Gordon Brown: 'bard of Britishness'
A volume discussing the future relationships between England, Scotland and Wales, which investigates whether or not 'Britain' has a distinctive meaning in the devolved nations. Tom Nairn's polemical essay also explores how Gordon Brown has been struggling with these issues since he edited The Red Paper on Scotland in 1975.
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THE BREAKDOWN OF TOM NAIRN
BLAMING IT ALL ON BROWN AND BRITAIN
THE LAST DRUID OF ANCIENT BRITAIN
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