Francophobia

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Morbid fear of anything French
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While this combination of Gallophobia and the denigration of barbarous peoples might seem to support the argument that the British self is defined against both the French enemy and subordinate colonial races, an argument such as this would not fully account for the triangulation of British identity in relation to two opposing but strangely similar "others" or for the anti-scientific use of travel-literature by an otherwise enlightened British author like Smollett.