9780141032955

The English

Paxman, Jeremy

ISBN 10: 0141032952 / 0-14-103295-2
ISBN 13: 9780141032955
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited
Publication Date: 2007

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In the light of membership to Europe and a devolved U.K., the English no longer know who they are. Covering every aspect of the English identity and combining popular history with incisive interviews, Paxman provides some fascinating answers.


 

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. In The English Jeremy Paxman sets out to find about the English. Not the British overall, not the Scots, not the Irish or Welsh, but the English. Why do they seem so unsure of who they are? Jeremy Paxman is to many the embodiment of Englishness yet even he is sometimes forced to ask: who or what exactly are the English? And in setting about addressing this most vexing of questions, Paxman discovers answers to a few others. Like: Why do the English actually enjoy feeling persecuted? What is behind the English obsession with games? How did they acquire their odd attitudes to sex and to food? Where did they get their extraordinary capacity for hypocrisy? Covering history, attitudes to foreigners, sport, stereotypyes, language and more, The English brims over with stories and anecdotes that provide a fascinating portrait of a nation and its people. Intelligent, well-written, informative and funny.A book to chew on, dip into, quote from and exploit in arguments . (Andrew Marr, Observer ). Bursting with good things . ( Daily Telegraph ). Jeremy Paxman is a journalist, best known for his work presenting Newsnight and University Challenge. His books include Empire , On Royalty , The English and The Political Animal . He lives in Oxfordshire. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141032955

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Book Description: Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. In The English Jeremy Paxman sets out to find about the English. Not the British overall, not the Scots, not the Irish or Welsh, but the English. Why do they seem so unsure of who they are? Jeremy Paxman is to many the embodiment of Englishness yet even he is sometimes forced to ask: who or what exactly are the English? And in setting about addressing this most vexing of questions, Paxman discovers answers to a few others. Like: Why do the English actually enjoy feeling persecuted? What is behind the English obsession with games? How did they acquire their odd attitudes to sex and to food? Where did they get their extraordinary capacity for hypocrisy? Covering history, attitudes to foreigners, sport, stereotypyes, language and more, The English brims over with stories and anecdotes that provide a fascinating portrait of a nation and its people. Intelligent, well-written, informative and funny.A book to chew on, dip into, quote from and exploit in arguments . (Andrew Marr, Observer ). Bursting with good things . ( Daily Telegraph ). Jeremy Paxman is a journalist, best known for his work presenting Newsnight and University Challenge. His books include Empire , On Royalty , The English and The Political Animal . He lives in Oxfordshire. Bookseller Inventory # APG9780141032955

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