The Resource German colonialism: : race, the Holocaust, and postwar Germany, (ebook)

German colonialism: : race, the Holocaust, and postwar Germany, (ebook)

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German colonialism: : race, the Holocaust, and postwar Germany
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German colonialism:
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race, the Holocaust, and postwar Germany
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eng
Summary
More than half a century before the mass executions of the Holocaust, Germany devastated the peoples of southwestern Africa. While colonialism might seem marginal to German history, controversial new scholarship compares the acts of this period with Nazi practices on the Eastern and Western fronts. Examples of the most important research conducted on the "continuity thesis" over the past five years, the chapters in this anthology debate the connections between German colonialist activities and the behavior of Germany during World War II. Some argue that the country's domination of southwestern Africa gave rise to perceptions of racial difference and superiority at home, contributing to a nascent nationalism that blossomed into National Socialism and the Holocaust. Others remain skeptical, and both sides are well-represented. Contributors merge Germany's colonial past with debates over the country's identity and history and compare its colonial crimes with other European ventures. Issues discussed range from the denial or marginalization of German genocide to the place of colonialism and the Holocaust within Germany and Israel's postwar relations. Authors also compare the legacy of genocide in both Europe and Africa
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Midwest
Dewey number
325/.343
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1959-
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  • Langbehn, Volker Max
  • Salama, Mohammad
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  • Germany
  • Africa
  • Racism
  • Racism
  • Nationalism
  • Continuity
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Germany
  • Imperialism
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adult
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German colonialism: : race, the Holocaust, and postwar Germany, (ebook)
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9780231520546
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11861339
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remote
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11861339
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MWT11861339
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Label
German colonialism: : race, the Holocaust, and postwar Germany, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231520546
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861339
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861339
System control number
MWT11861339
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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