The Break-Up of Britain

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The Break-Up of Britain

By Tom Nairn
Humanities Press, 1977
368 pp. $15.00
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A Marxist analysis of British ills ("The elements of fatality in Great Britain's current crisis" include such symptoms as "the cringing Labour conservatism of 1974-6") but also a wide-ranging critique of the contemporary world and contemporary thought. A literate and useful polemic.