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Beyond the Mother Country - West Indians and the Notting Hill White Riots

£39.99

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This hardcover book is in very good condition overall. The cover of the book has a gilded title on the spine, and the book includes the original dust jacket. The jacket has some noticeable wear, with markings throughout, as well as some slight fraying along some edges. On the edges of the pages, the book does have issues with foxing. This issue however does not appear to extend to the inside of the pages. The inside of the book is in very good condition overall, although the pages are discoloured ever so slightly.

'This book examines an important missing chapter in the history of post-war Britain. In 1948, in spite of misgivings which were never publicly expressed, the British government approved black immigration. The first ship bearing West Indians, the Empire Windrush, docked in June of that year... When moderate unemployment began to threaten the job security of these whites, racial hostility spilled over into violence, sparked off by fascist organisations like Oswald Mosley's Union Movement.'

Item details

Author(s):
Edward Pilkington
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 14 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1850431132
ISBN-13:
9781850431138
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Tauris
Title:
Beyond the Mother Country - West Indians and the Notting Hill White Riots

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This hardcover book is in very good condition overall. The cover of the book has a gilded title on the spine, and the book includes the original dust jacket. The jacket has some noticeable wear, with markings throughout, as well as some slight fraying along some edges. On the edges of the pages, the book does have issues with foxing. This issue however does not appear to extend to the inside of the pages. The inside of the book is in very good condition overall, although the pages are discoloured ever so slightly.

'This book examines an important missing chapter in the history of post-war Britain. In 1948, in spite of misgivings which were never publicly expressed, the British government approved black immigration. The first ship bearing West Indians, the Empire Windrush, docked in June of that year... When moderate unemployment began to threaten the job security of these whites, racial hostility spilled over into violence, sparked off by fascist organisations like Oswald Mosley's Union Movement.'

Author(s):
Edward Pilkington
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.5 x 14 cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1850431132
ISBN-13:
9781850431138
Number of pages:
182
Publisher:
Tauris
Title:
Beyond the Mother Country - West Indians and the Notting Hill White Riots

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