A European Love Affair
By (author) Ian Buruma
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Anglomania by Ian Buruma
Book Description"Imaginative, original--wittily written."-- The Washington Post Book World To some, England has long represented tolerance, reason, and political moderation. To others, it is a moribund bastion of snobbery and outdated tradition. In this lively and diverting social history, noted author Ian Buruma, himself the son of Dutch immigrants to England, provides an incisive look at anglophilia--and anglophobia--over the last two centuries. From passionate enthusiasts like Voltaire and Goethe, to exiles like Garibaldi and Herzen, to colorful England-bashers like Napoleon, Marx, and Kaiser Wilhelm II, Anglomania gives a sharply satirical account of Europe's sometimes comical, sometimes deadly prejudices, and explains why England's individuality and her relationship with Europe is still vitally important as we enter the twenty-first century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375705366
(201mm x 130mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Vintage Books USA
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Ian Buruma
Ian Buruma is a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Institute for the Humanities in Washington, D.C.
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