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Rivalry in Southern Africa, 1893–99

The Transformation of German Colonial Policy

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 1-8
  3. Influences on South African Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 11-21
    3. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 22-31
    4. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 32-47
  4. The Course of German South African Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 51-59
    3. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 60-112
    4. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 113-136
    5. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 137-140
    6. Matthew S. Seligmann
      Pages 141-143
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 144-200

About this book

Introduction

Seligmann focuses on the development of German policy towards the Transvaal and southern Africa in the 1890s. During this time Germany's flirtation with President Kruger and her confrontational approach to Britain threatened war. How did this come to pass? The author examines the roots of German policy and explores consequent rivalries and tensions. The conclusions show the importance of South Africa to German imperialism and the role it played in widening German imperial ambitions before the First World War.

Keywords

Britain colonial policy imperialism

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Nene University College NorthamptonUK

About the authors

MATTHEW S. SELIGMANN is Lecturer in Modern World History at Nene College in Northampton.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Rivalry in Southern Africa, 1893–99
  • Book Subtitle The Transformation of German Colonial Policy
  • Authors M. Seligmann
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230379886
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-69572-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-40191-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-230-37988-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VII, 200
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics European History
    Modern History
    Imperialism and Colonialism
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