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IDENTITY POLITICS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

The phrase “national identity” is popping up everywhere in Britain. I have read two recent books with those words in the title, and they recur throughout an article in the March 17 London Review of Books, “The Wonderfulness of Us: The Tory Interpretation of History” by the Cambridge historian Richard J. Evans. In February the prime minister David Cameron spoke at an international...

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About the Author

Bernard Bergonzi is the author of A Study in Greene, among many other books of literary criticism.