3/3 Linda explores Britain's relationships with North America, Europe and expatriate Britons.
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Prof Colley posits some possibilities about UK development following the independence vote
Linda Colley explores Britain's lack of a written constitution.
Linda Colley explores the history of Britain's links with continental Europe.
Linda explores the acts of union required to sustain the allegiance of British emigrants.
Linda Colley explores Britain's relationship with America from the 1600s onwards.
2/3 Linda examines the four nations that make up the British Isles and their relationships.
Linda Colley explores Ireland's relations with its neighbours over the centuries.
Linda Colley explores the compromises made when Scotland was subsumed into Great Britain.
Linda Colley explores the principality, which is not represented on the Union Jack.
Linda explores the disparities between the north and south in terms of wealth and living.
Linda Colley examines England and Englishness.
1/3 Prof Colley explores the British notion of liberty and the place of monarchy.
Linda Colley explores the patchwork of different kingdoms that existed throughout Britain.
Prof Colley challenges the notion of 'liberty' in Britain, from Magna Carta onwards.
Linda Colley wades into the choppy waters of Britain's relationship with the sea.
Prof Colley examines the island nature of the United Kingdom.
Linda Colley begins her examination of the forces that unite and divide Britain.