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    Afua Hirsch

ISBN: 9781911214281
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Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging

by: Afua Hirsch

Pre-Order Now | Delivery will begin on 23rd March 2018– Afua Hirsch is British. Her parents are British. She was raised, educated and socialised in Britain. Her partner, daughter, sister and the vast majority of her friends are British. So why is her identity and sense of belonging a subject of debate? The reason is simply because of the colour of her skin.

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You???re British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British.

So why do people keep asking you where you are from?

Brit(ish) is about a search for identity. It is about the everyday racism that plagues British society. It is about our awkward, troubled relationship with our history. It is about why liberal attempts to be ???colour-blind??? have caused more problems than they have solved. It is about why we continue to avoid talking about race.

In this personal and provocative investigation, Afua Hirsch explores a very British crisis of identity. We are a nation in denial about our past and our present. We believe we are the nation of abolition, but forget we are the nation of slavery. We are convinced that fairness is one of our values, but that immigration is one of our problems. Brit(ish) is the story of how and why this came to be, and an urgent call for change.


ISBN: 9781911214281
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Publish Date: 2018
Page Count: 304

“Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging”

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