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National identity in the British Isles

National identity in the British Isles

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Published by (Centre for Welsh Studies) in (Gwynedd) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p91-96.

Statementedited by Neil Evans.
SeriesColeg Harlech occasional papers in Welsh studies -- no.3
ContributionsEvans, Neil., Coleg Harlech. Centre for Welsh Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15351452M
ISBN 100951536001

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British immigration policy, race relations, and national identity crisis. and has even been attributed to causing the current crisis of national identity in Britain. This paper will chronicle the rise of multi-racial Britain since Empire Windrush and the various immigration acts passed to control the subsequent issues of race relations. The British Isles are a group of islands in the North Atlantic off the north-western coast of continental Europe, consisting of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Hebrides and over six thousand smaller isles. They have a total area of about , km 2 (, sq mi) and a combined population of almost 72 million, and include two sovereign Adjacent bodies of water: Atlantic Ocean.


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