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Sometimes Englishness is thought to be encapsulated in terms of a particular relation to sport: "fair play," for instance. Arguably, England 's "national games" are football and, particularly, cricket. As cricket historian Dominic Malcolm argues, the link between cricket and England 's national iden.y became solidified through . - Michael Kenny: Unpleasant nationalism thrives when polite society holds its nose and treats Englishness as a white working-clproblem.. - He is also the author of two books of non-fiction and a collection of poetry. His first novel, The Wake, will be published in January 2014. His website is Paul Kingsnorth responds to Mark Perryman 's in Breaking up Britain for a progressive English iden.y. 'What is Englishness?.The Idea of Englishness: English Culture, National Iden.y and Social Thought [Krishanar] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ideas of Englishness, and of the English nation, have become a matter of renewed interest in recent years as a result of threats to the integrity of the United Kingdom and the .

A national iden.y of the English as the people or ethnic group native to England developed in the Middle Ages arguably beginning with the unification of the Kingdom of England in the 10th century, but explicitly in the 11th century after the Norman Conquest, when Englishry came to be the status of the subject indigenous population..Michael Kenny: Unpleasant nationalism thrives when polite society holds its nose and treats Englishness as a white working-clproblem.IN 1924, speaking on St George's Day, the then prime minister, Stanley Baldwin, gave thanks that for once he could refer to England "without some fellow at the .The many faces of Englishness: Iden.y, diversity and nationhood in England. The resurgence of English iden.y, Michael Kenny explains, is being driven by an .

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