The Break-up of Britain: Crisis and Neo-nationalism
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 20-page introduction.
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