TITLE

What's Wrong with Britain?

AUTHOR(S)
Buckley Jr., Wm. F.
PUB. DATE
June 1976
SOURCE
National Review;6/25/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p699
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article describes the economic troubles being faced by Great Britain as of June 25, 1976 and investigates why these happen. The country is not doing pretty well. The author suspects that one reason why Great Britain is in trouble is that too much is expected of her. In the author's pinion, any country such as Great Britain cannot continue forever to be great. Another is its class structure. According to the author, this structure is a tropism the obsession with which draws Great Britain to war with itself.
ACCESSION #
6057054

 

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