Stowaways and others
Racism and alternative journeys into Britishness
in The battle of Britishness
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This chapter discusses the immigration policies that were implemented to prevent colonial stowaways from entering Britain. It describes the attempts of the British government in the 1950s to stop the illegal movement and permanent settlement of West Indians and West Africans in Britain. The chapter also presents case studies that feature narratives of other Nigerian migrant journeys that highlight the treatment of early settlers in Britain.

The battle of Britishness

Migrant journeys, 1685 to the present


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