British Images of Germany: Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860-1914 Richard Scully

ISBN: 9780230301566

Published: November 27th 2012

Hardcover

400 pages


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British Images of Germany: Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860-1914  by  Richard Scully

British Images of Germany: Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860-1914 by Richard Scully
November 27th 2012 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 400 pages | ISBN: 9780230301566 | 7.52 Mb

British Images of Germany: Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860-1914 is the first full-length cultural history of Britains relationship with Germany and the Germans in the key period leading up to the First World War. Representing a recentMoreBritish Images of Germany: Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860-1914 is the first full-length cultural history of Britains relationship with Germany and the Germans in the key period leading up to the First World War. Representing a recent about-face in scholarly appreciations of Anglo-German relations, Richard Scully reassesses the assumption that the relationship in the lead up to 1914 was increasingly fraught and reveals a more complex picture: that a long standing sense of kinship felt by Britons for Germany and the Germans persisted right up to the outbreak of war, even surviving times of acute diplomatic tension.

This innovative re-examination incorporates the reading of British images of Germany in maps, travel literature, fiction and political cartoons: forms which have never before been appreciated for the light they shed on this fascinating period of history



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