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The idea of English ethnicity

Author: Robert Young
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Blackwell manifestos.
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Young argues that English identity was invented not for the English but those in English-speaking countries around the world. He shows how potent the idea of Englishness is and helps to explain why the UK continues to act as if it has a 'special relationship' with the US.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Young, Robert, 1950-
Idea of English ethnicity.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)608429158
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Young
ISBN: 9781405101288 1405101288 9781405101295 1405101296
OCLC Number: 85485143
Description: xiii, 291 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: exodus --
Saxonism --
'New theory of race: Saxon v. Celt' --
Moral and philosophical anatomy --
The Times and its Celtic challengers --
Matthew Arnold's critique of 'Englishism' --
'A vaster England': the Anglo-Saxon --
'England round the world' --
Englishness: England and nowhere.
Series Title: Blackwell manifestos.
Responsibility: Robert J.C. Young.
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In this major contribution to debates about English identity, leading theorist Robert J.C. Young argues that Englishness was never really about England at all. In the nineteenth century, it was  Read more...

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"In The Idea of English Ethnicity Young is about his best largely because it is focused and his conclusions are uncluttered." (Multiculturalism, October 2010) "For the Bronte reader, the topic of Read more...

 
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