Black German : an Afro-German life in the twentieth century (eBook, 2017) []
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Black German : an Afro-German life in the twentieth century

Black German : an Afro-German life in the twentieth century

Author: Theodor Michael; Eve Rosenhaft
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017.
Series: Cambridge EBA Collection
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This is the first English translation of an important document in the history of the black presence in Germany and Europe: the autobiography of Theodor Michael. Theodor Michael is the last surviving member of the first generation of 'Afro-Germans': Born in Germany in 1925 to a Cameroonian father and a German mother, he grew up in Berlin in the last days of the Weimar Republic. As a child and teenager he worked in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Theodor Michael
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodor Michael; Eve Rosenhaft
ISBN: 9781781383414 1781383413
OCLC Number: 1249446263
Notes: Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 30 Oct 2017).
Description: 1 online resource (231 pages)
Contents: Translator's preface --
Black German --
Thanks --
Explanatory notes --
Chronology of historical events --
Further reading in English.
Series Title: Cambridge EBA Collection
Other Titles: Deutsch sein und schwarz dazu.
Responsibility: Theodor Michael ; translated by Eve Rosenhaft.


This is a unique and fascinating autobiography which tells the story of twentieth-century Germany and its black population through the eyes of a member of the first black German community, Theodor  Read more...


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Reviews'A wonderful book.'Sara Lennox Amherst, University of Massachusetts On the German edition of Black German (Deutsch Sein and Schwarz Dazu) by Theodor Michael:'A treasure and a gift for German Read more...

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