Studying British Cultures: An Introduction is a unique collection of essays which examine the most significant aspects of this quickly developing area of study, analyzing the ways of teaching and reading British culture. The work covers the contemporary and key issues, including:
the terminological distinction between 'British Studies' and 'British Cultural Studies'
the problem of national cultures and identities in contemporary Britain
studying language and literature from a British Studies perspective
models for studying the historical context of the development of ideas of `Britishness'