These Englands: A conversation on national identity

These Englands: A conversation on national identity


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719079610
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 01/17/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Arthur Aughey is Professor of Politics at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown

Table of Contents

Krishan Kumar: Preface

Section one: Englishness in discourse and opinion

1: Susan Condor, sense & sensibility: the conversational etiquette of english national self-identification

2: John Curtice, is the English lion ready to roar?

3: Paul Thomas, all white? Englishness, 'race' and ethnic identities

4: Chris Bryant, towards a cosmopolitan england?

Section two: Englishness in politics and institutions

5: Stephen Ingle, conservatives and Englishness: A conversation between party and nation

6: Matthew Beech, the left and Englishness

7: Simon Lee, Gordon Brown and the negation of England

8: Philip Norton, the Englishness of Westminster

9: Colin Copus, Englishness and local government: Reflecting a nation's past or merely an administrative convenience?

Section three: Englishness in history and imagination

10: Julia Stapleton, faith, people & place: the English union in the writings of arthur mee and G.K. Chesterton

11: Gary Day, the changing face of englishness: history, culture and character

12: Patrick Parrinder, from Hardy to Larkin: Poets and novelists in national conversation

Christine Berberich & Arthur Aughey, Afterword


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