About this book
At a time when questions of national identity and belonging are at the forefront of current debate, Roger Scruton turns his critical eye to England and what it means to be English. 'Elegant and moving... a classic elegy' Melvyn Bragg, "Independent"
Provides an account of England which is an analysis of its institutions and culture, and a celebration of its virtues. This book covers aspects of the English inheritance, informed by a philosophical vision. It shows that there is such a country as England, that it has a distinct personality and endows its residents with a distinct moral ideal.