Germans, Poland, and colonial expansion to the East : 1850 through the present / edited by Robert L. Nelson

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Subjects: Imperialism--History
Germany--Foreign relations--Europe, Eastern
Europe, Eastern--Foreign relations--Germany
Germany--Foreign relations--Poland
Poland--Foreign relations--Germany
Germany--Foreign relations--1871-
Germany--Politics and government--1871-
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
Series: Studies in European culture and history
Studies in European culture and history
LC Classification: D, DD
Physical Description: x, 201 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Colonialism in Europe? The Case against Salt Water / Robert L. Nelson 1
1. Reinventing Poland as German Colonial Territory in the Nineteenth Century: Gustav Freytag's Soll und Haben as Colonial Novel / Kristin Kopp 11
2. The Prussian Settlement Commission and Its Activities in the Land Market, 1886-1918 / Scott M. Eddie 39
3. The Archive for Inner Colonization, the German East, and World War I / Robert L. Nelson 65
4. Putting the East in Order: German Historians and Their Attempts to Rationalize German Eastward Expansion during the 1930s and 1940s / Eduard Muhle 95
5. The Languages of Occupation: Vocabularies of German Rule in Eastern Europe in the World Wars / Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius 121
6. The Conquest of Nature and the Mystique of the Eastern Frontier in Nazi Germany / David Blackbourn 141
7. The Threatening Other in the East: Continuities and Discontinuities in Modern German-Polish Relations / Oliver Schmidtke 171
Index 199
Additional Authors: Nelson, Robert L
Notes: ISBN: 9780230612686 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0230612687 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 263300352
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230612686