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The Making of English National Identity (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)



Why is English national identity so enigmatic and so elusive? Why, unlike the Scots, Welsh, Irish and most of continental Europe, do the English find it so difficult to say who they are? The Making of English National Identity, first published in 2003, is a fascinating exploration of Englishness and what it means to be English. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary theory, Krishan Kumar examines the rise of English nationalism and issues of race and ethnicity from earliest times…


The Making Of English National Identity

Pub Date : 2003-03-13 | Author : Krishan Kumar | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521777364
ISBN 13 : 9780521777360

Why is English national identity so enigmatic and so elusive? Why, unlike the Scots, Welsh, Irish and most of continental Europe, do the English find it so difficult to say who the..


The Idea Of Englishness

Pub Date : 2015-12-28 | Author : Professor Krishan Kumar | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 9781472461957
ISBN 13 : 1472461959

Ideas of Englishness, and of the English nation, have become a matter of renewed interest in recent years as a result of threats to the integrity of the United Kingdom and the perc..


St George And The Dragons

Pub Date : 2018-04-17 | Author : Michael Collins | Publisher : Fonthill Media

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St George's Day has become a topic of debate as more and more organizations promote celebrations on 23 April and more people wave the flag of St George to proclaim their allegiance..


Nation And Commemoration

Pub Date : 1997-01-28 | Author : Lyn Spillman | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521574323
ISBN 13 : 9780521574327

How US and Australian national identities formed and represented in their bi/centennial celebrations...


The Soviet Union Federation Or Empire

Pub Date : 2012-06-14 | Author : Tania Raffass | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136296437
ISBN 13 : 1136296433

The Soviet Union is often characterised as nominally a federation, but really an empire, liable to break up when individual federal units, which were allegedly really subordinate c..


Matters Of Culture

Pub Date : 2004-07-22 | Author : Roger Friedland | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521795451
ISBN 13 : 9780521795456

American sociology is in the midst of a cultural turn. Where sociologists once spurned culture, today they embrace and explore it, seeking to understand the construction of social ..


National Bolshevism

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : David Brandenberger | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674009061
ISBN 13 : 9780674009066

During the 1930s, Stalin and his entourage rehabilitated famous names from the Russian national past in a propaganda campaign designed to mobilize Soviet society for the coming war..


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