By the author of "The Break-Up of Britain?" and "The Left Against Europe", this is an examination of the British monarchy. Partly historical reflection, partly political polemic, this book argues that the Royal Family is an anachronism and an obstruction to Britains future development.
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Dazzling, cliche-nailing - The first serious study for more than a hundred years to take a coldly analytical look at this most emotion-charged part of our heritage, it reflects a growing sense of the peculiarity of it all. --Observer
A long and brilliant meditation on the nature of the British state, its identity and national culture... one of the most powerful and original pieces of writing I have ever read on the subject. --London Review of Books
TOM NAIRN's many books include The Break-up of Britain, Faces of Nationalism and After Britain. He writes for, among others, New Left Review and the London Review of Books.
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Book Description Radius, 1988. Book Condition: Poor. Pen and pencil markings throughout. Binding split. Covers and backstrip scuffed, damaged and taped. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 2825589