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Germany 2: Colonial Empire

Biskup, Thomas; Kohlrausch, Martin

Authors

Martin Kohlrausch



Contributors

John M. Mackenzie
Editor

Nigel R. Dalziel
Editor

Nicholas Doumanis
Editor

Michael W. Charney
Editor

Abstract

The German Empire founded in 1871 possessed the fourth largest colonial empire in the period of high imperialism. Although Germany was a colonial power only between 1884 and 1919, Germans were engaged in colonial projects both before and after this period, which in turn had political, social, and cultural repercussions in Germany and its former colonies. For Germany, however, overseas possessions only ever formed part of a wider imperial imagination, which also encompassed Eastern Europe.

Publication Date Jan 1, 2016
Book Title The Encyclopedia of Empire
ISBN 9781118440643
APA6 Citation Biskup, T., & Kohlrausch, M. (2016). Germany 2: Colonial Empire. In J. M. Mackenzie, N. R. Dalziel, N. Doumanis, & M. W. Charney (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of EmpireWiley Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118455074
DOI https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118455074
Keywords Africa; Asia; Colonialism; Europe; Imperialism and conquest; Prussia; Trade and commerce
Publisher URL https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/9781118455074.wbeoe364
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