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Beastly JourneysTravel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Beastly Journeys: Travel and Transformation at the fin de siecle

Tim Youngs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319587
eISBN:
9781781380895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319587.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Beastly Journeys examines metaphors of travel and transformation in a range of texts published between 1885 and 1900. It places these texts in their socio-economic context and argues that their ... More

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

Between Resistance and AdaptationIndigenous Peoples and the Colonisation of the Chocó, 1510–1753

Between Resistance and Adaptation: Indigenous Peoples and the Colonisation of the Chocó, 1510–1753

Caroline A. Williams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237297
eISBN:
9781846312670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312670
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This is a study of the interactions between Indians and Spaniards in the Chocó throughout much of the colonial period, revealing the complexity of inter-ethnic relations in frontier regions. The book ... More

Beyond the Slave NarrativePolitics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian Revolution

Deborah Jenson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314971
eISBN:
9781846316517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316517
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Haitian Revolution has generated responses from commentators in fields ranging from philosophy to historiography to twentieth-century literary and artistic studies. But what about the written ... 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 IntersectionalitiesA Critique for the 21st Century

Black Intersectionalities: A Critique for the 21st Century

Monica Michlin and Jean-Paul Rocchi (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319389
eISBN:
9781781380901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319389.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Black Intersectionalities goes beyond conventional identity studies to offer a critique of identity categories themselves. Markers of identity are too often assigned, examined, and theorized as ... More

Black Knowledges/Black StrugglesEssays in Critical Epistemology

Black Knowledges/Black Struggles: Essays in Critical Epistemology

Jason R. Ambroise and Sabine Broeck (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381724
eISBN:
9781781382257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381724.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book explores the central but often critically neglected role of knowledge and epistemic formations within social movements for Black ‘freedom’ and emancipation. The collection examines the ... More

The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's DogWitchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Mark Stoyle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the more bizarre consequences of the English Civil War of 1642-46 was the elevation to celebrity status of a ‘dog-witch’ named Boy. The loyal companion of King Charles I's nephew, Prince ... More

Black Poor and White PhilanthropistsLondon's Blacks and the Foundation of the Sierra Leone Settlement 1786–1791

Black Poor and White Philanthropists: London's Blacks and the Foundation of the Sierra Leone Settlement 1786–1791

Stephen J. Braidwood

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853233770
eISBN:
9781846317293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317293
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the events surrounding the establishment of a settlement in West Africa in 1787 that was later to become Freetown, the present-day capital of Sierra Leone. It outlines the range of ... 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

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