Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain
Jacqueline Jenkinson is Lecturer in History at University of Stirling since 1992. She is author of Scotland’s Health 1919-1948 (Monograph no. 2 in the ‘History of Medicine’ series, Peter Lang, Bern, 2002) and Scottish Medical Societies 1731-1939: their history and records (Edinburgh University Press.
List of tables and figures Acknowledgements List of abbreviations Introduction 1. The wider context of the seaport riots 2. Chief events of the riots 3. Who were the rioters? 4. Police and court responses 5. Repatriation to the colonies: the government solution to the riots and some Caribbean consequences 6. Aftermath: global reverberations, selfhelp, alien status and further riots Conclusion Bibliography Index
... the book deserves a wide readership. It will stimulate further debate into the numerous questions raised about race, class and empire.
Reviews in History
There is simply no rival for its detail and substance ... a substantial addition to the literature of black British history.
With Black 1919, Jacqueline Jenkinson has provided the first detailed investigation of the 1919 riots, which were among the most severe, widespread, and prolonged social disturbances to occur in Britain in the first half of the twentieth century.
Journal of British Studies
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: May 1, 2009
Series: Postcolonialism Across the Disciplines 5