Ethnicity and Englishness

Personal Identities in a Minority Community
  • 177 Pages
  • 1.89 MB
  • English
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Cultural studies, Ethnography, Social & cultural anthropology, United Kingdom, Great Britain, Life Stages - Adolescence, Nonfiction, Family / Parenting / Child
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL12290117M
ISBN 101904303641
ISBN 139781904303640

Ethnicity and Englishness: Personal Identities in a Minority Community, by Cedric Cullingford and Ikhlaq Din This book first published by Cambridge Scholars Press 15 Angerton Gardens, Newcastle, NE5 2JA, UK British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library.

"Nonetheless, The Idea of English Ethnicity remains an eloquent and powerfully-argued analysis of Victorian ideas of Englishness and race. Perhaps the book's greatest achievement is the extent to which it succeeds, despite the uncertainties and ambiguities surrounding its central thesis, in convincing the reader that the Victorians did indeed lay the foundations for a ‘continuing tradition Cited by: In this major contribution to debates about English identity, leading theorist Robert J.C.

Young argues that Englishness was never really about England at all. In the nineteenth century, it was rather developed as a form of long-distance identity for the English diaspora around the world.

Young shows how the effects of this continue to reverberate today, nationally and globally. Written by an. Get this from a library. Ethnicity and Englishness: personal identities in a minority community.

[Cedric Cullingford; Ikhlaq Din] -- In an age of globalisation, the most pressing concerns are with matters of identity, personal and collective. This book explores the culture of nationality, groups and religions through the inner.

By the argument that ethnicity involves and works through a range of human emotions. Within this narrative the countryside has tended to be deployed as an endangered and essentialsed symbol of what Englishness is and this chapter has suggested that rural nature has been invested with the meanings and representations of English : Sarah Neal.

Framing the discourse of Englishness within the diverse discourses of "race"--in which "race" is evoked variously as the concepts of biology, genetics, lineage, physical typology, ethnicity, nation, and so on, Young fascinatingly explores the cultural implications of the racial discourses of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The Making of English National Identity, first published inis a fascinating exploration of Englishness and what it means to be English. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary theory, Krishan Kumar examines the rise of English nationalism and issues of race and ethnicity from earliest times to the present day.

The Making of English National Identity, first published inis a fascinating exploration of Englishness and what it means to be English. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary theory, Krishan Kumar examines the rise of English nationalism and issues of race and ethnicity from earliest times to the present day.

The Making of English National Identity is a fascinating exploration of Englishness and what it means to be English. Drawing on historical, sociological and literary theory, Krishan Kumar examines the rise of English nationalism and issues of race and ethnicity from earliest times to the present day.

Connecting ‘Englishness’, Black and minoritised ethnic communities and sport: A conceptual framework. Chapter (PDF Available) January with 55 Reads How we measure 'reads'. The idea and image of Englishness has changed a lot within the last decades.

As Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has memorably observed, modern Britain is more reflected in multiracial families curry and the fiction of Zadie Smith than the Royal family fish and chips and Shakespeare?".This book analyses the works of two mixed-race English writers: Hanif Kureishi and Zadie Smith.

Smith's book, the one I quoted, was published inand is in its fourth edition in as many years (cf. also Hill and Hughes ). Events in the Third World and the revival of ethnic nationalism in former Yugoslavia are not a sufficient explanation for this preoccupation.

Rather a kind. The book forms part of the ‘Blackwell Manifestos’ series, and Young takes advantage of the ‘manifesto’ rubric to put forward a bold, and upbeat, argument concerning English ethnicity.

He suggests that, over the course of the Victorian period, conceptions of Englishness moved away from. This book represents a new development of ideas first broached in Colonial Desire (), and then extended in the essay ‘Hybridism and the Ethnicity of the English’ ().

In recent years, particularly since devolution in the UK, the question of what exactly constitutes the identity of England and of Englishness has exercised a whole. For Home, Country, and Race: Constructing Gender, Class, and Englishness in the Elementary School, Stephen J. Heathorn University of Toronto Press, Jan 1, - Education - pages.

This is an important new study of the impact of the Norman Conquest. It provides the first full explanation of how the English and the Normans merged to become the same people.

The author draws on anthropological theory, the latest scholarship on Anglo-Norman England, and sources ranging from Price: $ Rural Identities book. Ethnicity and Community in the Contemporary English Countryside. Rural Identities.

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resolution was an victory for the rural access movement but also worked was a reinforcement of the relationship between Englishness and rural spaces. The chapter suggests the concept of otherness, transfers to rural spaces because these. Castles and cathedrals are important heritage sites in England and Britain, with the Tower of London, the origins of which date to William the Conqueror's attempts to secure the Norman conquest, as a prime example.

In general, past cultural achievements are celebrated as important sources for national identity. At the same time, the continuing production of high culture is considered important.

Jeremy Paxman devoted an entire book to grappling with the idea of Englishness. Boris seems to think Englishness has something to do with the Victorian game of whiff-whaff.

More recently, the EDL have all but hijacked the Cross of St George, and taken to spouting the most hateful tripe under the guise of Englishness. It’s a minefield. Rather, the experience of English immigrants in North America provides an alternative narrative to that of the political realm.

This is a collection of ten essays on aspects of Englishness in North America, incorporating patriotic societies and trade unions, church and college, as well as cricket, folk music, and morris dancing.

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Book Description: A demonstration of how a specific ideal of national heritage was consciously nurtured by England?s elementary school system at the turn of the century. Implicit within this ideal was an ideology that reinforced gender, class, and race distinctions.

Abstract. The chapters in this book confirm the need for scholars and policy-makers to take a holistic view of the migration process. 1 There is an almost seamless transition which takes us from the decision of the individual to move, through the process of movement and the roles of intermediaries to incorporation into the host labour market and society.

Heritage and Ethnicity: An Introduction Heritage or Dual of Heritages?Englishness and Jewishness in the Heritage Industry 3. Englishness and Medieval Anglo-Jewy 4. The Marginalization of Early-Modern Anglo-Jewish History 5. The End of the 'Anglo-Jewish Progress Show'.

Representations of the Jewish East End, 6. A novel thematic focus on empire and Englishness in the post period makes this an important study for scholars and students of modern British history, empire and Commonwealth, decolonisation, migration, gender, ethnicity, and : $ 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 perceived rise of that unusual thing, English nationalism.

Interrogating the idea of an English nation, and of how that might compare with other concepts of nationhood, this book enquires into the origins of English. Journal Ethnic and Racial Studies Vol - Issue the article argues that an invisible driver of the Brexit vote and its racist aftermath has been a politicization of Englishness.

We conclude by outlining some resources of hope that could potentially help to negotiate the current emergency. Books; Keep up to date.

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Register. A national identity 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.

From the eighteenth century the terms 'English' and. Minorities embrace Englishness, even as metropolitan whites shun it.

Books, arts and culture just 8% of ethnic Bangladeshis in England identify straightforwardly as English, for example. Hastings particularly emphasizes the role of Christianity (rather than secular notions of citizenship and ethnicity) in the emergence of nationalism.

Nationalist terminology, he argues, was essentially biblical, and early vernacular Scripture (via Wyclifian translations) united it with other elements of English identity, a process later. Victorian Englishness and racial ideology have been the subject of innumerable studies over the past decades, but none that I can think of have the freshness, innovation, and authority of this book.

The Idea of English Ethnicity can and should change the way we think about Englishness and Empire alike. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Rural identities: ethnicity and community in the contemporary English countryside in SearchWorks catalog. Britishness or Englishness? The historical problem of national identity in Britain. Rebecca modern states which have been able to establish their official cultures on the ethnicity of a demographically dominant and cohesive ethnic core are likely to be more stable than states that are divided by the rival histories and traditions of.

It certainly represents one of the key moments when two of the many ethnic strands of English identity were irretrievably joined.

But it also highlights how ethnicity hinders any attempt to define Englishness; the English are mixed, “the product of successive invasions from all over Europe”, not to mention immigration from empire.