Black and British: An Illustrated History

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Black and British: An Illustrated History

Black and British: An Illustrated History

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Olusoga’s celebrated title is now available in a beautiful and absorbing illustrated format that invites readers from seven and up to pore over its pages. Acknowledging this story for the first time has led to new discoveries about the objects Fitzwilliam donated, the people who collected them, and the cultures that created them. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. By rethinking our connected and complex histories and looking again through the lens of contemporary art, tomorrow’s story can be one of repair, hope and freedom. The dimensions of the book are wider than A4 and need a deeper bookshelf, but no child's bookshelf should be without it.

She enjoys working with a variety of materials – using a range of mixed media from pencil crayons to inks, from watercolours to sticks from the garden! In 1816, Richard Fitzwilliam donated vast sums of money, literature and art to the University of Cambridge, creating the Museum that is named after him. Black and British was longlisted for the Orwell Prize, shortlisted for the inaugural Jhalak Prize and won the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize.David is a Fellow of both the Royal Society of Literature and the Royal Historical Society and sits on the Scott Trust. These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years of the Black British history.

This beautiful hardback gift book is a stunning visual journey through Black British history for younger readers by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga and illustrated by Jake Alexander and Melleny Taylor. He is a contributor to the Oxford Companion to Black British History and in 2019 was awarded an OBE for services to history and community integration.It shows how through resisting colonial slavery, people produced new cultures known as the Black Atlantic, that continue to shape our world. David was also one of the presenters on the BBC landmark arts series Civilizations alongside Simon Schama and Mary Beard. This children's edition of the bestseller Black and British: A Forgotten History is beautifully illustrated in full-colour with maps, portrait galleries, timelines, photos and portraits. From Roman Africans guarding Hadrian's Wall, to an African trumpeter in the court of Henry the Eighth, Black Georgians fighting for the abolition of slavery, Black soldiers fighting for Britain in the First World War, Windrush and right up today.

From Roman Africans guarding Hadrian’s Wall, to an African trumpeter in the court of Henry the Eighth, Black Georgians fighting for the abolition of slavery, Black soldiers fighting for Britain in the First World War, Windrush and right up today. Love Love Love it … Contrary to the poor reviews I read through the book and a large portion of the information is readily available in many different places of historic significance and institutions throughout the UK.Hepresents the long-running BBC history series A House Through Time and wrote and presented the multi-award winning BBC series Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners. it truly sings in picture book form with the history made even more vivid via a trove of old paintings, maps and photographs combined with bold artwork by Melleny Taylor and Jake Alexander. He often makes work based on popular culture and current events, having created a Star Wars -themed zine and portraits of public figures such as Taika Waititi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Historic works are shown alongside modern and contemporary works by artists including Barbara Walker, Donald Locke, Alberta Whittle and Keith Piper that challenge and reflect on hidden and untold stories. Refunds for correctly delivered and undamaged items are available within 30 days of the goods' receipt. He presents the long-running BBC history series A House Through Time and wrote and presented the multi-award winning BBC series Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners. The illustrations and colours are vibrant and really draw the eye to want to read more about what's happening.

He often makes work based on popular culture and current events, having created a Star Wars-themed zine and portraits of public figures such as Taika Waititi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A clear concise book starting with the Romans and finishing with the Windrush and ensuing scandal to BLM protests.



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