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Germans and African Americans : two centuries of exchange

Author: Larry A Greene; Anke Ortlepp
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the relationship between African Americans and one country, Germany, in great depth. Unlike many other countries in Europe, Germany has played a variety of different and conflicting roles in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry A Greene; Anke Ortlepp
ISBN: 9781604737844 1604737840 9781604737851 1604737859 9781617037139 1617037133
OCLC Number: 610206168
Description: xxi, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : African Americans in the German Democratic Republic / Victor Grossman --
An unexpected alliance : August Willich, Peter H. Clark, and the abolitionist movement in Cincinnati / Mischa Honeck --
German immigrants and African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, 1850-1880 / Jeffery Strickland --
Louis Douglas and the Weimar reception of Harlemania / Leroy Hopkins --
Race in the Reich : the African American press on Nazi Germany / Larry A. Greene --
Field trip into the twilight : a German Africanist discovers the Black bourgeoisie at Howard University, 1937-1939 / Berndt Ostendorf --
Love across the color line : the limits of German and American democracy, 1945-1968 / Maria Höhn --
The erotics of African American endurance, or, On the right side of history : White (West)-German public sentiment between pornotroping and civil rights solidarity / Sabine Broeck --
"Nazi Jim Crow" : Hans Jürgen Massaquoi's democratic vistas on the Black Atlantic and Afro-Germans in Ebony / Frank Mehring --
A raisin in the East : African American civil rights drama in GDR scholarship and theater practice / Astrid Haas --
Ollie Harrington : his portrait drawn on the basis of East German (GDR) secret service files / Aribert Schroeder --
Exploding Hitler and Americanizing Germany : occupying "Black" bodies and postwar desire / Damani Partridge --
Reconstructing "America" : the development of African American studies in the Federal Republic of Germany / Eva Boesenberg.
Responsibility: edited by Larry A. Greene and Anke Ortlepp.


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