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The Anglosphere: Continuity, Dissonance and Location

Ben Wellings and Andrew Mycock


This volume provides the first detailed analyses of the ‘Anglosphere’ – a re-imagined transnational community of the English-speaking peoples – which came to international prominence in the wake of Brexit. It brings together leading international experts to examine the Anglosphere’s historical links to the British Empire. It interprets the shifting political and economic fortunes of this contested idea, the locations where it is enacted and how it continues to inform transnational identities and politics across the English-speaking world today. The volume reveals that although the Anglosphere ... More

Keywords: Anglosphere, English-speaking peoples, transnational identities, Brexit, Global Britain, British Empire

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780197266618
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197266618.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ben Wellings, editor
Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Monash University

Andrew Mycock, editor
Reader in Politics, University of Huddersfield

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