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The Politics of Englishness

Arthur Aughey


This book provides a digest of the debates about England and Englishness, as well as a unique perspective on those debates. Not only does it provide readers with ready access to and interpretation of the significant literature on ‘The English Question’, but it also enables them to make sense of the political, historical and cultural factors which constitute that question, addressing the condition of England in three interrelated parts. The first part looks at traditional narratives of the English polity and reads them as legends of political Englishness, of England as the exemplary exception, ... More

Keywords: England, Englishness, English Question, English polity, regionalism, political stability, English political identity, English identity, British governance, Britishness

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780719068720
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.001.0001


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Arthur Aughey, author

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