2 edition of What the British think of us found in the catalog.
What the British think of us
Doris Fleischman Bernays
in New York
Written in English
|Statement||by Doris and Edward L. Bernays.|
|Contributions||Bernays, Edward L., 1891- joint author.|
|LC Classifications||E183.8.G7 B52|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||59028593|
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Also, my British friends, when speaking of Americans in political generalities, please relize that we vote basically 50/50 these days on political issues so we are a divided nation in terms of our political leanings however, I think this is more a product of our media dividing us.
Ha, perfidious Albion eh. Interesting way to frame the question though. Brits opinion of the UK, but not Brits opinion of Britain. The UK is a kludge, and one that is leaking at the seams. We have quite tightly centralized political control throug.
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