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Wartime hospitality and the colour bar

John Belchem

in Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319679
eISBN:
9781781387153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319679.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The ‘peaceful invasion’ of refugees and allies during the Second World War included significant numbers of ‘coloured’ colonials responding to the needs of the merchant marine, munitions factories and ... More


Freshening Winds of Freedom

Robert Peterson

in Only the Ball Was White: A History of Legendary Black Players and All-Black Professional Teams

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195076370
eISBN:
9780199853786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195076370.003.0051
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses racial discriminations that plagued Negro baseball. Their dreams of joining major leagues were fast dimming and segregation laws were enforced more strongly. The Northerners ... More


Race and the Dance Hall

James Nott

in Going to the Palais: A Social And Cultural History of Dancing and Dance Halls in Britain, 1918–1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199605194
eISBN:
9780191754258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605194.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Race was an issue intimately related to dancing and caused considerable debate, considered in Chapter 9. Although the bulk of non-white migration to Britain came after 1960, race was already an issue ... More


The Emergence of Multiracial Congregations (1940–2000)

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Howard Thurman, who played a significant role in racial reconciliation in the United States during the period between the 1940s and the 1970s, was included in the group of African American religious ... More


Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Jacqueline Jenkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315138
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The riots that broke out in various British port cities in 1919 were a dramatic manifestation of a wave of global unrest that affected Britain, parts of its empire, continental Europe and North ... More


The eighteenth-century West Indies

Douglas J. Hamilton

in Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World 1750–1820

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719071829
eISBN:
9781781702321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719071829.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses social problems in the West Indies during the second half of the eighteenth century. Just as Scotland experienced great challenges and stresses in the second half of the ... More


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