The Comics - by Fredrik Strmberg

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781606995624 | ISBN 10: 1606995626

    This book spotlights over 100 comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels to feature black characters from all over the world over the last century, and the result is a fascinating journey to, if not enlightenment, then at least away from the horre ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Just Defiance: The Bombmakers, the Insurgents and a Legendary Treason Trial by Peter Harris
    A Just Defiance: The Bombmakers, the Insurgents and a Legendary Treason Trial - by Peter Harris

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846272875 | ISBN 10: 1846272874

    1987, Pretoria. Four young black men have just been arrested for a horrific string of political murders. There's no doubt that they're guilty of everything they're accused of - and more. But in a society riven by brutal repression and racial tensions ... more

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  • Cover image of book Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech That Transformed a Nation by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly
    Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech That Transformed a Nation - by Clarence B. Jones and Stuart Connelly

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780230337558 | ISBN 10: 0230337554

    "I have a dream."   When those words were spoken on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, the crowd stood, electrified, as Martin Luther King, Jr. brought the plight of African Americans to the public consciousness and firmly ... more

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  • Cover image of book Murder in Notting Hill by Mark Olden
    Murder in Notting Hill - by Mark Olden

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846945366 | ISBN 10: 1846945364

    A search for the truth about a distant unsolved murder.   At around midnight on May 17 1959, a white gang ambushed Antiguan carpenter Kelso Cochrane on a Notting Hill slum street. One of them plunged a knife into his heart. When the po ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Slave Trade: History Files by James Walvin
    The Slave Trade: History Files - by James Walvin

    £12.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780500289174 | ISBN 10: 0500289174

    History Files the people, the events, 
the ideas that shaped our past and made 
our present  The 16th-century Spanish and Portuguese explorers who went to Africa in search of gold discovered an even more lucrative cargo: slaves. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776-1848 by Robin Blackburn
    The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery 1776-1848 - by Robin Blackburn

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844674756 | ISBN 10: 1844674754

    "One of the finest studies of slavery and abolition."(Eric Foner) In 1770 a handful of European nations ruled the Americas, drawing from them a stream of exotic products and popular pleasures. Some two and half million black slaves, imprisoned ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mother Country: Britain
    Mother Country: Britain's Black Community on the Home Front 1939-45 - by Stephen Bourne

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780752456102 | ISBN 10: 0752456105

    Very little attention has been given to black British and West African and Caribbean citizens who lived and worked on the front line during the Second World War. Yet black people were under fire in cities like Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool, London an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beacons of Liberation by Shango Baku
    Beacons of Liberation - by Shango Baku

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906190170 | ISBN 10: 1906190178

    Beacons of Liberation was first published in 1995. It was themed on a mural at the Yaa Asantewaa Arts Centre in Paddington, London, depicting twelve historical Black leaders; six men and six women who had advanced the cause of African liberty by the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black History for Beginners by Denise Dennis
    Black History for Beginners - by Denise Dennis

    £11.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781934389195 | ISBN 10: 1934389196

    What is Black History? Did you know what blacks were in Cortezs crew in Mexico, with Pizarro in Peru and Alvarado in Quitothat when Balboa discovered the Pacific Ocean, 30 black people were with him.that when Alarcon and Coronado conquered Mexico, ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Praise of Black Women -  Volume 1:  Ancient African Queens by Simone Schwarz-Bart
    In Praise of Black Women - Volume 1: Ancient African Queens - by Simone Schwarz-Bart

    £57.95   hardback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780299172503 | ISBN 10: 0299172503

    PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high price of this book it is not a title we would have in stock, but we can order it on request. Please also note that it is probably quite a heavy book, and so postage costs would be higher than average. It is not available ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Athena: Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization Vol. 1:The Fabrication of Ancient  Greece by Martin Bernal
    Black Athena: Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization Vol. 1:The Fabrication of Ancient Greece - by Martin Bernal

    £14.99   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780099887805 | ISBN 10: 0099887800

    What is classical about Classical Civilization? In one of the most audacious works of scholarship ever written, Martin Bernal challenges the whole basis of our thinking about this question. Classical civilization, he argues, has deep roots in Afroasi ... more

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