Brit Myth

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November 2007



Is Britain really perceived as a nation of poorly dressed, roast-beef-eating, snaggle-toothed xenophobes? Or do the British perhaps all live in stately homes, and lead supercilious, emotionally repressed, tea-drinking lives? This title probes these and other myths, conceptions and misconceptions of Britishness.


Chris Rojek is Professor of Sociology and Culture at Brunel University. He is the author of Celebrity (Reaktion Books, 2001).


... the sheer catholicism of its sources is thought-provoking, allowing the reader to engage with the multitudinous facets that are involved in the construction of national identity ... a lively contribution on an urgent issue. ranges expertly and entertainingly over the fields of politics, history, and high and popular culture. The Daily Yomiuri
EAN: 9781861893369
ISBN: 1861893361
Untertitel: Who Do the British Think They Are?. 'FOCI S. '. 6 black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Reaktion Books
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2007
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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