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The Resource The devil's handwriting : precoloniality and the German colonial state in Qingdao, Samoa, and Southwest Africa, George Steinmetz

The devil's handwriting : precoloniality and the German colonial state in Qingdao, Samoa, and Southwest Africa, George Steinmetz

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The devil's handwriting : precoloniality and the German colonial state in Qingdao, Samoa, and Southwest Africa
Title
The devil's handwriting
Title remainder
precoloniality and the German colonial state in Qingdao, Samoa, and Southwest Africa
Statement of responsibility
George Steinmetz
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steinmetz, George
Dewey number
325.343
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Chicago studies in practices of meaning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imperialism
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Qingdao (China)
  • Germany
  • China
  • Samoa
  • Namibia
Label
The devil's handwriting : precoloniality and the German colonial state in Qingdao, Samoa, and Southwest Africa, George Steinmetz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [527]-603) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Introduction: Ethnography and the colonial state.
  • Part I.
  • Southwest Africa. -- "A world composed almost entirely of contradictions" : Southwest Africans in German eyes, before colonialism. -- From native policy to genocide to eugenics : German Southwest Africa.
  • Part II.
  • Samoa. -- "A foreign race that all travelers have agreed to be the most engaging" : the creation of the Samoan noble savage, by way of Tahiti. -- "The spirit of the German nation at work in the Antipodes" : German colonialism in Samoa, 1900-1914.
  • Part III.
  • China. -- The foreign devil's handwriting : German views of China before "Kiautschou". -- A pact with the (foreign) devil : Qingdao as a colony. -- Conclusion : colonial afterlives
Control code
FIEb17210331
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 640 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780226772417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colored), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70122557
Label
The devil's handwriting : precoloniality and the German colonial state in Qingdao, Samoa, and Southwest Africa, George Steinmetz
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [527]-603) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Introduction: Ethnography and the colonial state.
  • Part I.
  • Southwest Africa. -- "A world composed almost entirely of contradictions" : Southwest Africans in German eyes, before colonialism. -- From native policy to genocide to eugenics : German Southwest Africa.
  • Part II.
  • Samoa. -- "A foreign race that all travelers have agreed to be the most engaging" : the creation of the Samoan noble savage, by way of Tahiti. -- "The spirit of the German nation at work in the Antipodes" : German colonialism in Samoa, 1900-1914.
  • Part III.
  • China. -- The foreign devil's handwriting : German views of China before "Kiautschou". -- A pact with the (foreign) devil : Qingdao as a colony. -- Conclusion : colonial afterlives
Control code
FIEb17210331
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 640 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780226772417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colored), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70122557

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