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German colonialism, visual culture, and modern memory

Author: Volker Max Langbehn
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge studies in modern European history, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
'German Colonialism' offers compelling evidence of a German society between 1884 and 1919 that produced vibrant and heterogeneous - and at times contradictory - cultures of colonialism.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Volker Max Langbehn
ISBN: 9780415997799 0415997798 9780203856901 0203856902 9780415647977 0415647975
OCLC Number: 311758723
Notes: "Simultaneously published in the UK"--Title page verso.
Description: xii, 316 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Picturing race : visuality and German colonialism / Volker Langbehn --
German colonialism, 1884-1919 --
Advertising and the optics of colonial power at the Fin de Siècle / David Ciarlo --
" ... Will try to send you the best views from here" : postcards from the colonial war in Namibia (1904-1908) / Felix Axster --
Harmless "Kolonialbiedermeier"? : colonial and exotic trading cards / Joachim Zeller --
Cakewalking the anarchy of empire around 1900 / Astrid Kusser --
Satire magazines and racial politics / Volker Langbehn --
Demystifying colonial settlement : building handbooks for settlers, 1904-1930 / Itohan Osayimwese --
Patriotism, spectacle, and reverie : colonialism in early cinema / Wolfgang Fuhrmann --
German postcolonialism, 1919-present --
Persuasive maps and a suggestive novel : Hans Grimm's Volk ohne Raum and German cartography in southwest Africa / Oliver Simons --
Colonial disgust : the colonial master's emotion of superiority / Thomas Schwarz --
Weimar revisions of Germany's colonial past : the photomontages of Hannah Höch and László Moholy-Nagy / Brett M. Van Hoesen --
The "colonial idea" in Weimar cinema / Christian Rogowski --
"The Black Jew" : an after-image of German colonialism / Birgit Haehnel --
Reenacting colonialism : Germany and its former colonies in recent TV productions / Wolfgang Struck --
Postcolonial amnesia : taboo memories and Kanaks with cameras / Deniz Göktürk.
Series Title: Routledge studies in modern European history, 13.
Responsibility: edited by Volker M. Langbehn.


Investigating visual communication and mass culture, print culture and suggestive racial politics, racial aesthetics, racial politics and early German film, racial continuity and German film, and  Read more...


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