Writing Englishness: An Introductory Sourcebook

Writing Englishness: An Introductory Sourcebook

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Publisher's Synopsis

What did it mean in the first half of this century to say `I am English?' A Practical Sourcebook on National Identity is a unique collection of extracts from writing of the era, all of which in some way raise this question. Drawn from a wide range of sources including letters, diaries, journalism, fiction, poems, parliamentary speeches and government reports, the volume is divided into five sections: * The Ideas and Ideals of Englishness * Versions of Rural England * War and National Identity * Culture and Englishness * Domestic and Urban Englands The editors provide an introduction to each section and conclude with suggested study activities and further reading. It also contains a chronology and bibliography, completing the framework for study. A Practical Sourcebook on National Identity is a fascinating collection which will not only be essential and accessible reading for students, but will also appeal to anyone who has ever asked what it means to become part of a national identity.

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Book information

ISBN: 9780415114424
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Imprint: Routledge
Pub date:
Edition: 1st edition
DEWEY: 820.9358
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 298
Weight: 384g
Height: 212mm
Width: 144mm
Spine width: 19mm