Title covers of the monthly colonialist youth magazine "Jambo", volume 6 (1930), issues 1, 8, and 5. - (Personal Collection)

Imagined Hegenomies: Colonialist Literature for German Youth during the Weimar Republic

Gastbeitrag von Prof. Luke Springman, Bloomsburg University A „flood“ of popular literature about Africa swept the book market in Germany after it had irretrievably forfeited all its colonial possessions at the end of World War I. From 1884 to 1914, Germany had become the world’s third or fourth largest colonial power (depending whether one referred to […]