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English Nationalism in Historical Perspective

Michael Kenny

in Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter proposes that much current talk of ‘English nationalism’ and its role in the vote for Brexit in 2016 is either empirically misinformed or conceptually misleading. Instead it proposes a ... More


Governing England: English Identity and Institutions in a Changing United Kingdom

Michael Kenny, Iain McLean, and Akash Paun (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266465
eISBN:
9780191879609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266465.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

England is ruled directly from Westminster by institutions and parties that are both English and British. The non-recognition of England reflects a long-standing assumption of ‘unionist statecraft’ ... More


This England: race, nation, patriotism

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Shakespeare being Shakespeare, the ringing stanzas found in ‘This England’ still have the capacity to move, and they resonated with episodes in the history of the centuries to come, to the extent ... More


The Politics of English Nationhood

Michael Kenny

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199608614
eISBN:
9780191775208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608614.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This volume supplies a comprehensive overview of evidence and arguments relating to the revival of Englishness, and explores its political ramifications and dimensions. It examines the difficulties ... More


Introduction: England as an Imagined Community—Myths, Ideas, and Politics

Michael Kenny

in The Politics of English Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199608614
eISBN:
9780191775208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608614.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter supplies an overview of the contents of the book. It also identifies the influence and interpretative limitations of various clichés and canards about the English, and assesses the ... More


Sport

Simon Featherstone

in Englishness: Twentieth-Century Popular Culture and the Forming of English Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623655
eISBN:
9780748651764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623655.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter centres on international football and cricket, as well as their limited yet powerful performances of English nationhood during direct competitions with the sporting styles of other ... More


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