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The New East End: Kinship, Race and Conflict
This is non-fiction Brick Lane -what life is really like around Brick Lane and the East End. One of the most influential non-fiction books of the 1950s was Family and Kinship in East London which examined in great depth the life of people living in the dockland areas that had been so comprehensively destroyed in the blitz. What has happened since? In the 50 years since the ...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published September 30th 2011 by Profile Books(GB)
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I grew up here in the late seventies and early eighties and experienced some of the situations researched and described, especially at school. This is a very, very interesting, enlightening, accurate and objective study. An excellent book to help people understand the foundations of race relations in this and similar areas, the causes of tension between groups of people subject to government policy, and the type of mentality and thought processes a person develops when living there.