[Miles] draws admirably on history, demography, sociology, biology, and even climatology in this wide-ranging cornucopia. (THE TIMES (2/9/06)
Coming at a time of surely historical levels of immigration, his hugely detailed survey... provides a vital background to any discussion of why Britain is the way it is. It will certainly warm the hearts of increasingly beleaguered multiculturists. (SUNDAY TIMES (3/9/06)
A big, eccentric tract written with a Victorian zeal to educate and improve the reader... [a] magisterial work. (TELEGRAPH (26/8/06)
Who are we? The story of the peoples of Britain and Ireland, drawing on new genetic discoveries, language, buildings and landscape.