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Speak the Culture: Britain By Andrew Whittaker

Speak the Culture: Britain by Andrew Whittaker

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Summary

Explores the historical, political, cultural, artistic factors that make the British tick. This book reveals the culture of everyday life, exploring variations between the English, Scots and Welsh, and dissecting their approach to life: how they eat, socialise, vote, dress and laugh.

Speak the Culture: Britain Summary

Speak the Culture: Britain by Andrew Whittaker

This title is the third in an exciting new concept and series which will make you fluent in each country's life and culture.Few nations rival the rich history, artistic achievement and contemporary verve of Britain. But who are the British? What does it mean to be British and is there such a thing as British culture? There has never been a time when the question has occasioned so much debate. "Speak the Culture: Britain" peels back the layers of this rich and complex heritage, exploring the factors - historical, political, cultural, artistic - that make the British tick. British culture is strewn with names that strike a chord the world over: Shakespeare, Churchill, Dickens, Pinter, Hitchcock, Vivienne Westward, Lennon and McCartney..."Speak the Culture: Britain" examines the people, the history and the movements that have shaped Britain as it now is, providing key information is easily digested, entertaining chunks. It also reveals the culture of everyday life, exploring variations between the English, Scots and Welsh, and dissecting their approach to life: how they eat, socialise, vote, dress and laugh.

Speak the Culture: Britain Reviews

"Visitors and locals alike will enjoy these key facts, insights and anecdotes about Britain and what makes it tick." Britain Magazine "This is an excellent book and very amusing in places. It is packed with facts and could stand alongside your English dictionary to provide a starting point for any researchon Brits. I still think I have a lot to learn." Rob Jerrard Book reviews at www.rjerrad.co.uk

About Andrew Whittaker

Andrew Whittaker is a successful journalist and writer who has travelled widely and written extensively.

Table of Contents

Identity; Literature & Philosophy Art & Architecture; Performing Arts Cinema, Photography and Fashion; Media communications Food & Drink; Living culture: the state of the nation.

Additional information

GOR001943014
9781854186270
1854186272
Speak the Culture: Britain by Andrew Whittaker
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thorogood
2009-04-01
359
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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