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Related categories: Black, Asian & Other Diasporas / Local Interest /
Related booklists: Slavery & the Slave Trade, Liverpool and the Slave Trade, Black History,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Back in the Day: Vol. 1 - Liverpool 8 Social History 1984-89 by Leroy Cooper
    Back in the Day: Vol. 1 - Liverpool 8 Social History 1984-89 - by Leroy Cooper

    £20.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781527236967 | ISBN 10: 152723696x

    Leroy Cooper understands the power of art to transform energy. Through street art, poetry, photography, painting and music, Leroy's personal experience has become his legacy.   Following his arrest in Liverpool 8 in 1981, his name has been inextr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Great War to Race Riots by Madeline Heneghan and Emy Onuora
    Great War to Race Riots - by Madeline Heneghan and Emy Onuora

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910580387 | ISBN 10: 1910580384

    In 1919, race riots in Liverpool culminated in the racist murder of Bermudian seaman, Charles Wotten, chased from a boarding house, thrown into the dock and pelted with stones until he drowned. This tragic event took place against a backdrop of racia ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bess by Rose Thomas
    Bess - by Rose Thomas

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910580332 | ISBN 10: 1910580333

    Bess, young, black and part of a new generation growing up in post-war Liverpool, faces age-old racism amidst new opportunities for work, and personal, social and sexual exploration.   Returning to Liverpool from her home in London, Bess ponde ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beat Makers: The Unsung Heroes of The Mersey Sound by Anthony Hogan
    The Beat Makers: The Unsung Heroes of The Mersey Sound - by Anthony Hogan

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781445672083 | ISBN 10: 1445672081

    In the late 1950s, a flourishing musical culture began to emerge in major UK cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and London. This was particularly true in the Merseyside area, where an estimated 350 different groups were active, often pl ... more

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  • Cover image of book 61 Minutes in Munich: The Story of Liverpool FC
    61 Minutes in Munich: The Story of Liverpool FC's First Black Footballer - by Howard Gayle

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781909245396 | ISBN 10: 1909245399

    In April 1981, Howard Gayle was summoned from the substitutes’ bench and sent on to play for Liverpool in the second leg of a European Cup semi-final at German champions Bayern Munich.   The previous October, by filling the same role at Manc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Your Average Muslim by Zia Chaudhry
    Just Your Average Muslim - by Zia Chaudhry

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780722481 | ISBN 10: 1780722486

    This fascinating and original book provides a better insight into the life of "just your average Muslim" than you will find anywhere else.  A powerful antidote to common but exhausted stereotypes, it challenges non-Muslims to reexamine their per ... more

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  • Cover image of book Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool by John Belchem
    Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool - by John Belchem

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781380000 | ISBN 10: 1781380007

    Long before the arrival of the 'Empire Windrush' after the Second World War, Liverpool was widely known for its polyglot population, its boisterous 'sailortown' and cosmopolitan profile of transients, sojourners and settlers. Regarding Britain as the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool
    Liverpool '81: Remembering the Toxteth Riots - by Diane Frost & Richard Phillips (Editors)

    £14.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846316685 | ISBN 10: 1846316685

    Published to mark the 30th anniversary of the street disturbances that took place in Liverpool 8 in 1981, a time in which Liverpool was at the forefront of events that also rocked other British cities and communities including Brixton and Birmingham, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Foster Kid: A Liverpudlian Childhood by Paul Barber
    Foster Kid: A Liverpudlian Childhood - by Paul Barber

    £12.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780751539127 | ISBN 10: 0751539120

    After the death of his mother, Paul and his brothers and sister spent the rest of their childhoods in a succession of children’s and foster homes where they found themselves at the mercy of adults more interested in their own welfare than providing a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Catch Me Before I Fall by Rosie Childs
    Catch Me Before I Fall - by Rosie Childs

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780753512203 | ISBN 10: 0753512203

    When Rosie Childs was born, as Clare Malone, her life was immediately different to those around her - she was a black child in an all-white family and on an all-white Liverpool council, estate in the 1950s, and therefore living proof of her mother's ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool and Slavery: A Scouse Press reprint of the 1884 account by
    Liverpool and Slavery: A Scouse Press reprint of the 1884 account by 'Dicky Sam' - by Dicky Sam

    £4.99   paperback   (1985) - ISBN 13: 9780901367327 | ISBN 10: 090136732x

    Facsimile reprint of a book first published in 1884, at a time when the British slave trade had been dead for more than 50 years, but many of the slave traders and captains who commanded the slave ships would still have been alive. (Which is probably ... more

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