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Germany 1: Colonialism Early Modern Period

Biskup, Thomas

Authors



Contributors

John M. MacKenzie
Editor

Nigel R. Dalziel
Editor

Nicholas Doumanis
Editor

Michael W. Charney
Editor

Abstract

Although no German state maintained a continuous colonial presence outside Europe before the 1800s, Early Modern Germany formed an important part of European expansion on several levels, which had repercussions for German society and economy as well as for other colonial empires and extra‐European regions. Characteristic is the pattern of “mediated” German encounters, whereby merchants, sailors, missionaries, and scholars took part in colonial ventures under non‐German flags.

Publication Date Jan 1, 2016
Book Title The Encyclopedia of Empire
ISBN 9781118440643
APA6 Citation Biskup, T. (2016). Germany 1: Colonialism Early Modern Period. In J. M. MacKenzie, N. R. Dalziel, N. Doumanis, & M. W. Charney (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of EmpireWiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118455074.wbeoe394
DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118455074.wbeoe394
Publisher URL https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/9781118455074.wbeoe394
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