Index
advertising, 13, 20, 187–206; as colonialist
fantasy, 189; colonial motifs in, 195–202,
205; for consumer products, 191–192; for
German colonies, 191; imperialist ideology
in, 187, 188; increasing visuality of, 195, 203
Africa: in colonial geography, 171; European
medicine in, 80; European sovereignty
over, 93, 95; proposed Nazi colonizing of,
64–65; as static nature, 96
Africans: in advertisements, 187, 195–196,
198, 200, 202, 203–206; in colonialist dis-
course, 7, 13, 101, 211; compared to German
workers, 216; contemporary postcolonial
artists, 324–327; in geographic instruc-
tion, 178; German fears of miscegenation
with, 273–274, 275, 311, 321–322, 323–324;
in Höch’s photomontages, 318–322;
interactions with settlers, 119, 120–121,
124; Pan–German views of, 273–274;
peasantization of, 100; as post–World War
I occupation soldiers, 302, 303–304, 305,
307, 315, 316–317, 322, 333; in Rhineland
propaganda, 304, 308–311, 315–316; in
Thurnwald’s work, 59; transformation into
labor force, 96–99, 100, 236, 257. See also
Naturvölker
African sleeping sickness, 79–81, 97, 99; suc-
cess of German program, 81; transnational
research partnerships, 79–80
agriculture (Africa), 97–98; German pro-
grams for, 97–98, 103, 258
Amani Institute (German East Africa),
98–99, 104, 106; under British control, 105
anticolonialism. See anti- imperialism
anti- imperialism: among German intelligen-
tsia, 54–55; among German working class,
210–211; and Thurnwald, 63
anti–Semites: 13; concerns for cultural
degeneracy, 237; divisions among, 229,
232–233, 234, 235–238, 239, 242; fusion
with anti–Slavism, 256–257; and Herero
War, 233–234, 236–237; racial arguments
of, 232, 235, 237, 333; views on colonialism,
228–242; “yellow peril” discourse among,
260
Anti- Semites Petition (1880), 235
Arendt, Hannah, 254, 338, 339
Augsburger Volkszeitung (journal), 216
Bartels, Ludwig, 218, 232
Baster peoples, 274
Bayer (pharmaceutical company), 79, 85
Bayer 205 (medicine), 83, 85, 87
Bebel, August, 241
Becker, Carl, 103
Belgium: Pan- German aims for, 276, 277
Bentham, Jeremy, 94–95
Bergmann and Company, 187, 188–189, 205
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