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Glasgow race disturbances of 1919

Jacqueline Jenkinson

Glasgow race disturbances of 1919

by Jacqueline Jenkinson

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Published by Cass in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Offprint from special issue on Race and Labour in Twentieth-Century Britain, edited by Kenneth Lunn.

StatementJacqueline Jenkinson.
SeriesImmigrants & minorities -- Vol.4 no.2
ContributionsLunn, Kenneth.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20542373M

Fiction Bestsellers. 1. Florence Barclay, The Rosary 2. Winston Churchill, A Modern Chronicle 3. Basil King, The Wild Olive 4. Mass racial violence in the United States, also called race riots, can include such disparate events as. Racially based communal conflict against African Americans that took place before the American Civil War, often in relation to attempted slave revolts, and after the war, in relation to tensions under Reconstruction and later efforts to suppress black voting and institute Jim Crow.

  Glasgow From War to Revolution was te year with the highest level of Industrial conflict in the twentieth century. Glasgow was in the vanguard of .   The Red Summer of refers to a series of race riots that took place between May and October of that gh riots occurred in more than thirty cities throughout the U.S., the bloodiest events were in Chicago, Washington D.C., and Elaine, Arkansas.

  The race riot in Washington, D.C. was one of more than twenty that took place during the “Red Summer” of Lasting a total of only four days, this short-lived riot was more accurately described as a “race war” taking place in the nation’s capital.   Fallen hero: a plaque commemorating the life of Bermudian Charles Wotten, who was killed during a race riot in the British city in Mr Wotten, a .


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The Glasgow Race Disturbances of Full Text. Publisher URL. Details. People (1) Citation. Jenkinson J () The Glasgow Race Disturbances of In: Lunn K (ed.) Race and Labour in Twentieth-Century Britain.

London: Frank Cass and Company Limited (Taylor & Francis: Routledge), pp. The Glasgow Race Disturbances of en_UK: : Part of book or chapter of book: en_UK: odate: oreason: The publisher does not allow this work to be made publicly available in this Repository therefore there is an embargo on the full text of the : : Cited by: Jenkinson J () The Glasgow Race Disturbances of In: Lunn K (ed.).

Race and Labour in Twentieth-Century Britain, London: Frank Cass and Company Limited (Taylor & Francis: Routledge), pp.

Issue Date: Abstract: The race 'riots' in Britain are still an under-researched area of black history and the events in Glasgow have been particularly by: The Glasgow race disturbances of Add to My Bookmarks Export citation.

Type Article Author(s) Jacqueline Jenkinson Date 07/ Volume 4 Issue 2 Page start 43 Page end 67 DOI / Is part of Journal Title Immigrants & Minorities ISSN EISSN Short title. The book contains the most comprehensive and exhaustive account to date of British racial violence inexamining not only the notorious and lethal June riots in Liverpool and in Cardiff, Newport and Barry, but earlier and less known incidents in Glasgow.

He places the bigotry within the background of pre-war violence against Chinese and Jews in South Wales, wartime reports Glasgow race disturbances of 1919 book German atrocities, the new role of the press, the political rise of the radical Right and post-war incidents such as the Glasgow race disturbances, but argues that the strength of the hostility against Germans best fits into the context of tensions aroused by the war in Britain.

In her book BlackJaqueline Jenkinson points out that the myth of Glasgow’s radicalism, whispers of Bolshevism, troops and tanks in George Square, and the brief window of opportunity for revolution on these islands has wilfully obscured the importance of the race riots in this phase of history.

From her book (co-authored with Alec Cooley) "Slavery to Civil Rights: A Walking Tour of African-American Charleston" comes the description of a race. Glasgow wasn’t alone in witnessing serious disorder in January Five hundred miles south, at a British military camp near Calais, a group of soldiers set up a soviet-style council after springing one of their colleagues, imprisoned for making a “seditions speech”, out of jail.

Within a few days, an estima men had mutinied. The Battle of George Square was a violent confrontation in Glasgow, Scotland between Glasgow City Police and striking Glasgow workers, centred around George 'battle', also known as "Bloody Friday" or "Black Friday", took place on Friday 31 January82 days after the end of the First World its aftermath the leaders of the strike were arrested and British troops, supported.

In any event, in many of the factories in Glasgow it was the Clyde Workers Committee (CWC) who were the real power. Januarytherefore, saw a huge strike that brought tens of thousands onto the streets and saw the Red Flag hoisted in Glasgow’s George Square.

The threat had been real and the War Cabinet had been preparing in kind. Britain's Red Summer: The Race Riots in Liverpool Carlton Wilson. Carlton Wilson Search for other works by this author on: This Site. Related Book Chapters. Freeway to China (Version 2, for Liverpool) Diaspora and Desire Gendering “Black America” in Black Liverpool.

In the book "Red Summer: The Summer of and the Awakening of Black America," author Cameron McWhirter described what led up to a deadly riot in Jenkins County, Georgia, in April, when Black. 'With BlackJacqueline Jenkinson has provided the first detailed investigation of the riots, which were among the most severe, widespread, and prolonged social disturbances to occur in Britain in the first half of the twentieth century.' Journal of British Studies.

race riots also saw a series of race riots which came in the wake of the First World War as the surplus of labour led to dissatisfaction among Britain’s workers, in particular seamen.

The Glasgow Strike. On 27 JanuaryGlasgow engineering workers in Glasgow struck for a reduction in the work week from fifty-seven to forty hours. In the unstable state of postwar Europe, some feared that widespread industrial unrest reflected revolutionary intentions.

The atmosphere was tense in Glasgow during the first week of the. Glasgow race riots marked years on with lessons learned. To bring an end to the disturbance, Competition for jobs, and housing was used to fuel the race riot of and has been repeated throughout the century.” They add: “Just as the very same institutions divided the white workers and the black workers init allows for.

23 January – "Harbour Riot" in Glasgow: confrontation between white and black merchant seamen. 27 January – general strike call in Glasgow and Belfast. 31 January – Battle of George Square ("Bloody Friday"): The Army is called in (with tanks) to deal with protesters in Glasgow calling for a.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A hundred years ago today, on the 23rd Januaryin the yard of the mercantile marine office in James Watt Street, a race riot erupted in Glasgow. While waiting to be hired, Black and white. The Chicago race riot of was a violent racial conflict started by white Americans against black Americans that began on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois on J and ended on August 3, During the riot, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white).

Over the week, injuries attributed to the episodic confrontations stood atwith two-thirds of the injured being black and.The Race Riots of Wednesday 11th June had been the hottest day of thus far. A temperature of nearly 80°F had been recorded in the shade.

Now, towards late evening, a large crowd of young White men and girls were confronting a large crowd of Blacks. Fresh disturbances in the early hours of Wednesday 11th June were also reported. Glasgow City Council tweeted a statement to call Friday night's events in Govan "unacceptable". It continued: "The council is clear that the law expects it to facilitate public processions.