The Other Special Relationship: Race, Rights, and Riots in Britain and the United States

The Other Special Relationship: Race, Rights, and Riots in Britain and the United States


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137392695
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/22/2015
Series: Contemporary Black History
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 255
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Robin D. G. Kelley is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, USA. He is the author of the prize-winning books Thelonious Monk: The Life and Times of an American Original (Free Press, 2009)and Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination (Beacon Press, 2002). Stephen Tuck is University Lecturer in American History and a tutor and fellow at Pembroke College, Oxford University, UK. He is the author of the prize-winning books We Ain't What We Ought To Be: The Black Freedom Struggle from Emancipation to Obama (Harvard University Press, 2010) and Beyond Atlanta: The Struggle for Racial Equality in Georgia, 1940-1980 (University of Georgia Press, 2003).

Table of Contents

1. "U.S. Negroes, Your Fight is Our Fight": Black Britons and the 1963 March on Washington; Kennetta Hammond Perry
2. "Black Was the Colour of our Fight": The Transnational Roots of British Black Power; Rosie Wild
Individual Life: A Black Englishman in the Heart of the Confederacy: The Transnational Life of Paul Stephenson; Nick Juravich
3. Caribbean Left: Diasporic Circulations; Carole Boyce Davies
4. Scholar-Activist St. Clair Drake and the Transatlantic World of Black Radicalism; Kevin Gaines
Individual Life: "We all became black": Tony Soares, African-American internationalists, and anti-imperialism; Anne-Marie Angelo
5. A Heavy Load: The American Civil Rights Movement and the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Movement; Marc Mulholland
6. Containing Racism?: The London Experience, 1957-1968; John Davis
Individual Life: From Manchester to Monroe: The unexpected journey of Constance Lever; Stephen Tuck and Imaobong Umoren7. "Nobody in This World Is Better Than Us":Calypso in the Age of Decolonization and Civil Rights; Joshua B. Guild
8. Stax, Subcultures, and Civil Rights: Young Britain and the Politics of Soul Music in the 1960s; Joe Street
Individual Life: From Guy Warren to Kofi Ghanaba: A Life of Trans-Atlantic (Dis)Connections; Robin Kelley
9. Violence at Desmond's Hip City: Gender and Soul Power in London; Tanisha C. Ford
10. Brotherhood, Betrayal, and Rivers of Blood: Southern Segregationists and British Race Relations; Clive Webb

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