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Germany's genocide of the Herero : Kaiser Wilhelm II, his general, his settlers, his soldiers

Author: Jeremy Sarkin-Hughes
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : UCT Press ; Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : James Currey, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1904, the indigenous Herero people of German South West Africa (now Namibia) rebelled against their German occupiers. In the following four years, the German army retaliated, killing between 60,000 and 100,000 Herero people, one of the worst atrocities ever. The history of the Herero genocide remains a key issue for many around the world partly because the German policy not to pay reparations for the Namibian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William, German Emperor; William, German Emperor
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Sarkin-Hughes
ISBN: 9781919895475 1919895477 9781847010322 1847010326
OCLC Number: 704506670
Notes: Originally published 2010 by UCT Press.
Description: xi, 276 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction ----
1. Aetiology of a genocide --
2. Implementing the genocide: annihilating "the African tribes with streams of blood and streams of gold" --
3. Did the Kaiser order the genocide? ----
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jeremy Sarkin.

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This study recounts the reasons why the order for the Herero genocide was very likely issued by the Kaiser himself, and why proof of this has not emerged before now.  Read more...

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[A] fine book. * WASHINGTON MONTHLY * Underscores the many issues that are still unresolved and will hopefully inspire further historical research. * CANADIAN JOURNAL OF HISTORY * Brings to light Read more...

 
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