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Morenga : Roman

Author: Uwe Timm
Publisher: Köln : Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : German : 2. AuflageView all editions and formats
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"Morenga engages the mind on many levels - historical, political, philosophical, human. Set in German West South Africa in the first decade of the twentieth century, the novel recounts the conflict between the colonial German empire and the rebellious Africans of the Hottentot and Herero tribes led by the legendary Morenga. A daring and brilliant military tactician referred to as the "Herero Bastard," he was fluent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
Named Person: Jakob Morenga; Jakob Morenga
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Uwe Timm
ISBN: 3462017039 9783462017038
OCLC Number: 953254464
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 522 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Uwe Timm.

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"Morenga engages the mind on many levels - historical, political, philosophical, human. Set in German West South Africa in the first decade of the twentieth century, the novel recounts the conflict between the colonial German empire and the rebellious Africans of the Hottentot and Herero tribes led by the legendary Morenga. A daring and brilliant military tactician referred to as the "Herero Bastard," he was fluent in several languages and by all reports a man of compassion, intelligence, and integrity determined to lead his people towards freedom."

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