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Germany's colonial pasts

Author: Eric Ames; Marcia Klotz; Lora Wildenthal
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2005.
Series: Texts and contexts (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
'Germany's Colonial Pasts' is a wide-ranging study of German colonialism and its legacies.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Germany's colonial pasts.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005009426
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Ames; Marcia Klotz; Lora Wildenthal
ISBN: 080325119X 9780803251199 0803248199 9780803248199
OCLC Number: 62348468
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 255 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Sander L. Gilman --
Introduction / Marcia Klotz --
Colonialism and the culture of respectability / Woodruff D. Smith --
Inventing the Auslandsdeutsche: emigration, colonial fantasy, and German national identity, 1848-71 / Bradley D. Naranch --
The colonialist beginnings of comparative musicology / Vanessa Agnew --
Race, gender, and sexuality in German Southwest Africa: Hans Grimm's Südafrikanische Novellen / Sara Lennox --
Constructing racial difference in colonial Poland / Kristin Kopp --
Colonization and modernization: the legal foundation of the colonial enterprise--a case study of German colonization in Cameroon / David Simo --
What does German colonialism have to do with national socialism? A conceptual framework / Pascal Grosse --
The Weimar Republic: a postcolonial state in a still-colonial world / Marcia Klotz --
Theology as a vision for colonialism: from supersessionism to dejudaization in German Protestantism / Susannah Heschel --
Race power in postcolonial Germany: the German Africa Show and the national socialist state, 1935-40 / Elisa von Joeden-Forgey --
Marching in step: German youth and colonial cinema / Robert Gordon and Dennis Mahoney --
Autobiographical accounts of Kenyan-German marriages: reception and context / Nina Berman --
Autobiographies of blackness in Germany / Patrice Nganang.
Series Title: Texts and contexts (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: edited by Eric Ames, Marcia Klotz, and Lora Wildenthal ; foreword by Sander L. Gilman.
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Offers a wide-ranging study of German colonialism and its legacies. This title provides essays that focus on Germany's formal colonial empire in Africa and the Pacific between 1884 and 1914, and  Read more...


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"For social historians and those interested in the larger field of German Studies, this is serious work."-Choice * CHOICE *

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