Heligoland: Britain, Germany, and the Struggle for the North Sea

Heligoland: Britain, Germany, and the Struggle for the North Sea

by Jan Ruger


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199672462
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/12/2017
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 1,215,395
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Jan Ruger teaches history at Birkbeck, University of London, having previously held a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale. He is particularly interested in comparative and transnational history, the cultural history of conflict, and the history of Anglo-German relations. His previous book is The Great Naval Game: Britain and Germany in the Age of Empire (2007), which explores the theatre of power and identity that unfolded between Britain and Germany in the decades before the First World War.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Between Worlds
1. Edge of Europe
2. Nation and Empire
3. A Matter of Sentiment
4. Making Germans
5. Island Fortress
6. To Heligoland and Back
7. Disarming Germany
8. Hitler's Island
9. Out of Ruins
Epilogue: No More Heligolands

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