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The wider context of the seaport riots

in Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312007.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the inter-locking causes of the seaport riots. These included the high level of post-war unemployment in the merchant navy and the tension caused in overcrowded ports by the ... More


Chief events of the riots

in Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312007.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter concentrates on the events of the seaport riots, and the common and contrasting themes in the rioting that occurred across Britain. The rioting in Liverpool was fiercer and more ... More


Who were the rioters?

in Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312007.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the make-up of the rioting crowds, including analysis of the gender, ages, birthplaces and occupations of rioters and others linked with the riotous outbreaks, and also ... More


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