search menu

The currency converter is for reference only.
You will be charged in GBP at checkout.

Who Do The English Think They are?

£10.99

Product Code: 505556

In stock & ready to order

Order by 3pm for next day deliveryexc. Bank Holidays & Weekends

International Delivery Availablefrom £14.99

A contribution from the sale of this product helps us to secure this spectacular and unique heritage for future generations to enjoy.

Overview

The English are often confused about who they are. They say 'British' when they mean 'English', and 'English' when they should say 'British'. And when England, more than the rest of the UK, voted to leave the EU, polls showed national identity was a big concern. So its time the English sorted out in their minds what it means to be English.

A nation's character is moulded by its history. In Who Do the English Think They Are? historian and journalist Derek J. Taylor travels the length and breadth of the country to find answers. He discovers that the first English came from Germany, and then in the later Middle Ages almost became French. He tracks down the origins of English respect for the rule of law, tolerance and a love of political stability. And, when he reaches Victorian times, he investigates the arrogance and snobbishness that have sometimes blighted English behaviour. Finally, Taylor looks ahead and asks: faced with uncharted waters post-Brexit, what is it in their national character that will help guide the English people now?

Key Features:

  • Paperback
  • 328 pages


Size: 12.7 x 2.5 x 19.7 cm
Author: Derek Taylor
ISBN: 978-0750989152

Customer Reviews

Delivery Info

Standard Delivery £4.99: Applies to UK standard delivery rate only.
You can expect delivery by Royal Mail or Courier within 7 working days after placing your order.

Next Day Delivery (on orders placed before 3pm. Weekdays only) £6.99:
If order is placed before 3pm, you can expect delivery the following working day (excluding weekends). Please note a signature is required.

Overseas Delivery from £18.00:

Please Note: Some countries may charge tax and duty. This is the responsibility of the customer.

We reserve the right not to deliver orders if we believe the address is not secure, for example, to a communal postal address, PO Box or if the customer has incorrectly applied the wrong shipping area.If this affects an order you placed, we will notify you as soon as possible. We may also request additional ID.

For further information regarding delivery please visit our Delivery Information page.

Please Note: Weekends and Bank Holidays are NOT counted as working days.

step into England's story
×
Who Do The English Think They are?