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Author Costello, R., author

Title Black Tommies : British soldiers of African descent in the First World War / Ray Costello
Published Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2015
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Contents COVER; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; 1. WHOSE WAR?; 2. THE INVISIBLE ARMY -- THE SEARCH; 3. BLACK VOLUNTEERS -- THE EMPIRE AND BEYOND; 4. BLACK OFFICERS, WHITE SOLDIERS; 5. THE BLACK EMPIRE ARRIVES -- CONSCRIPTION; 6. THE RETURN OF THE HEROES; 7. EPILOGUE; NOTES AND REFERENCES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary Black Tommies offers an overview of the role played by Black British soldiers in the First World War
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-210) and index
Subject Great Britain. Army -- Minorities.
Soldiers, Black -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781384274 (electronic bk.)
9781781384275 (electronic bk.)