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Believing in Britain : the Spiritual Identity of 'Britishness'

Author: Ian C Bradley
Publisher: London : I.B. Tauris, 2007.
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Why is there such intense interest today in the idea of 'Britishness'? Does it really matter, and what is 'Britishness' anyway? Why does the notion of 'being British' seem to have most resonance amongst recent immigrant - especially Asian and Afro-Caribbean - communities? And why is that 'traditional' British values now seem to be most widely practised and cherished by newcomers, not by the dominant majority? This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bradley, Ian C.
Believing in Britain.
London : I.B. Tauris, 2007
(OCoLC)71239441
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian C Bradley
ISBN: 9781435691254 1435691253 1845113268 9781845113261 9780857710802 085771080X 1282750690 9781282750692
OCLC Number: 646767735
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (248 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Believing in Britain : disappearing and reappearing identities --
Red, white and blue, what does it mean to you? : locating and defining Britishness --
The Celtic spirit : the Welsh and Irish contribution --
Liberty, tolerance and indifference : the Anglo-Saxon and Gothic contribution --
Moral fibre and muscular Christianity : the Scottish contribution --
Carnival and reserve : the black and Asian contribution --
Wider still and wider : overlapping spiritual identities.
Other Titles: Spiritual identity of 'Britishness'
Responsibility: Ian Bradley.

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