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Jamaican Volunteer in the First World War

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Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness Publisher: Manchester University Press  ISBN: 9780719069857 Richard Smith Like African-Americans from the US, Jamaicans had a fight on their hands when they returned to Jamaica after the Great War of 1914-1918. Their political and econom…


Race, War and Nationalism by Glenford Howe

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Glenford Howe has produced an important, well researched and thoughtful analysis on the black West Indian population of the British colonial islands of the Caribbean of the impact of British imperialism before, during and after the First World War.   Race, War and Nationalism is a pleasure to read. The quality and depth of the evidence-based resea…


Black Poppies by Stephen Bourne

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The History Press (2019) Second Edition 256 pages ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0750990821 ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0750990820 If you are interested in discovering the many stories of black servicemen and black women during the First World War then begin with Black Poppies - any further reference you may need, whether the next book or an article from the newspaper re…


ONLINE: Black Poppies by Stephen Bourne

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The presentation will be live and online.  Stephen Bourne presents an informative and illustrated talk about the updated edition of his book 'Black Poppies'. In this acclaimed book, Stephen explores the lives of black servicemen of the First World War and Britain's Black community at this time. Stephen will bring to light the day-to-day trial…