The Road Make to Walk on Carnival Day: The Battle for the West Indian Carnival in Britain. AFRICAN AMERICANA, Sara WHITE, Una Howe.

The Road Make to Walk on Carnival Day: The Battle for the West Indian Carnival in Britain

London: Race Today Collective, 1977. First Thus. Quarto (29.5cm); white wrappers illustrated in yellow and blue on the front cover, titled in black; priced 50p on the front cover; 23pp.; minor wear, a Fine copy, being a compilation of articles from 'Race Today' from Jul 1974 to Jun 1977.

"Carnival 1976 ended in a full scale battle on the streets of Notting Hill, waged for four hours by black youth against the police. 325 policemen were reported wounded and 60 people arrested and charged. FOR RENEGADES: The story of Carnival in Britain ia a significant part of the history of the West Indian community, a community that has settled here and retained it's cultural and political links with the international movement of black people. Carnival has now established itself as the most important, annual mass event, in the life of black Britain." (from the text).

Price: $40.00

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