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German women for empire, 1884-1945
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 aExpand
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’When Men Are Weak‘: The Imperial Feminism of Frieda von Bülow
Frieda von Bulow was a colonialist woman author and activist who also engaged the bourgeois women's movement of pre-First World War Germany. She is of interest to scholars of German colonialism,Expand
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Germany's Colonial Pasts
Part I: Politics of Colonial Culture 1. "What Does German Colonialism Have To Do With National Socialism?" Pascal Grosse, Humboldt University Berlin 2. "The Introduction of Protectorate Law in TogoExpand
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Human Rights Activism in Occupied and Early West Germany: The Case of the German League for Human Rights*
  • Lora Wildenthal
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern History
  • 1 September 2008
Human rights are formulated as universal, abstract principles. Those who wish to wield those principles, however, must fill them with specific content while preserving the power of that universalism.Expand
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The Language of Human Rights in West Germany
Introduction Chapter 1. Human Rights Activism in Occupied and Early West Germany: The Case of the German League for Human Rights Chapter 2. Rudolf Laun and "German Human Rights" in Occupied and EarlyExpand
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Human Rights Advocacy and National Identity in West Germany
In the 1990s, the language and institutions of human rights reach around the world. In the present era of political uncertainty, war, genocide, UN and NATO bombing, and the supposed "end ofExpand
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The Surplus Woman. Unmarried in Imperial Germany, 1871–1918
food store and distributing the loot to immigrant suburbs are compared with Robin Hood. To be sure, Wolin is quick to denounce arguments for violence, especially. His esteem for social mobilizationExpand
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