A history lesson that explains Britain’s aloofness from Europe — Quartz

“Nations have characters, as well as individuals.”Benjamin Disraeli The shortest distance across the English Channel is a mere 33.1 km (20.6 miles). In the run-up to Britain’s referendum on whether to stay in the European Union on June 23, a few choice words can make the continent seem a world away. Boris Johnson, the former…

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