Watching the English : the hidden rules of English behaviour

Kate Fox

In WATCHING THE ENGLISH anthropologist Kate Fox takes a revealing look at the quirks, habits and foibles of the English people. She puts the English national character under her anthropological microscope, and finds a strange and fascinating culture, governed by complex sets of unspoken rules and byzantine codes of behaviour. The rules of weather-speak. The ironic-gnome rule. The reflex apology rule. The paranoid-pantomime rule. Class indicators and class anxiety tests. The money-talk taboo and many more ...Through a mixture of anthropological analysis and her own unorthodox experiments (using herself as a reluctant guinea-pig), Kate Fox discovers what these unwritten behaviour codes tell us about Englishness.

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書名 Watching the English : the hidden rules of English behaviour
著作者等 Fox, Kate
シリーズ名 A Hodder paperback
出版元 Hodder
刊行年月 2005, c2004
ページ数 vii, 424 p.
大きさ 20 cm
ISBN 9780340818862
NCID BB13685536
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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