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Imperial projections : screening the German colonies / Wolfgang Fuhrmann.

Author/Creator:
Fuhrmann, Wolfgang, author.
Publication:
New York ; Oxford, [England] : Berghahn, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
Series:
Film Europa.
Film Europa: German Cinema in an International Context
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Subjects:
Documentary films -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- Germany -- Colonies.
Motion pictures in propaganda -- Germany.
Germany -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The beginning of filmmaking in the German colonies coincided with colonialism itself coming to a standstill. Scandals and economic stagnation in the colonies demanded a new and positive image of their value for Germany. By promoting business and establishing a new genre within the fast growing film industry, films of the colonies were welcomed by organizations such as the Deutsche Kolonialgesellschaft (German Colonial Society). The films triggered patriotic feelings but also addressed the audience as travelers, explorers, wildlife protectionists, and participants in unique cultural events. Th
Contents:
00 front Fuhrmann.indd; 00 intro Fuhrmann.indd; 01 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 02 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 03 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 04 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 05 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 06 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 07 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 08 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 09 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 10 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 11 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 12 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 13 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 14 chap Fuhrmann.indd; 15 concl Fuhrmann.indd; 16 film Fuhrmann.indd; 17 bib Fuhrmann.indd; 18 index Fuhrmann.indd
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-78238-698-X