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The making of English national identity

Author: Krishan Kumar
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge cultural social studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why, unlike the Scots, Welsh, Irish and most of continental Europe, do the English find it so hard to say who they are? This exploration of Englishness and what it means to be English draws on historical, sociological and literary theory.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kumar, Krishan, 1942-
Making of English national identity.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002031458
(OCoLC)50478511
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Krishan Kumar
ISBN: 9781107321328 1107321328 9780511550058 0511550057 9781107315938 110731593X 1107128676 9781107128675 1139809628 9781139809627 1299399169 9781299399167
OCLC Number: 829713009
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 367 pages)
Contents: English or British? The question of English national identity --
Nations and nationalism: civic, ethnic and imperial --
When was England? --
The first English empire --
The English nation: parent of nationalism? --
The making of British identity --
The moment of Englishness --
The English and the British today.
Series Title: Cambridge cultural social studies.
Responsibility: Krishan Kumar.
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The Making of English National Identity is a fascinating 2003 exploration of Englishness and what it means to be English rather than British. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary theory,  Read more...

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'[What] is it to be English? Krishan Kumar's careful and copious study of this conundrum is a timely one ... Kumar naturally pays much attention to the uneasy equivocality of the word 'English' and Read more...

 
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