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The Resource Englishness identified : manners and character, 1650-1850, Paul Langford

Englishness identified : manners and character, 1650-1850, Paul Langford

Label
Englishness identified : manners and character, 1650-1850
Title
Englishness identified
Title remainder
manners and character, 1650-1850
Statement of responsibility
Paul Langford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The evolution of the so-called national character - today once more the subject of scrutiny and debate - is traced through the impressions and analyses of foreign observers, and related to English ambitions and anxieties during a period of intense change."--Jacket
  • "In the seventeenth century the English were often depicted as a nation of barbarians, fanatics, and king-killers. Two hundred years later they were more likely to be seen as the triumphant possessors of a unique political stability, a vigorous industrial revolution, and a world-wide empire. These may have been British achievements, but the virtues which brought about this transformation tended to be perceived as being specifically English. Ideas of what constituted Englishness changed from a stock notion of waywardness and unpredictability to one of discipline and dedication
  • The evolution of the so-called national character - today once more the subject of scrutiny and debate - is traced through the impressions and analyses of foreign observers, and related to English ambitions and anxieties during a period of intense change."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Langford, Paul
Dewey number
306/.0942
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA118
LC item number
.L33 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National characteristics, English
  • National characteristics, English, in literature
  • English literature
  • England
  • England
  • England
Label
Englishness identified : manners and character, 1650-1850, Paul Langford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Energy -- Candour -- Decency -- Taciturnity -- Reserve -- Eccentricity -- Manners and character
Control code
41960501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 389 pages
Isbn
9780198206811
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99041373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Englishness identified : manners and character, 1650-1850, Paul Langford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Energy -- Candour -- Decency -- Taciturnity -- Reserve -- Eccentricity -- Manners and character
Control code
41960501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 389 pages
Isbn
9780198206811
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99041373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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