‘the Jew’ in English Literature and
Society. RacialRepresentations 1875–1945, Cambridge, 1993, pp. 9,
Good examples so far are Kester Aspden, Fortress Church. The English
Roman Catholic Bishops and Politics, 1903–1963, Leominster, 2002;
Adrian Hastings, A History of English Christianity 1920–1990,
London, 1991; Dennis Sewell, Catholics. Britain’s Largest Minority,
Hürten, Deutsche Katholiken, p. 559. The numbers for England and
Wales are estimates, because the census in Britain no longer asked for
denominations. The estimates were derived from
Jews in Portsmouth during the long eighteenth century
, Annals of Portsmouth (London: Hamilton, Adams, 1880), pp. 65–7.
66 Hampshire Chronicle , 28 June 1773.
67 Bryan Cheyette, Constructions of ‘the Jew’ in English Literature and Society: RacialRepresentations, 1875–1945 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), p. 12.
68 Roxann Wheeler, The Complexion of Race: Categories of Difference in Eighteenth-Century British Culture (Philadelphia: University of Pennysylvania Press, 2000), pp. 300–1.
69 Roth, ‘The
the Birmingham Social Credit Group at
Queen’s College, Birmingham, 8 November 1933. CI, Notes and
Articles by CF O’Brian Donaghue. For G.K. Chesterton nationality
and ‘Englishness’ was bound to one place. His quasi-religious
definition of nationality also meant that Jews could never be English.
Bryan Cheyette, Constructions of ‘the Jew’ in English Literature and
Society. RacialRepresentations 1875–1945, Cambridge, 1993, pp. 184,
At the time, G.K. Chesterton was president of the League, part of the
executive committee were Hilaire Belloc, W. Blackie, Alan Bland