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Savage worlds : German encounters abroad, 1798-1914

Author: Matthew P Fitzpatrick; Peter Monteath; Emma Brennan; Manchester University Press,
Publisher: Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Studies in Imperialism online (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
With an eye to recovering the experiences of those in frontier zones of contact<i>, Savage Worlds</i> maps a wide range of different encounters between Germans and non-European indigenous peoples in the age of high imperialism. Examining outbreaks of radical violence as well as instances of mutual co-operation, it examines the differing goals and experiences of German explorers, settlers, travellers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fitzpatrick, Matthew P.; Monteath, Peter.
Savage worlds: German encounters abroad, 1798-1914,
Manchester, UK. : Manchester University Press, 2018,
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew P Fitzpatrick; Peter Monteath; Emma Brennan; Manchester University Press,
ISBN: 9781526123411 152612341X 1526123428 9781526123428
OCLC Number: 1164780917
Language Note: In English.
Notes: In-house editor: Emma Brennan.
Available through ManchesterHive.
Target Audience: Historians and anthropologists interested in empire, colonialism and the nature of frontier contact.
Description: 1 online resource (262 pages) : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: 1. The savagery of empire - Matthew P. Fitzpatrick and Peter Monteath --
2. 'No alternative to extermination': Germans and their 'savages' in Southern Brazil at the turn of the nineteenth century - Stefan Rinke --
3. 'Far better than their reputation': the Tolai of East New Britain in the writings of Otto Finsch - Hilary Howes --
4. The goddess and the beast: African-German encounters - Eva Bischoff --
5. Wine into wineskins: the Neuendettelsau missionaries' encounter with language and myth in New Guinea - Daniel Midena --
6. Signs of the savage in the skull? German investigations of Australian Aboriginal skeletal remains, c.1860 - Antje Kühnast --
7. 'Scientific tourism': colonialism in the photographs and letters of the young cosmopolitan Carl Heinrich Becker, 1900-02 - Ulf Morgenstern --
8. Through a German lens: the Australian Aborigines and the question of difference - Judith Wilson --
9. The savagery of America? Nineteenth-century German literature and indigenous representations - Nicole Perry --
10. Incompetent masters, indolent natives, savage origins: the Philippines and its inhabitants in the travel accounts of Carl Semper (1869) and Fedor Jagor (1873) - Hidde van der Wall --
11. Social Democrats and Germany's war in South-West Africa, 1904-07: the view of the socialist press - Andrew G. Bonnell --
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Series Title: Studies in Imperialism online (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: edited by Matthew Fitzpatrick and Peter Monteath.

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Savage Worlds examines frontier encounters between Germans and indigenous peoples in the age of high imperialism. It demonstrates the complexity of the colonial frontier and frontier zone encounters  Read more...

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