Carl Peters and German imperialism, 1856-1918 : a political biography /

Carl Peters (1856-1918) ranked among Germany's most prominent imperialists in the nineteenth century. He became known as the founder of Deutsch-Ostafrika, a region many Germans saw as the pearl of their overseas possessions, and his memory was revered in Nazi Germany. This biography reveals his...

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Main Author: Perras, Arne
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2004.
Series:Oxford historical monographs.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:Carl Peters (1856-1918) ranked among Germany's most prominent imperialists in the nineteenth century. He became known as the founder of Deutsch-Ostafrika, a region many Germans saw as the pearl of their overseas possessions, and his memory was revered in Nazi Germany. This biography reveals his role in Germany's colonial expansion. - ;Carl Peters (1856-1918) ranked among Germany's most prominent imperialists in the Bismarckian and Wilhelmine periods. In the 1880s he emerged as a leader of the colonial movement and became known as the founder of Deutsch-Ostafrika, a region many Germans regarded.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xi, 286 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-274) and index.
ISBN:9780191514722
0191514721
9786610838332
661083833X
1280838337
9781280838330
0199265100
9780199265107