Black People in the British Empire
- ISBN: 9780745303420
- Extent: 190pp
- Release Date: 20 Oct 1988
- Size: 215mm x 135mm
- Format: Paperback
- Category: History
‘A grim yet inspiring account of brutal repression and resistance ... Fryer throws the darker side of the empire into graphic and harrowing relief.’ New Statesman
‘This is a stimulating book which raises important and often uncomfortable questions.’ International Affairs
‘A stupendous feat of scholarship.’ West Indian World
‘Fryer already has the outstanding achievement of Staying Power behind him. This new book will prove to be just as useful.’ Tribune
‘An important contribution to the struggle against racism.’ Race & Class
In the sequel to his much-acclaimed Staying Power, Peter Fryer exposes the exploitation and oppression of Britain's colonies, and restores black people to their rightful place in Britain's history.
About The Author
Peter Fryer is the author of the classic Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain and, more recently, Rhythms of Resistance: African Musical Heritage in Brazil, also available from Pluto Press. He was awarded the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary who recognised his "continuous support of the Hungarian revolution and freedom fight". He died in 2006.