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RO-10613-70

University of the South (Sewanee, TN 37383-2000)
Arthur Knoll (Project Director: 07/01/1970 to present)

Togo under Imperial German, 1884-1914

Case study of German government in Togo, Africa, from 1884 to 1914, dealing with the impact of colonialism in an area that has been ignored. ABSTRACT: Case study of German government in Togo, Africa, from 1884 to 1914, dealing with the impact of colonialism in an area that has been ignored. Will attempt to characterize the main features of German rule in what the Germans called their model colony. The basis of this German optimism about Togo to be explored. Not merely interested in German colonial administration, but concern also with native reactions to that administration and with psychological, educational and political impact of the German regime. Long-range repercussions of that regime and its impact on the population of Togo. Will fill gap in studies of African nations, provide understanding of the relation between present day nationalist movements in Africa and colonial rule. Funds for travel, per diem, summer salary

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$1,855 (approved)
$1,855 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1970 – 8/31/1970