Rigorously updated and revised, British Civilization provides a comprehensive introduction to a wide range of aspects of today's Britain, including its country and people, politics and government, education, the economy, the media, arts, and religion. It includes: discussion of recent developments and topics of specific interest in British society at the moment such as GM foods, immigration, Britain's relationship with the USA and the EU, and the War on Terror new illustrations, cartoons, diagrams, graphs and tables expanded chapters a companion website. British Civilization is a vital introduction to the crucial and complex identities of Britain. For supplementary exercises, questions and tutor guidance, visit: www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415365228
John Oakland is Senior Lecturer in English at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the author (with David Mauk) of American Civilization (now in its 4th edition), Contemporary Britain and British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary (now in its 2nd edition).