Felipe Fernández-Armesto

is author of Civilisations (Macmillan) and teaches history at Oxford University, Queen Mary and Westfield College, London.



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Why are the British so careless with "Britishness"?

The careless British pose a greater threat to Britishness than any number of willing migrants to their shores.
Felipe Fernández-Armesto argues that Britishness is threatened not through migrants but through Britons themselves. He claims that Britain has become ‘foreign’ to its former self – but that this has other causes than the effects of immigration.

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