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  • Author:
    Ian Bradley
  • ISBN:
    1845113268
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    978-1845113261
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    I.B.Tauris (January 15, 2007)
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    272 pages
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This book answers these vital questions by making a unique contribution to the current debate about British .

This book answers these vital questions by making a unique contribution to the current debate about British identity. It investigates why Liverpool is the most British of UK cities, with a regional accent representing a medley of Welsh, Scots, Irish and English; how a small village off the M6 motorway is arguably Britain's spiritual heart; and what theme parks, airport shops and eating habits have to tell us about the contemporary national character. It is often claimed that Great Britain is one of the most secular nations on earth.

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Believing in Britain book. It is often claimed that Great Britain is one of the most secular nations on earth, but Ian Bradley argues that 'Britishness' (like the overlapping crosses on the 400-year-old Union flag) is best understood in religious terms.

Why is there such intense interest today in the idea of 'Britishness'? Does it really matter, and what is 'Britishness' anyway? Why does the notion of 'being British' seem to have most resonance amongst recent immigrant - especially Asian and Afro-Caribbean - communities? And why is that 'traditional' British values now seem to be most widely practised and cherished by newcomers, not by the dominant majority? This book answers these vital questions by making a unique contribution to the current debate about British identity.

It is often claimed that Great Britain is one of the most secular nations on earth, but Ian Bradley argues that 'Britishness' (like the overlapping crosses on the 400-year-old Union flag) is best understood in religious terms. He maintains that the idea of 'being British' has special value as a broad church measure of spiritual and cultural inclusiveness - and as a positive alternative to fundamentalism, narrow nationalism and jingoism.

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Why is there such intense interest today in the idea of 'Britishness'? Does it really matter, and what is 'Britishness' anyway? Why does 'being British' seem to be particularly valued by black and Asian Britons? And why are the traditional British values of tolerance, sexual modesty and civic generosity now most highly cherished amongst newcomers? Ian Bradley makes a unique contribution to the debate about British identity. He explains why Liverpool is the most British of UK cities, how a small village off the M6 motorway is arguably Britain's spiritual heart, and what theme parks, airport shops and eating habits tell us about the contemporary national character. It is often claimed that the UK is one of the most secular nations on earth. But the author controversially argues that Britishness - like the overlapping crosses of the 400 year-old Union flag - is better understood in religious terms. British identity encompasses both a resurgent interest in faith, and a tolerant unity in diversity, the diversity of a society which now embodies Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist and many other - including secular - traditions. Bradley's idea of 'Britishness' represents a positive alternative to fundamentalism, narrow nationalism and jingoism.