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
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Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press, 2004.
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520 |a 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. 
505 0 |a Abbreviations -- INTRODUCTION -- 1. ACADEMIC LAURELS AND EMPTY POCKETS: PETERS'S EARLY YEARS (1856-1883) -- School and University -- The English Experience -- Schopenhauer, Darwin, and Peters's 'Reconciliation of Philosophy and Science' -- 2. THE QUEST FOR EAST AFRICA (1884-1885) -- The Beginning of Peters's Colonial Agitation -- 'At Last, at Last!': Bismarck's Bid for Colonies -- Three Men and a Map: Pegging out a 'German India' -- Peters's Usagara Expedition and the Imperial Charter -- 3. 'FROM THE NYASSA TO THE NILE': PETERS AND THE GERMAN EAST AFRICA COMPANY (1885-1887). 
505 8 |a Bismarck, Peters, and the Hamburg Merchants -- Bismarck, Peters, and the German Banks -- 'Furor Teutonicus': Peters, the Missions, and the German National League of Women -- The Drummer: Pan-German Agitation for the Colonial Cause -- Rivalry and Partition: Germany, Britain, and the Sultanate of Zanzibar -- 'Haven't You Shot a Negro Yet?': German Stations on the Mainland -- The Zanzibar Mission: Peters and the Making of the Coastal Treaty -- 4. RESCUING EMIN PASHA (1888-1890) -- Expansionist Designs and Imperial Politics: The Making of the Emin Pasha Committee -- The German Emin Pasha Expedition. 
505 8 |a 5. AFTER BISMARCK: THE HELIGOLAND-ZANZIBAR AGREEMENT AND ITS CONSEQUENCES (1890-1891) -- Imperial Politics and the Making of the Pan-German League -- Literary Images of Colonial Heroism -- 6. KING OR PAWN? PETERS ON KILIMANJARO (1891-1892) -- Marealle's New Ally -- Machine-gun Diplomacy and Illusions of Control: Peters's March against the Warombo -- Deterrence through Execution: The Hangings of Mabruk and Jagodjo -- German Defeat and the Subjugation of Meli: The 'Bülow-Disaster' and its Aftermath -- 7. COLONIAL SCANDAL (1892-1897) -- The Uncomfortable Candidate -- Peters's Career on Ice. 
505 8 |a 'Always Full Steam Ahead': Naval Agitation and the Transvaal Crisis -- 'And Brutus is an Honourable Man': The Fall -- 8. STRUGGLING FOR A POLITICAL COMEBACK (1897-1918) -- Wilhelm's First Act of Grace -- Literary Success: England und die Engländer -- Peters's Libel Suits and a Second Act of Grace -- 9. TOWARDS NEW GLORY (1919-1945) -- Weimar and Colonial Revisionism: The Odyssey of a Monument -- Hitler and Peters's Final Rehabilitation -- 'The Great Educator of the German Nation' -- 10. PETERS'S DISPUTED LEGACY AFTER 1945 -- CONCLUSION -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G. 
505 8 |a H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z. 
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