In the Shadow of Enoch Powell

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  • Hardcover
  • 136 pages
  • In the Shadow of Enoch Powell
  • Shirin Hirsch
  • 12 April 2017
  • 9781526127372

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In the Shadow of Enoch Powell Fifty Years Ago Enoch Powell Made National Headlines With His Rivers Of Blood Speech, Warning Of An Immigrant Invasion In The Once Respectable Streets Of Wolverhampton This Local Fixation Brought The Black Country Town Into The National Spotlight, Yet Powell S Unstable Relationship With Wolverhampton Has Since Been Overlooked Drawing From Interviews And Archival Material, This Book Offers A Rich Local History Through Which To Investigate The Speech, Bringing To Life The Racialised Dynamics Of Space During A Critical Moment In British History What Was Going On Beneath The Surface In Wolverhampton And How Did Powell S Constituents Respond To This Dramatic Moment The Research Traces The Ways In Which Powell S Words Reinvented The Town And Uncovers Highly Contested Local Responses Powell Left Wolverhampton In 1974 But The Book Returns To The City To Explore The Collective Memories Of The Speech Which Continue To Reverberate In A Contemporary Period Of New Crisis And National Divisions, Revisiting The Shadow Of Powell Allows Us To Reflect On Racism And Resistance From 1968 To Today.

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