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Real England: The Battle Against the Bland

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"We see the signs around us every day: the chain cafes and mobile phone outlets that dominate our high streets; the decline of small farms and the loss of our rural post offices; the headlines about yet another traditional industry going to the wall. For the first time, here is a book that makes the connection between these isolated, incremental, local changes and the bigger picture of a nation whose identity is being eroded. As he travels around the country meeting farmers, fishermen, and the inhabitants of Chinatown, Paul Kingsnorth records the kind of conversations that are taking place in country pubs and corner shops across the land - while reminding us that these quintessentially English institutions may soon cease to exist. Part personal journey, part manifesto, part rallying cry to anyone who would identify themselves as 'English', Real England offers a snapshot of the country at a precarious moment in its history, while there is still time to save its future from the forces of globalisation."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Kingsnorth, P.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Portobello Books

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"We see the signs around us every day: the chain cafes and mobile phone outlets that dominate our high streets; the decline of small farms and the loss of our rural post offices; the headlines about yet another traditional industry going to the wall. For the first time, here is a book that makes the connection between these isolated, incremental, local changes and the bigger picture of a nation whose identity is being eroded. As he travels around the country meeting farmers, fishermen, and the inhabitants of Chinatown, Paul Kingsnorth records the kind of conversations that are taking place in country pubs and corner shops across the land - while reminding us that these quintessentially English institutions may soon cease to exist. Part personal journey, part manifesto, part rallying cry to anyone who would identify themselves as 'English', Real England offers a snapshot of the country at a precarious moment in its history, while there is still time to save its future from the forces of globalisation."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Kingsnorth, P.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Portobello Books

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