suggested reading to learn more about Mary Seacole

“Blacks in Britain: Mary Seacole,” History Today.
by Ziggi Alexander and Audrey Dewjee
Vol. 31, no. 9, p. 45
Sept. 1981

Victorian Jamaica 
edited by Tim Barringer and Wayne Modest
Durham: Duke University Press

Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain
by Peter Fryer 
London: Pluto Press
1984, 2018 

Black Victorians/Black Victoriana 
edited by Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina 
New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press 

Maps of Englishness: Writing Identity in the Culture of Colonialism
by Simon Gikandi 
New York: Columbia University Press 

Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route
by Saidiya Hartman 
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux 

Caribbean Autobiography: Cultural Identity and Self-Representation
by Sandra Pouchet Paquet 
Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press 

London Calling: How Black and Asian Writers Imagined a City
by Sukhdev Sandhu 
London: HarperCollins 

In the Wake: On Blackness and Being 
by Christina Sharpe 
Duke University Press