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German Women for Empire, 1884-1945

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When Germany annexed colonies in Africa and the Pacific beginning in the 1880s, many German women were enthusiastic. At the same time, however, they found themselves excluded from what they saw as a great nationalistic endeavor. In German Women for Empire, 1884–1945 Lora Wildenthal untangles the varied strands of racism, feminism, and nationalism that thread through German ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 28th 2001 by Duke University Press Books (first published January 2001)
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The book chapter on issues of race and miscegenation in the construction of German identity is highly valuable.
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