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Britain and the Weimar Republic The History of a Cultural Relationship



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Between the two world wars, Germany managed - despite all the political upheavals it was experiencing - to attract extremely large numbers of British travellers and tourists. During the Weimar period in particular, Germany attracted visitors from virtually every section of British society. In this book, Colin Storer moves beyond the traditional scholarly focus on figures such as Christopher Isherwood and John Maynard Keynes to provide the first broad comparative study of British intellectual attitudes towards Weimar Germany. Based on original research and using striking examples from intellectual life and literature it highlights the diversity of British attitudes, challenges received opinions on areas such as the 'inevitable collapse' of the Republic, and seeks to establish why Weimar Germany was so appealing to such a variety of individuals.

Author Biography

Colin Storer is Teaching Fellow in Modern German Histor at the University of Warwick.

Table of Contents

Introduction * ‘Germany Wants to see You’: British Travel and Tourism in Weimar Germany *  ‘Don’t let’s be beastly to the Germans’: British attitudes towards Germany in war and peace *  Occupational Hazards: British Intellectuals and the Occupation of the Rhineland * Sexual Mecca, City of Doom or Cosmopolitan Capital? British Attitudes towards Berlin * ‘A Woman’s Watch on the Rhine’: Female intellectuals and the Weimar Republic * Creating a Weimar Stereotype? Fictional Representations of Weimar Germany * ‘The German Fascisti’: British attitudes towards Nazism in the 1920s * Conclusion * Appendix: Biographical Notes

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