The English: A Portrait of a People

The English: A Portrait of a People

Jeremy Paxman

no longer goodbye in the past, everyone knew who the English have been. They have been well mannered, unexcitable, reserved, and had hot-water bottles rather than a intercourse lifestyles. because the dominant tradition in a rustic that ruled an empire that ruled the area, they'd no use to ascertain themselves and ask who they have been. yet anything has occurred.

A new self-confidence turns out to have taken carry in Wales and Scotland, whereas others attempt to forge a brand new courting with Europe. The English are being compelled to invite what it truly is that makes them who they're. Is there one of these factor as an English race? Witty, outstanding, affectionate, and incisive, Jeremy Paxman strains the discovery of Englishness to its present trouble and concludes that, for all their attribute gloom approximately themselves, the English could have built a sort of nationalism for the twenty-first century.

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