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Britain's Black Past

Gretchen H. Gerzina (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The presence and history of black people in Britain, going back centuries, has been obscured, forgotten and misunderstood. This book, which expands upon the Radio 4 series of the same name, uses new ... More


Intervention, Mapping and Excavation: White Caricatures versus Black Dehumanisation in Swallow Hard: The Lancaster Dinner Service (2007)

Celeste-Marie Bernier, Alan Rice, Lubaina Himid, and Hannah Durkin

in Inside the invisible: Memorialising Slavery and Freedom in the Life and Works of Lubaina Himid

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620856
eISBN:
9781789629903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620856.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

Swallow Hard: The Lancaster Dinner Service was part of the Abolished? exhibition in Lancaster. It uses overpainted eighteenth and early nineteenth century plates, tureens, jugs and dishes to comment ... More


The Next Chapter: The Black Presence in the Nineteenth Century

Caroline Bressey

in Britain's Black Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Caroline Bressey turns her attention in this chapter to the 19th century descendants of blacks who had found their way to Britain in the previous century. She focuses on the flawed Victorian ... More


The Making of a Liverpool Community: An Elusive Narrative

Raymond Costello

in Britain's Black Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Tracing the black presence in Liverpool, the oldest black community in Europe, is the subject of this chapter by Ray Costello. He begins by recounting and dispelling the ‘Windrush myth’—a ... More


Shadow and Act: American Popular Music and the Absent Black Presence

Miles White

in From Jim Crow to Jay-Z: Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036620
eISBN:
9780252093678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036620.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines minstrel performance as the first construction of an absent black presence in American popular music, signified by the minstrel mask, and as the first sustained project ... More


Genealogy and the Black Past

Kathleen Chater

in Britain's Black Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.003.0019
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In this chapter, Kathleen Chater, an independent historian, enumerates many of the local history projects and academic efforts that have attempted to collect evidence of black lives in ... More


Introduction

Gretchen H. Gerzina

in Britain's Black Past

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781789621600
eISBN:
9781800341135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621600.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the introduction, editor Gretchen Gerzina describes the origins of the book project having sprung from a Radio 4 series she had presented called ‘Britain’s Black Past’ in which she travelled ... More


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