Imagining the New Britain
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Drawing on her own experiences, wide research and over one hundred interviews, Alibhai-Brown offers a fresh look at such topics as racism, imperialism, immigration and identity politics. Imagining the New Britain offers a startling portrait of the vastly changing face of British citizenship and identity.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, a leading British cultural critic, wirtes a weekly column in The Independent and publishes regularly in The Guardian, New Statesman, and The Observer. Her previous books include The Colour of Love and No Place Like Home.
"This is a painful, wise and thoughtful book by a fine writer...Alibhai-Brown is totally opposed to injustice and wedded to the ideal of multicultural identity, yet her argument is complex." -- The Independent (London)
"Yasmin Alibhai-Brown is the leading female commentator in the British media...She is a first, highly articulate draft of a new kind of Briton." -- The Observer (London)
"A significant contribution to the conversation about the "new" Britain." -- Times Literary Supplement