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Published: 27 September 2018

360 Pages


ISBN: 9780190697907

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Empire in the Heimat

Colonialism and Public Culture in the Third Reich

Willeke Sandler

  • Examines the intersections of race and empire in Nazi Germany from a new point of view, that of the colonialist movement that flourished in the Third Reich
  • Focuses on public culture, providing new perspectives on the cultural legacies of German overseas colonialism and on the workings of public culture under dictatorship
  • Emphasizes visual culture, and includes analysis of a range of visual representations of the overseas colonies
  • Based on rich, multi-archival research and draws on organizational records of colonialist organizations as well as Nazi propaganda offices, personal papers, print media, photography, film, and public opinion reports