© 2012

British Images of Germany

Admiration, Antagonism & Ambivalence, 1860–1914


Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction

    1. Richard Scully
      Pages 1-7
  3. Mapping Germany, 1860–1914

  4. Travelling to Germany, 1860–1914: A Guidebook

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Richard Scully
      Pages 45-52
    3. Richard Scully
      Pages 62-71
  5. Models and Monsters: English Literature and the Idea of Germany

  6. Punch, Judy and Deutsche Michel: Cartoons of Germany

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Richard Scully
      Pages 184-212

About this book


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.


20. Jahrhundert 20th century Bismarck Britain cultural history empire First World War Germany history Invasion peace

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of New EnglandAustralia

About the authors

RICHARD SCULLY is Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of New England, Armidale, Australia. He received his PhD from Monash University in 2008, where he lectured in history and international studies. With Marian Quartly he edited the 2009 volume Drawing the Line: Using Cartoons as Historical Evidence.

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