• The English: A Portrait of a People See large image

    The English: A Portrait of a People (Paperback) By (author) Jeremy Paxman

    Unavailable

    Sorry we can't get this title, the button below links through to AbeBooks who may have this title (opens in new window).

    Try AbeBooks | Add to wishlist
    Also available in...
    Paperback $11.27

    DescriptionThis is a brilliantly researched, hugely entertaining study of the English by Britain's best-known broadcaster. In the light of membership of Europe, the loss of an Empire and a devolved United Kingdom, the English no longer know who they are. Covering every aspect of the English identity (from cricket to Cumberland sausages, St George to Bernie Grant, the "Book of Common Prayer to Cool Britannia", John Bull to football thugs) and combining popular history with incisive interviews, Jeremy Paxman provides some fascinating and timely answers.


Other books

Other people who viewed this bought | Other books in this category
Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

 

Reviews | Bibliographic data
  • Full bibliographic data for The English

    Title
    The English
    Subtitle
    A Portrait of a People
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeremy Paxman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 131 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 242 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141035147
    ISBN 10: 0141035145
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, JFC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000, SOC002010
    DC22: 305.821
    BISAC V2.8: SOC008000
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    06 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jeremy Paxman was born in Yorkshire and now lives in London and Oxfordshire. He is the main anchor man for Newsnight, chairman of University Challenge and a frequent reviewer.