Citation Jenkinson J (2017) Black, Arab and south Asian Colonial Britons in the Intersections between War and Peace: The 1919 Seaport Riots in Perspective. In: Ewence H & Grady T (eds.) Minorities and the First World War: From War to Peace. London: Palgrave Macmilan, pp. 175-198. http://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137539748; https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-53975-5_7
Abstract This chapter focuses on the the riots around Britain's seaports in 1919. They were some of the severst episodes of 20th century British ritoign and thier occurernce just after the end of the war , was crucial to their outbreak. This chapter argues that the emphasis by historians on the racist aspcetsof the rioritng draws attention away from their timing at the end of the war and thier location - Britiain's seaports.
Keywords First World War; minorities; riots; seaports