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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- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- '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