This collection of essays sheds new light on Anglo-German relations during the turbulent decades before the outbreak of the Great War. Written by leading historians, the book demonstrates that Anglo-German relations before 1914 were characterized not only by rivalry and antagonism, but also by a remarkable degree of mutual admiration and cultural cross-fertilization.
PART I. HIGH POLITICS ; PART II. COLONIAL CULTURE ; PART III. GENDER ; PART IV. LEGAL CULTURE ; PART V. ACADEMIC LIFE ; PART VI. MUSIC AND ARCHITECTURE ; PART VII. HIGHBROW AND LOWBROW LITERATURE ; PART VIII. POPULAR CULTURE