Genocide in German South-West Africa: The Colonial War of 1904–1908 and Its Aftermath (Paperback)

Genocide in German South-West Africa: The Colonial War of 1904–1908 and Its Aftermath By Jürgen Zimmerer (Editor), Joachim Zeller (Editor), E. J. Neather (Translated by) Cover Image

Genocide in German South-West Africa: The Colonial War of 1904–1908 and Its Aftermath (Paperback)

By Jürgen Zimmerer (Editor), Joachim Zeller (Editor), E. J. Neather (Translated by)

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The 1904 war that broke out in present day Namibia after the Herero tribe rose against an oppressive colonial regime—and the German army’s brutal suppression of that uprising—are the focus of this collection of essays. Exploring the annihilation of both the Herero and Nama people, this selection from prominent researchers of German imperialism considers many aspects of the war and shows how racism, concentration camps, and genocide in the German colony foreshadow Hitler’s Third Reich war crimes.
Jürgen Zimmerer teaches history at the Center for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Coimbra in Portugal. Joachim Zeller teaches at the Technical University in Berlin. E. J. Neather is the author of Mastering German 2, Previsions, and Realisations.
Product Details ISBN: 9780850365740
ISBN-10: 0850365740
Publisher: Merlin Press
Publication Date: December 1st, 2007
Pages: 296
Language: English