Discover the fascinating history of African and Caribbean communities in Britain, from pre-Roman times to the 21st Century.
Newly updated, The History of African and Caribbean Communities in Britain explores why people came to Britain, the problems they faced and the contributions these communities have made to British society.
Brought to life with case studies and rarely published photographs, this is an opportunity to get up close to the experiences and vital impact African and Caribbean people have had in Britain. Meet pioneers such as Olaudah Equiano and Phyllis Wheatley and find out why African and Caribbean communities have been fundamental to Britain’s success on the world stage.
Written by British historian and academic Hakim Adi, Profressor of the History of Africa and the African diaspora at the University of Chichester, this book is essential reading for children aged 11+ and anyone interested in learning about the history of these communities in Britain.
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