The English: A Portrait of a People

The English: A Portrait of a People

Jeremy Paxman

no longer see you later in the past, all people 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 realm, they'd no use to envision 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 try and forge a brand new courting with Europe. The English are being pressured to invite what it really is that makes them who they're. Is there the sort of factor as an English race? Witty, unbelievable, affectionate, and incisive, Jeremy Paxman lines the discovery of Englishness to its present main issue 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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