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The break-up of Britain

Tom Nairn

The break-up of Britain

crisis and neonationalism

by Tom Nairn

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Published by NLB and Verso Editions in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Regionalism -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTom Nairn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN297.R44 N34 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination409 p. ;
      Number of Pages409
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3216133M
      ISBN 100860910474, 0860917061
      LC Control Number83124521

        CHAPTER 1. Introduction. As I am sure will be clear to many, the title of this book makes direct reference to Tom Nairn's highly influential The Break-Up of Britain: Crisis and Neo-nationalism (). Nairn's book predicted, rather too prematurely as it turned out, the end of Britain via the aspirations to independence of Scotland and Wales, and his work has become a Author: Steve Blandford.   Introducing Tom Nairn, prophet of the break-up of Britain. who reads about politics is uneasily aware that he is the author of The Break-Up of .

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The break-up of Britain by Tom Nairn, , Common Ground Pub. edition, in English - 3rd., expanded :   The Beginning of the Break-Up of Britain? Gerry Hassan Open Democracy, January 11th The Scottish constitutional question has shot to the top of the UK political agenda. The manoeuvrings of the UK Government and Scottish Government on the Scottish independence issue have consistently led the UK news bulletins this week, even giving the .

      The book After Raymond Williams: Cultural Materialism and the Break-Up of Britain - New Updated Edition, Hywel Dix is published by University of Wales Press. The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders. All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Film, Drama and the Break Up of Britain. When the sun set on the British Empire, the resultant fragmentation of British identity emerged most tellingly in artistic works: cinematic works such as Howards End depicted a richly historical land steeped in tradition and tragedy, while the more modern Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels revealed a brutal yet sharply humorous .


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In this twenty-fifth anniversary edition of The Break-Up of Britain, Tom Nairn reviews the arguments of his classic study and expands his thesis into the new confirms his contention that civic nationalism - but not ethnonationalism - will play an increasing role in the breakdown of the United Kingdom.4/5.

In this 25th anniversary edition, Tom Nairn reviews the arguments of his classic study and expands his thesis into the new millennium. As Tony Blair sends off his ships and troops to assist America's assault on the Middle East, it is surely unlikely that the UK will survive in anything like its historical form.

This edition includes a new page introduction.5/5(1). Buy The Break-Up of Britain: Crisis And Neo-Nationalism 2nd Revised edition by Nairn, Tom (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on 5/5(3). This year marks the 40th anniversary of the publication of Tom Nairn’s book The Break-Up of Nairn’s fundamental insight was to recognise that the United Kingdom was an imperial construct – what the Cambridge historian and NS contributor David Reynolds has called a “mini-English empire” – and that the ties that once bound the people of these islands.

In his book, The Break-up of Britain, Tom Nairn argued that the British state could no longer serve its constituent nations and the situation would inevitably have to change.

In particular, the desire for a Scottish nation must, sooner or later,bring about full independence. Last week Scottish National Party leader and the Scottish Parliament's First Minister, Alex Salmond. 'The Break-up of Britain', Nairn writes in his introduction to this edition 'began its life in a still imposing, if narrowing river; by the time the paperback edition had appeared, the river had begun to fell the approaching rapids - which have accelerated for over twenty years, and attained a crazy pace even in the few weeks between.

In The New Left, National Identity, and the Break-Up of Britain Wade Matthews charts the nexus between socialism and national identity in the work of key New Left intellectuals, E.P. Thompson, Raymond Williams, Stuart Hall, Perry Anderson, and Tom Nairn.

Matthews considers these New Left thinkers’ response to Britain’s various national questions, including Cited by: 7. *Tom Nairn, The Break-up of Britain, NLB, London All page references in the text and footnotes below are to Nairn’s book, unless otherwise specified. 1 England is no less a nation than Scotland because Nairn does not think that it is yet ‘a nation like the rest’ (p.

), i.e. having a nationalist ideology and party of the now standard. The break-up of Britain The shift of power away from London may make this election unexpectedly revolutionary Full coverage of Election Peter Preston.

That relationship between nationalism, national identity, and postcolonialism remains central to many British dramatists' works, and in Film, Drama and the Break Up of Britain, Steve Blandford explores how the “break up” of Britain has influenced contemporary British drama.

"The Break-Up of Britain", he writes in the new Introduction "began its life in a still imposing, if narrowing river; by the time the paperback edition had appeared, the river had begun to feel the approaching rapids- which have accelerated for over twenty years, and attained a crazy place even in the few weeks between beginning and Author: Tom Nairn.

He adopted socialist internationalism, but later combined Scottish nationalism and socialism. He foretold the break-up of Britain in and condemned the British monarchy in The Enchanted Glass, seeing separatist nationalisms in the United Kingdom as a solution to the backwardness of the British : Paul Ward.

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Tom Nairn’s Break-up of Britain turns 40 and is as relevant as ever. Gerry Hassan. The National, November 24th Few books about politics stand the test of time like Tom Nairn’s The Break-up of Britain. Next year will see its 40 th anniversary. Originally published during the Queen’s Jubilee ofthe book offered a blistering counterblast to the then.

With the result of the Scottish independence referendum a mere sleep away, we're revisiting Tom Nairn's Break-Up of Britain. Nairn has been an important influence on the debates around independence, referred to by Anthony Barnett as the "prophet of the break-up of Britain".See below for an extract from Break-Up of Britain discussing the move towards.

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But the referendum’s over, the question on the ballot is answered, and now there are new questions to resolve. One of them concerns the politics within the U.K., and how the United Kingdom as a Author: Kathy Gilsinan.

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She is the author of best-selling book, Uncoupling 1, and recently launched the UK’s first ever Break-Up Recovery Retreats, dubbed ‘Heartbreak Hotel. An anthology of NLR articles, The Break-Up of Britain (, revised ) is the best known of Nairn's books on the nationalism theme.

It is a Marxist critique of the emergence of Alma mater: Edinburgh College of Art, University of .Tom Nairn, The Break up of Britain, Crisis and Neo-nationalism ().Author: R.

W. Johnson. The great irony is that the super patriots of the Brexit movement may have accelerated the breakup of the United Kingdom.

Not only is the eventual unification of Ireland now a possibility, but.