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Empire-nation: National and Imperial Discourses in England

Wellings, Ben


When the states of England and Scotland combined in 1707, the conditions were created whereby English nationalism and interests would affect the expressions of a new British nationalism and notions of Britishness. As the British state expanded into Empire, ‘Anglo-British national identity’ began to be expressed through an imperial-national discourse based on notions of governance. As ‘Englishness’ played a large part in the creation of ‘Britishness’, so too did imperial discourses of...[Show more]

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Type: Journal article
Source: Nations and Nationalism
DOI: 10.1111/1469-8219.00040


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