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South-West Africa under German rule, 1894-1914

Author: Helmut Bley; Hugh Ridley
Publisher: London : Heinemann, 1971.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helmut Bley; Hugh Ridley
ISBN: 0435321307 9780435321307
OCLC Number: 16217167
Notes: Originally published as 'Kolonialherrschaft und Sozialstruktur in Deutsch - Südwestafrika 1894-1914'. Hamburg: Leibniz, 1968.
Description: xxxi, 303 pages, 16 plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Part one : Leutwein's political system --
Changes in policy --
Early demonstrations of power --
Interventions in the chief's power --
Hendrik Witbooi's resistance to colonial rule --
Problems of the Peace Treaty of 1894 --
Ideas of personal leadership --
Hendrik Witbooi's assessment of the situation --
Leutwein's view of his position --
Administrative system before 1904 --
Position of the paramount chief --
Frontier problems --
Revolt of the Mbanderu --
First crisis of Leutwein's system --
Outside pressures --
'Colonial policy is always inhumane' --
Part two: Economic and social advance before 1904 --
1. Political attitudes of the settlers --
Town and country in South-West Africa --
The political society of Windhoek --
Social hierarchy of rural areas --
Social contact and colonial aloofness --
2. Ideas of social and economic order --
Bureaucratic method and its political function --
Private or public initiative --
Agricultural plans --
Effects on the tribes --
Land problems in the Nama Territories --
Herero land problems --
3. Premature crisis of 1897-1903 --
Peace or confrontation? --
The rinderpest epidemic of 1897 --
The Herero crisis --
Economic expansion, 1898-1903 --
Leutwein's interpretation of events --
The Herero's decision to revolt in 1904 --
Part three: South-West Africa after 1904 --
1. Military responses --
The revolts of 1904-1907 --
Dismissal of Leutwein --
The First War of Wilhelminian Germany --
Military colonial policy --
2. Native regulations of 1906-1907 --
3. Dependent masters --
European social attitudes on the road to extremism --
Significance of the killings --
Economic considerations --
Political organisation of the settlers --
Self-government order of 1907-1909 --
Towards social unity --
4. Psychological effects of military conquest --
Mixed loyalties --
Myth of a civilising mission --
Campaign against the Christian missions --
Mixed marriages --
Cynical attitudes --
Growing totalitarianism --
5. Labor laws --
Defence of social mastery --
Settlers and administrators --
Attempts to stabilise the situation --
Individual and social treatment of the Africans --
6. Germans and Africans, 1907-1914 --
Façade of patriarchal care --
Anonymity in a fluctuating society --
Nutrition --
The Herero return --
Trials of 1911-1913 --
Authorities intervene.
Other Titles: Kolonial herrschaft und Sozialstruktur in Deutsch - Südwestafrika, 1894-1914
Responsibility: Helmut Bley ; English edition translated [from the German], edited and prepared by Hugh Ridley.

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