The other special relationship: race, rights, and riots in Britain and the United States

"The close diplomatic, economic, and military ties that comprise the 'special relationship' between the United States and Great Britain have received significant attention from historians over the years. Less frequently noted are the countries' shared experiences of empire, white...

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Other Authors: Kelley, Robin D. G.; Tuck, Stephen G. N.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Palgrave Macmillan 2015
Edition:1. ed.
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Summary:"The close diplomatic, economic, and military ties that comprise the 'special relationship' between the United States and Great Britain have received significant attention from historians over the years. Less frequently noted are the countries' shared experiences of empire, white supremacy, racial inequality, and neoliberalism--and the attendant struggles for civil rights and political reform that have marked their recent history. This exceptional collection traces the contours of this other 'special relationship,' exploring its implications for our understanding of the development of an internationally interconnected civil rights movement. Here, scholars from a range of research fields contribute essays on a wide variety of themes, from solidarity protests to calypso culture to white supremacy"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:vi, 255 S.
ISBN:9781137392695