Genocidal empires : German colonialism in Africa and the Third Reich / Klaus Bachmann.

Author
Bachmann, Klaus, 1963- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Berlin ; New York : Peter Lang, 2018.
  • ©2018
Description
382 pages ; 22 cm.

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Series
  • Geschichte, Erinnerung, Politik ; Bd. 21. [More in this series]
  • Geschichte - Erinnerung - Politik : Studies in history, memory and politics ; Bd./vol. 21
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: German South-West Africa 1904-1907-the exception to German colonial rule
  • The genocide that did not take place
  • The causes of war
  • The policy shift in 1904
  • The genocide that did take place
  • The war against the Nama
  • The camps
  • The deportations
  • The consequences of Germany's colonial policy in Namibia
  • Germany's colonial policy in the light of international criminal law
  • The evolution of the genocide concept in international criminal law
  • Genocide without genocidal intent?
  • Was quelling the Herero uprising genocide?
  • Destroying the Herero and Nama as ethnic groups
  • The responsibility of superiors and peers
  • How ICL sheds new light on other cases of extreme colonial violence in the German empire
  • Genocide in German East Africa?
  • The case of the Bushmen
  • From Africa to Auschwitz, from Windhuk to the Holocaust?
  • Institutional continuity between the Kaiserreich's colonial bureaucracy and the Third Reich
  • Continuity of informal knowledge
  • Elite continuity between German South-West Africa and the Third Reich
  • From Berlin to Cape Town and Windhoek
  • The Auslandsorganisation Der NSDAP
  • The failure of the Auslandsorganisation in South-West Africa
  • Higher stakes: South Africa
  • Operation weissdorn
  • Patterns of extreme violence in the German colonies and German-occupied central and eastern Europe
  • An early version of apartheid?
ISBN
  • 9783631745175 (hardcover)
  • 3631745176 (hardcover)
LCCN
2018013915
OCLC
1037883396
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