Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 July 2013

240 Pages | 25 illus.

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199641093

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Raising Germans in the Age of Empire

Youth and Colonial Culture, 1871-1914

Jeff Bowersox

  • Places empire firmly in the centre of the development of German modernity
  • Focuses on the construction and experience of childhood; makes children and youth into agents of their own history
  • Shows how mass consumer culture worked to spread images of empire throughout German society so contributes to our understanding of the workings of commercial culture
  • Highlights the diversity of colonial culture
  • Combines analysis of texts, images, and material culture

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