Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 424
Weight: 771 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 43 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
...thoughtful yet serious, scholarly yet speculative ...and warmly welcomed, this book is of political as well as intellectual importance. -- Bernard Crick of the first edition * Political Quarterly *
Indispensable -- Neal Ascherson of the first edition * Independent on Sunday *
...proves conclusively the existence of a major discursive shift occurring at the end of the last century ... amounting to a Risorgimento... finely intelligent... wide ranging... thoughtful, provocative and contentious... imaginative, impressive and good to read -- Bill Schwarz of the first edition * New Formations *
Englishness can be analyzed and quantified and it is a disturbing experience when done rigorously -- Simon Heffer of the first edition * Daily Telegraph *
...few who teach in English Literature, politics, history and allied subjects will not learn much from this very good book -- David Smith of the first edition * Albion *
...interesting... convincing... fine... fascinating... valuable -- Ross Murfin of the first edition * Victorian Studies *
So welcome... properly and intelligently interdisciplinary -- Roger Howell of the first edition * Literature and History *
The case is closely argued... the detailed nature of the various essays is a real strength -- Patrick Wright of the first edition * New Society *
...new and valuable -- Raphael Samuel of the first edition * New Statesman *
...remarkably coherent and important -- Deian Hopkin of the first edition * British Book News *
...valuable at the sophomore level in college and beyond... this book is an informative survey of imperial Englishness. * Walter R. Johnson of the first edition, The History Teacher *
The richness of writing in recent years on all matters English exist largely outside the comfort zone of the Left. One of the best is the book . . . Englishness, Politics and Culture. -- Mark Perryman, Co-Founder, Philosophy Football * Philosophy Football, Counterfire.org *
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