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Revenants of the German Empire: Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Sean Andrew Wempe


This book addresses the various ways in which Colonial Germans attempted to cope with the loss of the German colonies after the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. The German colonial advocates who are the focus of this monograph comprised not only those individuals who had been allowed to remain in the mandates as new subjects of the Allies, but also former colonial officials, settlers, and missionaries who were forcibly repatriated by the mandatory powers after the First World War. These Kolonialdeutsche (Colonial Germans) had invested substantial time and money in German imperialism. This work pl ... More

Keywords: Germany, East Africa, Southwest Africa, Locarno Conference, League of Nations, Mandates System, imperialism, internationalism, Weimar Republic, interwar Europe, interwar Africa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190907211
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190907211.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sean Andrew Wempe, author
Teaching Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Washington State University