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Winner of the 2017 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize
Winner of the Longman History Today Trustees’ Award
A Waterstones.com History Book of the Year
Longlisted for the Orwell Prize
Shortlisted for the inaugural Jhalak Prize

In this vital re-examination of a shared history, historian and broadcaster David Olusoga tells the rich and revealing story of the long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa and the Caribbean.

Drawing on new genealogical research, original records, and…


Black And British

ISBN 10 : 9781447299745
ISBN 13 : 1447299744

Winner of the 2017 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize A Waterstones.com History Book of the Year Longlisted for the Orwell Prize Shortlisted for the inaugural Jhalak Prize In this vital re-..


Black And British

ISBN 10 : 9781447299738
ISBN 13 : 1447299736

A vital re-examination of a shared history, published to accompany the landmark BBC Two series.In Black and British, award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga offers re..


Black And British

ISBN 10 : 9781760550486
ISBN 13 : 1760550485

David Olusoga's A Black History of Britain is a rich and revealing exploration of the extraordinarily long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa. Drawing ..


White Cargo

ISBN 10 : 9781780572109
ISBN 13 : 1780572107

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, 300,000 people or more became slaves there in all but name. Urchins were swept up from London's streets to labour in the tobacco fields..


Staying Power

ISBN 10 : 0861047494
ISBN 13 : 9780861047499

‘For this retrieval of the lost histories of black Britain Mr Fryer has my deep gratitude. An invaluable book.’ --Salman Rushdie..


Black Tudors

ISBN 10 : 9781786071859
ISBN 13 : 1786071851

A black porter publicly whips a white English gentleman in a Gloucestershire manor house. A heavily pregnant African woman is abandoned on an Indonesian island by Sir Francis Drake..


Richmond Unchained

ISBN 10 : 9781445645094
ISBN 13 : 1445645092

The first ever biography of slave turned bare-knuckle boxing legend Bill Richmond (1763-1829)...