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  1. Introductory and General Texts 12 items
    1. Our German cousins: Anglo-German relations in the 19th and 20th centuries - John Mander 1974

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    2. Two centuries of Anglo-German relations: a reappraisal - Wolfgang J. Mommsen 1984

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    3. The inspirational genius of Germany: British art and Germanism, 1850-1939 - Matthew C. Potter 2016

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    4. Anglo-German Affinities and Antipathies - Rudiger Gorner

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    5. Britain and Europe, 1789-2005 - K. Robbins

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    6. Noble endeavours: the life of two countries, England and Germany, in many stories - Miranda Seymour 2014

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    7. Britain's Europe - Brendan Simms 2017

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    8. In the Occupied Area - G. Greene, J. Adamson

      Chapter essential Please read this for Week 12.

    9. Testament of youth: an autobiographical study of the years 1900-1925 - Vera Brittain, Mark Bostridge, Shirley Williams, Kate Mosse 2014

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  2. Archives and Databases 12 items
    1. Amity, Antagonism and Appeasement: Anglo-German Relations, 1871-1945

      Webpage further reading Archival material in the Modern Records Centre

    2. World War I Document Archive - R. Hacken 2007

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  3. Published Primary Sources 90 items
    1. Instructions for British servicemen in Germany, 1944 - Bodleian Library 2007

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    2. Germany, present and past - Sabine Baring-Gould 1882

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    3. Nazi Germany explained - Vernon Bartlett 1933

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    4. War songs of the Germans - John Stuart, Blackie,

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    5. An English wife in Berlin - Blucher von Wahlstatt, Evelyn Mary 1920

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    6. Memoirs of Prince Blücher - Gebhard Lebercht Blücher von Wahlstatt, Evelyn Blücher von Wahlstatt, Desmond Chapman-Huston 1932

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    7. Across the blockade: a record of travels in enemy Europe - Henry Noel Brailsford 1919

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    8. Britain and the Weimar Republic: the British documents - F. L. Carsten 1984

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    9. Guilty men - Cato 1940

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    10. Great contemporaries - Winston Churchill 1941

      Book further reading Chapters on 'The Ex-Kaiser', 'Hindenburg' and 'Hitler and His Choice'

    11. An ambassador of peace: pages from the diary of Viscount D'Abernon (Berlin, 1929-1926) - Edgar Vincent D'Abernon, Maurice Alfred Gerothwohl 1929

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    12. An ambassador of peace: Lord D'Abernon's diary - Edgar Vincent D'Abernon, Maurice Alfred Gerothwohl 1929

      Book further reading vol. 2

    13. An ambassador of peace: Lord D'Abernon's diary - Edgar Vincent D'Abernon, Maurice Alfred Gerothwohl 1930

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    14. Germany under the treaty - William Harbutt Dawson 1972

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    15. The Eden memoirs: Facing the dictators - Anthony Eden 1962

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    16. Beloved mama: private correspondence of Queen Victoria and the German Crown Princess, 1878-1885 - Roger Fulford, Queen Victoria 1981

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    17. My four years in Germany - James W. Gerard 1917

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    18. British documents on the origins of the war, 1898-1914 - G. P. Gooch, Harold William Vazeille Temperley 1927

      Book further reading Vol. I - Vols. II-XI are also available from the library

    19. Modern Germanies as seen by an Englishwoman - Cicely Mary Hamilton 1931

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    20. Goodbye to Berlin - Christopher Isherwood 1987

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    21. Mr Norris changes trains - Christopher Isherwood 1977

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    22. Three men on the bummel - Jerome K. Jerome 1983

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    23. Our man in Berlin: The diary of Sir Eric Phipps, 1933-1937 - Gaynor Johnson 2008 (electronic resource)

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    24. Britain Faces Germany - A. L. Kennedy 1937

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    25. The Times and appeasement: the journals of A.L. Kennedy, 1932-1939 - A. L. Kennedy, Gordon Martel 2000

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    26. The romance of the Rhine - Charles Marriott

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    27. Documents on German foreign policy, 1918-1945 - Margaret Esterel Lambert 1959

      Book further reading Vol. II - Vols. I-VI are available from the library

    28. Heading for the abyss : reminiscences - Prince Lichnowsky 1928

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    29. Ourselves and Germany - Charles Londonderry 1938

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    30. Travels in the Reich, 1933-1945: foreign authors report from Germany - Oliver Lubrich 2010

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    31. The romance of the Rhine - Charles Marriott

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    32. The truth about the Munich crisis - Frederic Herbert Maugham Maugham 1944

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    33. Documents on British foreign policy, 1919-1939. Series 1A.: Vol. 1: (Aftermath of Locarno, 1925-1926) - W. N. Medlicott, Douglas Dakin, Margaret Esterel Lambert, Great Britain. Foreign Office 1966

      Book further reading Please use: Vols. I-VII, avaiabile from library

    34. Documents on British foreign policy, 1919-1939. Series 1: Vol.1: 1919 - E. L. Woodward, Rohan d'Olier Butler 1947

      Book further reading Please use: Vols. I-III, VIII-IX, XVI, XX-XXI, XXVI-XXVI, available from library

    35. Documents on British foreign policy, 1919-1939. Series 2: Vol.1 - E. L. Woodward, Rohan d'Olier Butler 1946

      Book further reading Please use: Vols. I-VI, XVI, available from library

    36. Documents on British foreign policy, 1919-1939. Series 3: Vol.1: 1938 - E. L. Woodward, Rohan d'Olier Butler 1949

      Book further reading Please use: Vols. I-IX, available from library

    37. DEFEAT. 1924

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    38. British envoys to the Kaiserreich, 1871-1897 2016

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    39. Diaries and letters 1907-1964 - Harold Nicolson 2005

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    40. Daisy Princess Of Pless - Daisy Princess Of Pless 1920

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    41. Letters Of The Empress Frederick - Frederick Ponsonby 1928

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    42. The Holstein papers: Vol.1: Memoirs and political observations - Friedrich von Holstein, Norman Rich, M. H. Fisher 1955

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    43. The Holstein papers: Vol.2: Diaries - Friedrich von Holstein, Norman Rich, M. H. Fisher 1957

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    44. The Holstein papers: Vol.3: Correspondence,1861-1896 - Friedrich von Holstein, Norman Rich, M. H. Fisher 1961

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    45. The Holstein papers: Vol.4: Correspondence, 1897-1909 - Friedrich von Holstein, Norman Rich, M. H. Fisher 1963

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    46. The days before yesterday : , 1856-1928 : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive - Frederick Spencer, Lord Hamilton 1920

      Book further reading Please read Chapter IV

    47. Letters to Christopher: Stephen Spender's letters to Christopher Isherwood, 1929-1939 , with "The line of the branch"--two Thirties journals - Stephen Spender, Christopher Isherwood, Lee Bartlett, Stephen Spender 1980

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    48. Letters to Christopher: Stephen Spender's letters to Christopher Isherwood, 1929-1939 , with "The line of the branch"--two Thirties journals - Stephen Spender, Christopher Isherwood, Lee Bartlett, Stephen Spender 1980

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    49. World within world: the autobiography of Stephen Spender - Stephen Spender 1977

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    50. Peace patrol - W. Stewart Roddie 1933

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    51. Lectures on early English history - William Stubbs, Arthur Hassall 1906

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    52. Black record: Germans past and present - Robert Gilbert Vansittart Vansittart 1941

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    53. Bones of contention - Robert Gilbert Vansittart 1945

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    54. Lessons of my life - Robert Gilbert Vansittart 1943

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    55. The mist procession: the autobiography of Lord Vansittart - Robert Gilbert Vansittart 1958

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    56. Knaves, fools and heroes: in Europe between the wars - John Wheeler-Bennett 1974

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    57. The Kaiser's Memoirs - Thomas Russell William 1922

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    58. "Made in Germany," - Ernest Edwin Williams

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  4. Secondary Reading 181 items
    1. Changing enemies: the defeat and regeneration of Germany - Noel Gilroy Annan 1997

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    2. The Germans - C. C. Aronsfeld 1985

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    3. Nazis in pre-war London, 1930-1939: the fate and role of German party members and British sympathizers - James J. Barnes, Patience P. Barnes 2005

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    4. The Great War and veterans' internationalism 2013

      Book further reading Please read: ‘“The Legion that Sailed but Never Went”: The British Legion and the Munich Crisis of 1938’, pp. 32-52

    5. Destination London: German-speaking emigrés and British cinema, 1925-1950 - Tim Bergfelder, Christian Cargnelli 2008

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    6. Britain and Germany: historical patterns of a relationship - Adolf M. Birke 1987

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    7. An Anglo-German dialogue: the Munich lectures on the history of international relations 2000

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 1; ‘Personality, Image and Perception: Patterns and Problems of Anglo-Germans Relations in the 19th and 20th Centuries'

    8. Anglo-German interactions in the literature of the 1890s - Patrick Bridgwater 1999

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    9. Aleister Crowley - the Beast In Berlin - Tobias Churton

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    10. Locarno revisited: European diplomacy, 1920-1929 2004

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 2; 'The quest for a new concert of Europe: British pursuits of German rehabilitation and European stability in the 1920s', pp. 23-40

    11. W.H. Auden, 'The map of all my youth': early works, friends and influences - W. H. Auden, W. H. Auden, Katherine Bucknell, Nicholas Jenkins 1990

      Book further reading Please read: The German Auden: Six Early Poems

    12. The hollow detente: Anglo-German relations in the Balkans, 1911-1914 - R. J. Crampton 1980

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    13. The Victorians and Germany - John R. Davis 2007

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    14. Germans As Minorities During the First World War: A Global Comparative Perspective 2017

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 4; Gender and Germanophobia: The Forgotten Experiences of German Women in Britain, 1914-1919, pp. 71-98

    15. An Anglo-German dialogue: the Munich lectures on the history of international relations 2000

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 12; Britain and Germany, 1937-1939: A Context for British Reactions to the German Resistance

    16. Fritz and Tommy: across the barbed wire - Peter Doyle 2015

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    17. What have the Germans ever done for us? - Susan Duxbury-Neumann 2017

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    18. The cultural legacy of the British occupation in Germany: the London symposium - Alan Bance 1997

      Book further reading Please read: Wartime Images of Germany and the Genesis of British Occupation Policy: The Reports of the Political Warfare Executive

    19. The bitter taste of victory: in the ruins of the Reich - Lara Feigel 2016

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    20. Death of the German cousin: variations on a literary stereotype, 1890-1920 - Peter Edgerly Firchow 1986

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    21. Strange meetings: Anglo-German literary encounters from 1910 to 1960 - Peter Edgerly Firchow 2008 (electronic resource)

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    22. Keynes and the German Inflation - Niall Ferguson 1995

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    23. Film propaganda in Britain and Nazi Germany: World War II cinema - Jo Fox 2007

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    24. The British press and Germany, 1936-1939 - Franklin Reid Gannon 1971

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    25. Labour and working-class lives: essays to celebrate the life and work of Chris Wrigley - Chris Wrigley 2017

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 8; Working Class Culture in Britain and Germany, 1870-1914: A Comparison

    26. Wilhelmine Germany and Edwardian Britain: essays on cultural affinity - Dominik Geppert, Robert Gerwarth 2008

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    27. Britain and Germany between the wars - Martin Gilbert 1964

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    28. The appeasers - Martin Gilbert, Richard Gott 1967

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    29. 'Guilty Women', Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain - Julie V. Gottlieb 2015 (electronic resource)

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    30. What did you do during the war?: the last throes of the British pro-Nazi Right, 1940-45 - Richard Griffiths 2017

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    31. Englanders and Huns: the culture-clash which led to the First World War - J. M. Hawes 2015

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    32. The Great War and veterans' internationalism 2013

      Book further reading Please read: Beyond Cultures of Victory and Cultures of Defeat? Inter-war Veterans’ Internationalism, pp. 207-222

    33. German foreign policy from Bismarck to Adenauer: the limits of statecraft - Klaus Hildebrand 1989

      Book further reading Please read Chapter 1

    34. The continental connection: German-speaking émigrés and British cinema, 1927-1945 - Tobias Hochscherf 2011

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    35. The crisis of the Anglo-German antagonism 1916-17 - Michael Howard 1997

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    36. Locarno revisited: European diplomacy, 1920-1929 - Bolton Institute 2004

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 1; Locarno, Britain and the security of Europe

    37. Decision to disarm Germany: British policy towards postwar German disarmament, 1914-1919 - Lorna S. Jaffe 1985

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    38. The rise of the Anglo-German antagonism, 1860-1914 - Paul M. Kennedy 1987

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    39. Nationalist and racialist movements in Britain and Germany before 1914 - Paul M. Kennedy, Anthony James Nicholls, St. Antony's College (University of Oxford) 1981

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    40. The British Occupation of Germany, 1945–49 - Christopher Knowles 2013

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    41. Winning the Peace: The British in Occupied Germany, 1945-1948 - Christopher Knowles 2017

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    42. Daisy, Princess of Pless, 1873-1943: a discovery - W. John Koch 2003

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    43. Victory in Europe? Britain and Germany since 1945 - Sabine Lee 2001

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    44. The great powers, imperialism, and the German problem, 1865-1925 - John Lowe 1994

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    45. Neville Chamberlain, appeasement, and the British road to war - Frank McDonough 1998

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    46. Royalty and diplomacy in Europe, 1890-1914 - Roderick R. McLean 2007

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    47. Bismarck, Gladstone and the Concert of Europe - W. N. Medlicott 1969

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    48. A strange enemy people: Germans under the British, 1945-1950 - Patricia Meehan 2001

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    49. Penultimate adventures with Britannia: personalities, politics and culture in Britain - W.R. Louis

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 1; Lloyd George, the French, and the Germans, pp. 17-32

    50. Lloyd George and Germany - Kenneth O. Morgan 1996

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    51. Diplomacy of illusion: the British Government and Germany, 1937-39 - Keith Middlemas 1991

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    52. The fear of invasion: strategy, politics, and British War planning, 1880-1914 - David G. Morgan-Owen 2017

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    53. The smell of the continent - Richard Mullen

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    54. Liberal diplomacy and German unification: the early career of Robert Morier - Scott W. Murray 2000

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    55. Hitler and appeasement: the British attempt to prevent the Second World War - Peter Neville 2006

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    56. British policy and the Weimar Republic, 1918-1919 - Douglas Newton 1997

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    57. The darkest days: the truth behind Britain's rush to war, 1914 - Douglas Newton 2015

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    58. Imagining nations - Geoffrey Cubitt 1998

      Book further reading Please read: The Redeeming Teuton: Nineteenth-Century Notions of the “Germanic” in England and Germany

    59. Germania remembered 1500-2009 : commemorating and inventing a Germanic past - Christina Lee

      Book further reading Please read 'Germania in England: Functions of the Germanic in English Identity Constructions and British Historical Thinking in the Nineteenth Century'

    60. Keeping up with the Germans: a history of Anglo-German encounters - Philip Oltermann 2013

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    61. Crowned cousins: the Anglo-German royal connection - Alan Palmer 1985

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    62. Germans in Britain since 1500 - Panikos Panayi 1996

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    63. The enemy in our midst: Germans in Britain during the First World War - Panikos Panayi 1991

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    64. Chamberlain and appeasement: British policy and the coming of the Second World War - Robert Alexander Clarke Parker 1993

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    65. British public opinion and the wars of German unification, 1864-1871 - Peter H. Peel ©1981

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    66. Fog in channel: Anglo-German perspectives in the nineteenth century - Peter G. J. Pulzer 2000

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    67. Churchill and the Germans - John Ramsden 2011

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    68. In the embrace of the swan: Anglo-German mythologies in literature, the visual arts and cultural theory - Rüdiger Görner, Angus Nicholls 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book further reading Please read: 'The Sight of this Pale Brown Naked Flesh!” Mythical Aryan Masculinity and 1930s British Travel Writing’

    69. Appeasement - Keith Robbins 1997

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    70. Munich 1938 - Keith Robbins 1968

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    71. An Anglo-German dialogue: the Munich lectures on the history of international relations 2000

      Book further reading Please read: Part II, Chapter 1; The Kaiser and England

    72. As others see us: Anglo-German perceptions - Harald Husemann 1994

      Book further reading Please read: 'Images of Germany in 20th Century English Literature’, pp. 47-68

    73. Lloyd George and the appeasement of Germany, 1919-1945 - S. Rudman

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    74. The great naval game: Britain and Germany in the age of empire - Jan Rüger 2007

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    75. Heligoland: Britain, Germany, and the struggle for the North Sea - Jan Rüger 2017

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    76. Drawing the line: using cartoons as historical evidence - R. Scully

      Book further reading Please read: '"A Pettish Little Emperor”: Images of Kaiser Wilhelm II in Punch, 1888-1901 '

    77. Naval intelligence from Germany: the reports of the British naval attachés in Berlin, 1906-1914 - Matthew S. Seligmann 2007

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    78. English and German nationalist and anti-semitic discourse, 1871-1945 2013

      Book further reading Please read: 'British Press Coverage of German Anti-Semitism in the Early Weimar Republic, 1918-1923', pp. 183-210

    79. Hitler emigres: the cultural impact on Britain of refugees from Nazism - Daniel Snowman 2012

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    80. Germany and England: background of conflict 1848-1894 - Raymond James Sontag 1964

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    81. The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners - Peter Speiser 2016

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    82. An Anglo-German dialogue: the Munich lectures on the history of international relations 2000

      Book further reading Please read: Chapter 4; The Place of Germany in Salisbury’s Foreign Policy, 1878-1902

    83. British civilian internees in Germany: the Ruhleben camp, 1914-1918 - Matthew Stibbe 2008

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    84. German anglophobia and the Great War, 1914-1918 - Matthew Stibbe 2001

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    85. The Germanic isle: Nazi perceptions of Britain - Gerwin Strobl 2007

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    86. Aubrey Beardsley and British Wagnerism in the 1890s - Emma Sutton 2002

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    87. LOST PALACE: the british embassy in berlin - Julia Toffolo 2017

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    88. Bismarck's favourite Englishman, Lord Odo Russell's mission to Berlin - Karen Urbach 2000

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    89. Go-betweens for Hitler - Karina Urbach 2015

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    90. Royal kinship: Anglo-German family networks, 1815-1918 - Karina Urbach 2008 (electronic resource)

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    91. Reporting on Hitler: Rothay Reynolds and the British press in Nazi Germany - Will Wainewright 2017

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    92. Britain, Germany and the road to the Holocaust: British attitudes towards Nazi atrocities - Russell Wallis 2013

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    93. English and German nationalist and anti-semitic discourse, 1871-1945 2013

      Book further reading Please read: ‘“Good” Germans, “Bad” Nazis and British Reactions to the Holocaust’, pp. 211-234

    94. Personalities and Appeasement - Donald Cameron Watt 1995

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    95. Amity, Antagonism and Appeasement: Anglo-German Relations - H. P von Strandman

      Chapter further reading Please read: Views and Reviews: Mutual Perceptions of British and German Historians in the Late Nineteenth Century

    96. Munich: prologue to tragedy - John Wheeler Wheeler-Bennett 1963

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    97. The British in interwar Germany: the reluctant occupiers - D. G. Williamson 2017

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  5. Course Extracts 3 items
    1. Chapter 7 and 8 2014

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    2. Winifred Holtby to Rosalind - W. Holtby 2014

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