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Before the WindrushRace Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

Before the Windrush: Race Relations in 20th-Century Liverpool

John Belchem

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319679
eISBN:
9781781387153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319679.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Based on extensive primary sources, this study brings historical perspective and context to debate about race and immigration in Britain. The focus is on Liverpool and its pioneer but problematic ... More

Black 1919Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Jacqueline Jenkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315138
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The riots that broke out in various British port cities in 1919 were a dramatic manifestation of a wave of global unrest that affected Britain, parts of its empire, continental Europe and North ... More

Black SaltSeafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Black Salt: Seafarers of African Descent on British Ships

Ray Costello

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318184
eISBN:
9781846317675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317675
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

During the Age of Sail, black seamen could be found in many shipboard roles in the Royal Navy, such as gunners, deck-hands and ‘top men’, working at heights in the rigging. In the later Age of Steam, ... More

Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Katie Donington, Ryan Hanley, and Jessica Moody (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book brings together new research from established and emerging scholars whose work focuses on Britain’s history and memory of transatlantic slavery and the slave trade. These chapters focus on ... More

Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Building Peace in Northern Ireland

Maria Power (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316593
eISBN:
9781846316739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316739
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Since the onset of the troubles in the late 1960s, people in Northern Ireland have been working together to bring about a peaceful, non-violent end to the conflict. In doing so, they have used their ... More

Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Child Welfare and Social Action in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: International Perspectives

Jon Lawrence and Pat Starkey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236764
eISBN:
9781846312816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312816
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This collection of twelve essays contributes to the understanding of child welfare and social action in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It challenges many assumptions about the history of ... More

Commemorating the Irish FamineMemory and the Monument

Commemorating the Irish Famine: Memory and the Monument

Emily Mark-FitzGerald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846318986
eISBN:
9781781380949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318986.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book presents for the first time a visual cultural history of the 1840s Irish Famine, tracing its representation and commemoration from the nineteenth century up to its 150th anniversary in the ... More

Culture, Conflict and MigrationThe Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Culture, Conflict and Migration: The Irish in Victorian Cumbria

Donald M. MacRaild

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236528
eISBN:
9781846312892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312892
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of Catholic and Protestant Irish in a neglected centre of historic Irish settlement where communal violence and Irish-related antipathy bore the hallmarks of the Liverpool and Glasgow ... More

Defying the IRA?

Defying the IRA?

Brian Hughes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382974
eISBN:
9781786944016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382974.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the grass-roots relationship between the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and the civilian population during the Irish Revolution. It is primarily concerned with the attempts of the ... More

Demography, State and SocietyIrish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Enda Delaney

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between the foundation of the new Irish state in 1921–22 and the early 1970s approximately one-and-a-half million people left independent Ireland, the vast majority travelling to Britain. This book ... More

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