Magic Lantern Empire: Colonialism and Society in Germany by John Phillip Short
Published by Cornell University Press on November 20th 2012
Genres: History, Europe, Germany, Social History, Social Science, Popular Culture
Len's Summary: An examination of the intersection of imperialism, modern mass culture, politics and public restructuring in Wilhelmine Germany. -- A multi-source study of German colonialism as a mass cultural and political phenomenon; nuanced accounting of how ordinary Germans understood and articulated the concept of overseas empire.