The English

A Portrait of A People

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This is a brilliantly researched, hugely entertaining study of the English, written and read by Britain's best-known broadcaster. In the light of membership of Europe, the loss of an Empire and a devolved United Kingdom, the English no longer know ... Continua
Ha scritto il 21/08/09
History and search of the English identity
Paxman tries to give a historical explanation of the traits that define - or used to define - the English identity. It gives us foreigners little hints on English vs British, it's more aimed at domestic audience. England's national identity was a
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 11/06/08
bellissimo!analizza tutti gli aspetti della vita inglese. a volte mi sono trovata daccordo, altre no.frasi random:the importance of a sense of dutythe emotions are to there to be controlledany public display of national pride is not merely
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Ha scritto il 14/01/08
'Them' or 'Us'?
Whilst I enjoyed the book, I'm not sure I saw myself in it all that much. Lots of good stuff on the British v the English thing, on class and the countryside, a nice essay on the weather and house-buying/apartment-renting, but you're left wondering ...Continua
  • 1 mi piace
Ha scritto il 17/07/07
The book I read when I moved to UK in 2004.It indeed helped me to understand the awkward ENGLISH-ness. The difference between the expressions British and English was the most impressive discovery I had from this book. Jeremy Paxman's writing sounds ...Continua
  • 2 mi piace

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