Defending the Heimat: The Germans in South-West Africa and East Africa During the First World War
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Rouven Steinbach, Daniel - Defending the Heimat: The Germans in South-West Africa and East Africa During the First World War



Keywords:

First World War | German East Africa | German Schutzgebiete | Heimat | South-West Africa

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Africa | East Africa | Germany | Society | Pre-war period | Culture | Home fronts

Abstract:

This chapter examines wartime mobilization of German settlers in Africa with particular reference to the German concept of Heimat. It focuses on the two German Schutzgebiete which had the largest white populations and that experienced the mos…

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Rouven Steinbach, Daniel, “Defending the Heimat: The Germans in South-West Africa and East Africa During the First World War”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 24 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166592_i_449_58>
First published online: 2015



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