Dropping Anchor, Setting Sail: Geographies of Race in Black Liverpool

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The port city of Liverpool, England, is home to one of the oldest Black communities in Britain. Its members proudly date their history back at least as far as the nineteenth century, with the global wanderings and eventual settlement of colonial African seamen. Jacqueline Nassy Brown analyzes how this worldly origin story supports an avowedly local Black politic and identity--a theme that becomes a window onto British politics of race, place, and nation, and Liverpool's own contentious origin story as a gloriously ...

Dropping Anchor, Setting Sail: Geographies of Race in Black Liverpool 2005, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691115634

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