Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour

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Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Apr 2, 2008 - Social Science - 440 pages
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Witty and wise, Fox explores a culture governed by unspoken rules and a bizarre code of conduct.

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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

A British friend recommended this, and it absolutely did not disappoint. It's a rare book that makes me laugh out loud as many times as this one did. Thoroughly useful, though it does go on a bit toward the end. Read full review

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An entertaining and humorous dissection of how the English behave. Kate has spent hours eavesdropping on her fellow citizens, and has nailed our foibles, I never knew being modest could be so boastful.... Read full review

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Kate Fox, a social anthropologist, is co-director of the Social Issues Research Center in Oxford. She is the author of Watching the English and Passport to the Pub.

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