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Product no.: HP195

The stories of Guyanese people as well as those of ex-patriates from Britain, Canada, Holland and the U.S. and, particularly, those of the Canadian Connolly family

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Product no.: HP147

The personal journal of a young Black woman who followed her dreams from the age of six years old

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Product no.: HP156

Grandson of an African slave and son of a West Indian slave, William Cuffay gained his freedom and became was one of the leaders of Chartism, the largest political movement ever seen in Britain

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Product no.: HP071

Born in 1762 in Jamaica of a Scottish father and a Jamaican mother, Robert Wedderburn was one of the key campaigners against slavery at the beginning of the nineteenth century

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Product no.: HP074

The true story of Sebert Graham, who came to Britain from Jamaica as a boy and rose to the venerated position of local mayor of a Buckinghamshire town

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Product no.: HP084

Biography of a man who took the journey from British Guiana in 1959 to the often cold and hostile streets of London

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Product no.: HP095

One of the greatest Black leaders of the twentieth century, Marcus Garvey is said to have envisaged so much, completed so little, and inspired so many

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Product no.: HP096

Ira Aldridge was the first Black actor to play white roles and was acknowledged as “the world’s most celebrated interpreter of Shakespeare” during his lifetime

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Product no.: HP100

An essential text for students and scholars of Black history featuring over 1,000 biographies of historical and contemporary Black figures

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Product no.: HP137

Lavishly illustrated, pictorial reflection of Kamla’s activities during the first year of her premiership which also chronicles the opening of a new chapter in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

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Product no.: HP106

Born in Britain in 1920 to a Jamaican father and an English mother, Dr Alan Goffe was one of a group of microbiologists who helped develop and improve vaccines designed to fight polio and measles

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Product no.: HP129

Keith Walker looks back on his life and reflects upon the times of great adventure and great danger; friendship and conflict; joy and sadness; and ultimate success

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Product no.: HP136

This book traces the tradition of Caribbean publishing in Britain, starting in the nineteenth century with the revolutionary Jamaican Robert Wedderburn

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Product no.: HP152

From humble origins on a small island in the Caribbean, A.N.R. Robinson rose to become a national, regional and international leader

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Product no.: HP041

This book charts the life of Britain's first Asian Member of Parliament, from humble beginnings in Bombay to the laying of the foundations of modern India

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Product no.: HP063

This book traces the African oral tradition, through African American and Caribbean culture, to Black performance poetry in England, and examines the many factors which have shaped this oral poetry. INCLUDES CD

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Product no.: HP126

The first full-length biography of this great Antiguan and Barbudan political leader which concludes with some reflections on the meaning of his successes and failures for postcolonial transformation not only in Antigua and Barbuda but also for the wider Caribbean

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Product no.: HP004

Published in 1987, this part biography part social commentary contains all the elements of the life story of any West Indian in Britain

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Product no.: HP164

A biography of Antigua’s greatest calypsonian

 

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Product no.: HP165

This first volume of Jan Carew’s memoirs ends in 1939 when the Second World War draws him, his best friends and fellow students into joining the British armed forces

 

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Product no.: HP168

The story of one woman’s life-changing journey from poverty in Jamaica to triumph over illness, and to the service of Queen and country

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Product no.: HP173

An engaging account of the least known of the three leading black figures in eighteenth-century England

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Product no.: HP174

A unique biography of an unlikely champion of the colonised and downtrodden in Jamaica in the early 20th century

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Product no.: HP182

The story of one man's journey from humble beginnings in a Jamaican countryside, through the challenges of migration and settlement in a racialised environment, to the status of a respected, sometimes controversial, community and religious leader, broadcaster, ecumenist, speaker and writer

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Product no.: HP183

This autobiography tells the story of the author's fateful journey from village life in British Guiana and his fortitude to address and overcome the challenges of life in Britain

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Product no.: HP193

Jamaica-born Gloria Cameron wanted nothing more than to raise her family and help others, but after years of devoted service, she found herself at the centre of life-changing circumstances

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Product no.: HP055

Biographies of mixed-race figures including Bob Marley, Mary Seacole and Shirley Bassey

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Product no.: HP197

This memoir tells a familiar tale of those who dream of returning ‘home’ some day, but whose nostalgic voyage of discovery isn’t always what they hoped it would be.

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Product no.: HP203

This book reflects upon the legend, legacy and pioneering endeavours of a truly great Black British football superstar

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Product no.: HP209

An essential book for citizens of the modern Caribbean and those interested in Caribbean affairs

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