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The Resource Violent intermediaries : African soldiers, conquest, and everyday colonialism in German East Africa, Michelle R. Moyd

Violent intermediaries : African soldiers, conquest, and everyday colonialism in German East Africa, Michelle R. Moyd

Label
Violent intermediaries : African soldiers, conquest, and everyday colonialism in German East Africa
Title
Violent intermediaries
Title remainder
African soldiers, conquest, and everyday colonialism in German East Africa
Statement of responsibility
Michelle R. Moyd
Title variation
African soldiers, conquest, and everyday colonialism in German East Africa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The askari, African soldiers recruited in the 1890s to fill the ranks of the German East African colonial army, occupy a unique space at the intersection of East African history, German colonial history, and military history. Lauded by Germans for their loyalty during the East Africa campaign of World War I, but reviled by Tanzanians for the violence they committed during the making of the colonial state between 1890 and 1918, the askari have been poorly understood as historical agents. Violent Intermediaries situates them in their everyday household, community, mil
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moyd, Michelle R.
Dewey number
967.802
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DT447
LC item number
.M69 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African histories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • German East Africa
  • Mercenary troops
  • German East Africa
  • German East Africa
  • Germany
  • HISTORY
  • Colonization
  • German colonies
  • Mercenary troops
  • Africa, East
  • Africa
Label
Violent intermediaries : African soldiers, conquest, and everyday colonialism in German East Africa, Michelle R. Moyd
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-322) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Becoming Askari : narratives of early Schutztruppe recruitment in context
  • Making Askari ways of war : military training and socialization
  • The Askari way of war
  • Station life
  • Askari as agents of everyday colonialism
  • Conclusion: making Askari myths
Control code
884016968
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 328 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821420898
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1743723
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884016968
Label
Violent intermediaries : African soldiers, conquest, and everyday colonialism in German East Africa, Michelle R. Moyd
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-322) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Becoming Askari : narratives of early Schutztruppe recruitment in context
  • Making Askari ways of war : military training and socialization
  • The Askari way of war
  • Station life
  • Askari as agents of everyday colonialism
  • Conclusion: making Askari myths
Control code
884016968
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 328 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821420898
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1743723
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884016968

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