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Why It Had to Be the British Bourgeois

A Discussion of Bourgeois Equality Chapter 31 “And the Change was Specifically British”

Picadilly Circus in London with double decker bus
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This chapter wraps up the 4th part of Dr. McCloskey’s book by asserting the favorable attitude shift towards bourgeois dignity was particularly British in flavor.

To put this chapter in context, she is working backwards in time to trace this attitudinal shift. She started this…



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