Black Britain A Photographic History


The first photographic history of black people in the British Isles by a distinguished academic.

ISBN: 9780863565403 Author: Gilroy, Paul Publisher: Saqi Books Publication Date: 13th September 2007 Imprint: Saqi Books Cover: Hardback Dewey: 305.8960410222 (edition:22) Pages: 320 Readership: College - higher education / Code: F Category: Subject:

People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited the British Isles for centuries. Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural dimensions of black Britishness, has assembled a living history of black people in the British Isles. Spanning two hundred years, this collection features images of black Britons at work, at war, and at play.

Paul Gilroy was a professor of sociology and African American studies at Yale University until 2005, when he left to become a professor of social theory at The London School of Economics and Political Science.

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