The English: a portrait of a people

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M. Joseph, 1998 - History - 308 pages
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Review: The English: A Portrait of a People

User Review  - Denis - Goodreads

The sneering tone of the BBC interviewer sits behind the prose, but so does plenty of scholarship. Although first published in 1998, it's a timely read since the right-wing UK Independence Party is in ... Read full review

Review: The English: A Portrait of a People

User Review  - Herman D'Hollander - Goodreads

In my student days the book(let) to read about the English was 'How to be an alien'. In short chapters author George Mikes described the 'typical' character and idiosyncratic behaviour of the English ... Read full review

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The Land of Lost Content
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Funny Foreigners
24
The English Empire
43
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