Presents recent German language research on Britain as well as research in English. Draws comparisons between the rise of a market society and modern capitalism in England and the circumstances that affected the European continent.
Christiane Eisenberg is Professor of British History at the Centre for British Studies at the Humboldt University, Berlin. Her interests lie in the comparative social and cultural histories of Germany and Britain in the 19th and 20th centuries. Internationally she is known for her work on the diffusion of modern sport.