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Colour Bar by Learie Constantine 1st Edition

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An explosive, challenging, hard hitting tome, the more so because it came not from a known black militant but from someone who seemed so charming, so unruffled, so suited to British society - Peter Mason - Biographer

Learie Nicholas Constantine, Baron Constantine, MBE (21 September 1901 – 1 July 1971) was a West Indian cricketer, lawyer and politician who served as Trinidad's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and became the UK's first black peer. He played 18 Test matches before the Second World War and took the West Indies' first wicket in Test cricket. An advocate against racial discrimination, in later life he was influential in the passing of the 1965 Race Relations Act in Britain. He was knighted in 1962 and made a life peer in 1969. - Wikipedia

The Cricket Society and MCC book of the year in 2016.

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Author(s):
Learie Constantine
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Edition:
1st Edition
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Hardback
Publisher:
Stanley Paul And Co
Title:
Colour Bar by Learie Constantine - 1st Edition

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An explosive, challenging, hard hitting tome, the more so because it came not from a known black militant but from someone who seemed so charming, so unruffled, so suited to British society - Peter Mason - Biographer

Learie Nicholas Constantine, Baron Constantine, MBE (21 September 1901 – 1 July 1971) was a West Indian cricketer, lawyer and politician who served as Trinidad's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and became the UK's first black peer. He played 18 Test matches before the Second World War and took the West Indies' first wicket in Test cricket. An advocate against racial discrimination, in later life he was influential in the passing of the 1965 Race Relations Act in Britain. He was knighted in 1962 and made a life peer in 1969. - Wikipedia

The Cricket Society and MCC book of the year in 2016.

Ex-library edition

Added value:
1st Edition
Author(s):
Learie Constantine
Condition:
Fair
Edition:
1st Edition
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Stanley Paul And Co
Title:
Colour Bar by Learie Constantine - 1st Edition

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