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Jamaican Volunteers in the First World War by Richard Smith

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Subtitle: Race, Masculinity and the Development of National Consciousness Publisher: Manchester University Press (2004)  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 economic struggles, already appar…


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…


Great War to Race Riots by Madeline Heneghan and Emy Omora

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Madeline Heneghan and Emy Onuora Writing on the Wall Toxteth Library Windsor Street Liverpool L8 1XF Published by Writing on the Wall 2017 ISBN: 978-1-910580-19-6 We are told of how the research came about to produce this book and are given a succinct history of Liverpool’s maritime trade and how it at the forefront of the slave trade from …