Films and British national identity: From Dickens to Dad'

Films and British national identity: From Dickens to Dad'

by Jeffrey Richards


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Jeffrey Richards is a regular radio and television commentator on popular culture. Covers the period from Ealing Studios to Dad's Army. A great read.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719047435
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 09/15/1997
Series: Studies in Popular Culture Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University

Table of Contents

Introduction**1. National Identity**EMPIRE**2. British Imperial Heroes**3. The Black Man as Hero**NATION**4. World War Two**5. National Identity Post-War**6. The Swinging Sixties and After**REGION**7. Scotland**8. Wales and Ireland**9. Lancashire**CULTURE**10. Vaughan Williams, the Cinema and England**11. Dickens - Our Contemporary**Dad's Army and the Politics of Nostalgia**Bibliography

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