African Resistance and Center Party Recalcitrance in the Reichstag Colonial Debates of 1905/06

  title={African Resistance and Center Party Recalcitrance in the Reichstag Colonial Debates of 1905/06},
  author={J. S. Lowry},
  journal={Central European History},
  pages={244 - 269}
  • J. S. Lowry
  • Published 2006
  • Political Science
  • Central European History
On May 26, 1906, as German chancellor Bernhard von Bülow rested on the North Sea coast recuperating from a recent physical collapse, his administration suffered a resounding triple defeat in the Reichstag at the hands of his hitherto indispensable Catholic political partners in the Center party. In the course of a single day, the Centrists rejected the military justification for a railroad in wartorn Southwest Africa, ruled out further government compensation for settler losses in the Herero… Expand
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