Black and British: A short, essential history
A short, essential introduction to Black British history by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga.
When did Africans first come to Britain?Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings? Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution?These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years of the Black British history: from the Roman Africans who guarded Hadrian’s Wall right up to the present day.This children's version of the bestseller Black and British: A Forgotten History is Illustrated with maps, photos and portraits.Macmillan Children's Books will donate 50p from every copy sold to The Black Curriculum. Review For readers aged 12+, the book asks some thought-provoking questions and answers them in a smart and thorough style that will teach adults as much as it will children. We can see why it’s been called a must-read. ― Evening Standard In non fiction, David Olusoga’s authoritative text has been condensed for children in Black and British: A Short, Essential History (Macmillan). It ranges from the first Africans to come to Britain to the shameful Windrush scandal, and takes in the industrial revolution, cotton grown on slave plantations and the black soldiers who fought for Britain in the first world war. Olusoga’s book conveys with calm clarity why all British children should be taught black history.
Author: Olusoga, David
Brand: Macmillan Children's Books
Edition: Main Market
Number Of Pages: 176
Release Date: 01-10-2020