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Published: 04 July 2019

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780190907211

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Revenants of the German Empire

Colonial Germans, Imperialism, and the League of Nations

Sean Andrew Wempe

  • Challenges and expands simplified narratives of German involvement in international organizations and diplomacy in the interwar period by taking a fresh perspective on German investment in the League of Nations framework
  • Explores major diplomatic flashpoints of the 1920s and 1930s including the Naturalization Controversy in Southwest Africa, the Locarno Conference, and the Permanent Mandates Commission through the lens of former German colonialists
  • Emphasizes the career trajectories and lives of a diverse group of German colonialists during a time of intense national and international change
  • Based on rich multi-archival research drawing on resources from around the world and accentuating international perspectives

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