British Images of Germany

Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860-1914
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ISBN-13:
9781137283467
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
395
Autor:
R. Scully
Serie:
Britain and the World
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
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Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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British Images of Germany is the first full-length cultural history of Britain's relationship with Germany in the key period leading up to the First World War. Richard Scully reassesses what is imagined to be a fraught relationship, illuminating the sense of kinship Britons felt for Germany even in times of diplomatic tension.
Series Preface List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction - 'The Beginnings' PART I: MAPPING GERMANY, 1860-1914 From 'Geographical Expression' to German Empire 'North Sea' or 'German Ocean'?: Britain and Germany in the Wider World A 'Pink Link' - Race, Religion and the Anglo-German Cartographic Freemasonry War and the Severing of the 'Pink link' PART II: TRAVELLING TO GERMANY, 1860-1914: A GUIDEBOOK Britain and Baedeker's Germany The Rhine, the Spas, and Beyond; in War and Peace Business as Usual: the 1880s and 1890s The Last of the Summer Holidays: Twentieth Century Travel PART III: MODELS AND MONSTERS: ENGLISH LITERATURE AND THE IDEA OF GERMANY Learned, Indefatigable, Deep-thinking Germany...' The German Invasion of Britain in 1872 and 'What Became of the Invaders' Two Georges and Two Germanies: Gissing & Meredith Commence Debate Looking Into the Abyss..? PART IV: PUNCH, JUDY AND GERMAN MICHAEL: CARTOONS OF GERMANY 'Wilhelm in Wonderland': Germany in the Wars of Unification Satiated and Satisfied? - Bismarckian Germany 'Dropping the Pilot' - Wilhelm II and Weltpolitik The Coming of the Horrible Hun Conclusions Endnotes
British Images of Germany is the first full-length cultural history of Britain's relationship with Germany in the key period leading up to the First World War. Richard Scully reassesses what is imagined to be a fraught relationship, illuminating the sense of kinship Britons felt for Germany even in times of diplomatic tension.

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