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Author Guettel, Jens-Uwe, 1974-

Title German expansionism, imperial liberalism and the United States, 1776-1945 / Jens-uwe Guettel, Pennsylvania State University
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Contents Cover; German Expansionism, Imperial Liberalism, and the United States, 1776-1945; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; The Great War and the Question of German Historical Continuities; Liberalism, Imperialism, and Imperial Liberalism; A Note on Sources; 1 Soil, Liberty, and Blood: Germans and American Westward Expansion before 1871; Freedom and Empire; Progress, Social Control, Land, and Race; Visions of Unity and American Colonies; 2 From Theory to Practice: German Colonialism and American Westward Expansion before World War I
Conclusion: Imperial Liberalism, Nazi Expansionism, and the Continuities of German HistoryBibliography; Index
Jim Crow in Berlin: Parliamentary Miscegenation Debates, the RKA, and the American SouthA Liberal American Solution?; 4 America, Race, and German Expansionism from the Great War to 1945; German Liberals and the United States during the 1920s; "Yes, Yes, America, you're better off. But, please, keep your benevolence to yourself": Nazi Expansionism and America24; Against "Liberalist" Imperialism: Nazi Lebensraum Visions as Antiliberalism and Anticolonialism; "The United States under a Jewish Dictatorship" -- Nazi Anti-Americanism after 193344; From the American West to the German East?
Nineteenth-Century German Colonial Discourse, Indians, and American ExpansionExpansion and Empire: Indians, America, and German Colonial Discourse after 1866; Native Americans, American Expansion, and German Southwest Africa; 3 The American South and Racial Segregation in the German Colonies; Racial Segregation in German Colonial Practice and Metropolitan Discourse, 1905-1914; "So that he doesn't become slothful": The United States, Racial Control, and German Colonialism; Jim Crow and Mixed-Race Marriage Bans in the German Colonies from 1905 to 1912
Summary This book traces the connections between American westward expansion and German colonialism from the late eighteenth century to the Nazis' campaign for 'living space in the east' during World War II
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Imperialism -- History.
Liberalism -- Germany -- History.
Political culture -- Germany -- History.
Race -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History.
Germany -- Colonies -- History.
Germany -- Politics and government.
Germany -- Relations -- United States.
Germany -- Territorial expansion.
United States -- Relations -- Germany.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1139175920
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