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The Idea of Britain


  • L. Brockliss and D. Eastwood, A Union of Multiple Identities: The British Isles 1750-1850 (1997)

  • Linda Colley, Britons: forging a nation



  • How is Britishness understood in this period?
  • Does Englishness exist?
  • Is this a period where national identities are 'invented'?



Doublures of Characters (Web Gallery of Art)