Topic Tag: Windrush

Embark, Reviews, Literature

Bookshelf (Mar/Apr 2020) | Book reviews

This month’s reading picks, with reviews of Everything Inside; Sun of Consciousness; Nomad; A–Z of Caribbean Art; and Homecoming: Voices of the Windrush Generation

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Immerse, History, United Kingdom, Caribbean Diaspora

Remembering Windrush

When the Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury in 1948, its West Indian passengers didn’t know their arrival would become a historical watershed. A new exhibition at the British Library explains how the Windrush generation changed Britain for good

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Engage, Culture, History, Jamaica

On holy ground: Noel Dyer

Hitchhiking, for obvious reasons, seems rather out of fashion these days. It would probably take you all day to get from Oxford, where I...

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Culture, History, Caribbean Diaspora

London is the place for me

Caribbean immigrants in London “The past is another country,” wrote LP Hartley, and perhaps never was this much-quoted dictum more...

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Reviews, Literature

Caribbean Bookshelf (January/February 2007)

Horizons: The Life and Times of Edric Connor, 1913–1968: An Autobiography, with a foreword by George Lamming, and an introduction by...

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Culture

O pioneer

Horizons: The Life and Times of Edric Connor, 1913-1968: An Autobiography, with a foreword by George Lamming, and an introduction by...

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Culture, Reviews, Literature, United Kingdom

Sam Selvon: Words of Welcome

London in the post-war 1940s was a far cry from the “cool Britannia” of half a century later. Rationing was still in force, choking...

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