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Title:The rulers of German Africa: 1884-1914
Author:Gann, L.H.ISNI
Series:Hoover Institution publications
City of publisher:Stanford, CA
Publisher:University of Stanford Press
Geographic terms:Africa
colonial territories
colonial administrators
Abstract:The first book in a planned series dealing with the social structure of the European colonial services in Africa, this volume examines Germany's military and administrative personnel in the colonies of German East Africa, South-West Africa, Cameroun, and Togo: their performance on the scene, educational and class background, ideology, continuing ties with the homeland, and their subssequent careers. Five appendices: Selected list of colonial governors and their political affiliations - Selected list of Kolonialdirektoren and Staatssekretäre and their political affiliations - Selected list of Schutztruppenoffiziere who rose to general officer's rank - The German colonial administration, 1899 and 1913 - Tabulations showing German colonial economy, 1880-1927.