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Scully, Richard. British Images of Germany: Admiration, antagonism and ambivalence, 1860–1914. New York [etc.]: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
DOI: 10.1057/9781137283467
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-0-230-30156-6
BibTeX citation key: Scully2012a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Caricature, Germany, Imagology, Interculturalism, Randformen des Comics, United Kingdom
Creators: Scully
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (New York [etc.])
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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.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations (vii)
Series Editors’ Preface (xviii)
Acknowledgements (xix)

Introduction – ‘The Beginnings’ (1)

I. Mapping Germany, 1860–1914 (9)
1. From Geographical Expression to German Empire (11)
2. ‘North Sea’ or ‘German Ocean’? Britain and Germany in the Wider World (21)
3. A ‘Pink Link’ – Race, Religion and the Anglo-German Cartographic Freemasonry (27)
4. War and the Severing of the ‘Pink Link’ (37)

II. Travelling to Germany, 1860–1914: A Guidebook (43)
5. Britain and Baedeker’s Germany (45)
6. The Rhine, the Spas, and Beyond; in War and Peace (53)
7. Business as Usual: The 1880s and 1890s (62)
8. The Last of the Summer Holidays – Twentieth Century Travel (72)

III. Models and Monsters: English Literature and the Idea of Germany (83)
9. Learned, Indefatigable, Deep-Thinking Germany (85)
10. The German Invasion of Britain in 1872 and ‘What Became of the Invaders’ (93)
11. Two Georges and Two Germanies: Gissing and Meredith Commence Debate (104)
12. Looking into the Abyss? (120)

IV. Punch, Judy and Deutsche Michel: Cartoons of Germany (131)
13. ‘Wilhelm in Wonderland’ – Germany in the Wars of Unification (133)
14. Satiated and Satisfied? Bismarckian Germany (184)
15. ‘Dropping the Pilot’ – Kaiser Wilhelm II and the New Course (213)
16. The Coming of the ‘Horrible Hun’ (261)

Conclusions (316)

Notes (321)
Index (367)

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Rez.: James Retallack, in: German History 32.2 (2014), S. 315–316;
Colin Storer, in: Reviews in History 1380 (2013)
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