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An incredible psychological thriller from the top ten Kindle bestselling author.

A short, essential introduction to Black British history for listeners 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.

This children's version of the best seller Black and British: A Forgotten History.

©2020 David Olusoga (P)2020 Macmillan Publishers International Ltd

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  • Lisa Browne
  • 21-02-2021

Fantastic

A great insight into the journey of black British people’s lives in the UK. Recommended, must read, know your history and value.🤩

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  • Laura
  • 23-01-2021

An absolute must read

Well written and read. Heart wrenching in the truth that we all need to learn about. Concise writing makes it easily accessible for all without diluting the facts.

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  • Helen Winkworth
  • 30-10-2020

Great accessible summary

Well written and accessible review of a history we should not forget lest we repeat it. Easy to understand without dumbing key points down.

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  • Molooeee
  • 20-10-2020

Fantastic - For ADULTS AND CHILDREN!

Finished this book in an afternoon and want to especially thank the narrator for an excellent performance!

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  • KRM11
  • 13-10-2020

Loved it!

Loved it, well read liked different voices and really accessible for children. Should be read by all

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-10-2020

An essential read

A perfect accompaniment to teaching off all areas of the primary history curriculum, Romans, Tudors, Victorians, world war 1 and 2. and Windrush and morden day. These stories should be told in our schools.

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