The Idea of Englishness: English Culture, National Identity by Krishan Kumar

By Krishan Kumar

rules of Englishness, and of the English country, became a question of renewed curiosity lately due to threats to the integrity of the uk and the perceived upward push of that strange factor, English nationalism. Interrogating the assumption of an English country, and of the way that may evaluate with different options of nationhood, this publication enquires into the origins of English nationwide identification, in part through wondering the belief of its long-standing life. It investigates the function of the British empire - the biggest empire in international heritage - within the production of English and British identities, and the result of its disappearance. contemplating the ’myths of the English’ - the information and photographs that the English and others have built approximately their background and their experience of themselves as a humans - the individuality of English social suggestion (in comparability with that of alternative nations), the connection among English and British identification and the connection of Englishness to Europe, this wide-ranging, comparative and ancient method of realizing the actual nature of Englishness and English nationwide id, will attract students of sociology, cultural stories and heritage with pursuits in English and British nationwide identification and debates approximately England’s destiny position within the United Kingdom.

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