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Echte Deutsche or Half-Baked Englishmen: German Southwest African Settlers and the Naturalization Crisis, 1922–1924

Sean Andrew Wempe

in Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907211
eISBN:
9780190907242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907211.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

From the moment South Africa made the unorthodox decision to allow Germans to remain in the mandate territory, this group of settlers became the focal point of a unique diplomatic struggle. Who had ... More


Stabilizing the Empire: Expulsions in German Southwest Africa

Matthew P. Fitzpatrick

in Purging the Empire: Mass Expulsions in Germany, 1871–1914

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198725787
eISBN:
9780191792786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725787.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Like Alsace-Lorraine, the German colonies were territories that were not covered by the German constitution. As a result, both indigenous people and German citizens found themselves removed from the ... More


Introduction: Everyday Violence and the Colonial State

Marie Muschalek

in Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742859
eISBN:
9781501742866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742859.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter provides a brief background on the power of everyday violence in the settler colony of German Southwest Africa (present-day Namibia) at the beginning of the twentieth ... More


Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa

Marie Muschalek

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742859
eISBN:
9781501742866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742859.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Slaps in the face, kicks, beatings, and other forms of run-of-the-mill violence were a quotidian part of life in German Southwest Africa at the beginning of the twentieth century. Unearthing this ... More


Kaiser Wilhelm II and the limits of the royal prerogative in German South-West Africa

Matthew P. Fitzpatrick

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany was reputed to have been personally involved in and responsible for Germany’s shift to a policy of global expansion (Weltpolitik). Yet the history of the Herero War in ... More


Police Work: Daily Routines and the Art of Making Do

Marie Muschalek

in Violence as Usual: Policing and the Colonial State in German Southwest Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501742859
eISBN:
9781501742866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501742859.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter investigates the nature of police work. It reconstructs the minutiae of policing in German Southwest Africa. Most of the policeman's day was filled with a series of established, ... More


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