Black and British: A short, essential history

Suggested age 12 +


Author: David Olusoga
ISBN: 9781529063394
Date Published: 1 Oct. 2020

Winner of the Book of the Year, Children’s Illustrated and Non-Fiction at The British Book Awards, 2021

Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2020


A short, essential introduction to Black British history for readers of 12+ 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.

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Dimensions12 × 1.5 × 19 cm

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Age 12 – 14, Age 14 +




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