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By Eric Ames,Marcia Klotz,Lora Wildenthal,Sander L. Gilman

ISBN-10: 0803227833

ISBN-13: 9780803227835

ISBN-10: 0803248199

ISBN-13: 9780803248199

Germany’s Colonial Pasts is a wide-ranging research of German colonialism and its legacies. encouraged through Susanne Zantop’s landmark booklet Colonial Fantasies, and lengthening her analyses there, this quantity deals new examine through students from Europe, Africa, and the USA. It additionally commemorates Zantop’s amazing existence and occupation (1945–2001).
 
Some essays during this quantity concentrate on Germany’s formal colonial empire in Africa and the Pacific among 1884 and 1914, whereas others current fabric from prior or later classes similar to German emigration earlier than 1884 and colonial discourse in German-ruled Polish lands. numerous essays research Germany’s postcolonial period, a posh interval that comes with the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany with its renewed colonial obsessions, and the post-1945 period. specific parts of emphasis comprise the connection of anti-Semitism to colonial racism; respectability, sexuality, and cultural hierarchies within the formal empire; Nazi representations of colonialism; and modern perceptions of race. The volume’s disciplinary achieve extends to musicology, non secular reviews, movie, and tourism experiences in addition to literary research and background. those essays display why glossy Germany needs to confront its colonial and postcolonial pasts, and the way these pasts proceed to form the German cultural imagination.

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