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 Crisis? What crisis?

Maybe Old England isn’t done?


In this episode of Black’s History Week, Professor Jeremy Black weighs Britain’s recent political and economic turbulence and suggests to The Critic’s deputy editor, Graham Stewart, that it is scarcely evidence of national decline.

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