Englishness Identified: Manners and Character, 1650-1850 / Edition 1

Englishness Identified: Manners and Character, 1650-1850 / Edition 1

by Paul Langford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199246408

ISBN-13: 9780199246403

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Between 1650 and 1850 perceptions of the English were transformed, as a nation of supposed barbarians, fanatics, and king-killers evolved into a world power of political maturity, imperial grandeur, and industrial might. Englishness Identified traces the evolution of the so-called English national character through the impressions and analyses of foreign

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Between 1650 and 1850 perceptions of the English were transformed, as a nation of supposed barbarians, fanatics, and king-killers evolved into a world power of political maturity, imperial grandeur, and industrial might. Englishness Identified traces the evolution of the so-called English national character through the impressions and analyses of foreign observers, and relates it to English ambitions and anxieties during a period of rapid change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199246403
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Englishness

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