Savage worlds: German encounters abroad, 1798-1914

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Savage Worlds examines frontier encounters between Germans and indigenous peoples in the age of high imperialism. It demonstrates the complexity of the colonial frontier and frontier zone encounters and poses the question of how far Germans were able to overcome their initial belief that, in leaving Europe, they were entering 'savage worlds'.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationManchester, UK
PublisherManchester University Press
Number of pages262
ISBN (Electronic)9781526123411
ISBN (Print)9781526123404
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Germany
  • indigenous populations
  • colonial frontier
  • frontier zone encounters

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