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Title Colonialism and decolonization in national historical cultures and memory politics in Europe : modules for history lessons / Uta Fenske, Daniel Groth, Klaus-Michael Guse, Bärbel P. Kuhn (eds.).

Published Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang GmbH, 2015.
©2015.

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Physical description 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Uta Fenske and Bärbel P. Kuhn -- I. Overseas Colonialism: Understanding overseas colonialism as a process: an introduction / S. Karly Kehoe; Potatoes, coffee and sugar : the foreign "overseas" changes Europe / Reinhard Wendt; Potatoes : the foreign from the colonies becomes one's own / Susanne Popp and Miriam Hannig; Coffee: the foreign becomes part of the "western" lifestyle in Europe / Susanne Popp and Miriam Hannig; Sugar : the foreign is copied / Susanne Popp and Miriam Hannig; Colonialism and the Caribbean : wealth, power and the British imperial state / S. Karly Kehoe, Ben H. Shepherd, Nelson Mundell and Louise Montgomery; Economic aspects of colonialism : A Caribbean case study / S. Karly Kehoe, Ben H. Shepherd, Nelson Mundell and Louise Montgomery; Swiss emigrants in 19th century Brazil: ambivalent entaglements with structures of slavery / Philipp Marti and Bernard C. Schär -- II. Inner-European Hegemonic Relations and Entanglements as Colonialism?: Inner-European colonialism: an introduction / Claudia Kraft; Case of Lutheranism in Estonian history: from external determination to people's church / Andres Andresen and Anu Raudsepp; Images of Poland in Germany in the late 18th and the 19th century : precondition of colonial power relations? / Klaus-Michael Guse, Claudia Kraft, Daniel Groth and David Schäfer; Making sense of postcolonial theories and applying them to the relationship between Eastern and Western Europe / Klaus-Michael Guse, Claudia Kraft, Daniel Groth and David Schäfer; German colonial policy in greater Poland (19th and 20th centuries) / Przemyslaw Damski and Katarzyna Czekaj-Kotynia; Inner-Polish politics in Kresy during the interwar period: an example of inner-European colonialism? / Przemyslaw Damski and Katarzyna Czekaj-Kotynia -- III Decolonization and Independence Movements: Decolonization, the Cold War and development aid: an introduction / Bernhard C. Schär; Between a brotherly union and colonialism: Poland in the USSR sphere of influence / Katarzyna Czekaj-Kotynia; Representation of Congolese Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba and his speech on 30 June 1960 (Congolese Independence Day): food for controversy / Karel Van Nieuwenhuyse and Idesbald Goddeeris; Immigration to Estonia after World War II / Jaak Valge and Anu Raudsepp; Case of secret factory of uranium in Sillamäe / Hillar Toomiste and Anu Raudsepp; Reasons for appeasement : the British Empire / S. Karly Kehoe, Ben H. Shepherd, Nelson Mundell and Louise Montgomery; Switzerland and Rwanda : a troublesome partnership / Philipp Marti and Bernhard C. Schär -- IV. Memory Politics: Postcolonial collective memory cultures in Europe: a fragmented divided and national-bound landscape: an introduction / Karel Van Nieuwenhuyse and Idesbald Goddeeris; Why "colonialism" as a concept causes confusion, and exploration of alternatives within historiography / Karel Van Nieuwenhuyse and Idesbald Goddeeris; Congo in Flemish/Belgian and postcolonial Belgian/Congolese collective memory / Karel Van Nieuwenhuyse and Idesbald Goddeeris; Who owns the Polish past?: Polish history seen from Western European and Polish points of view / Klaus-Michael Guse, Claudia Kraft, Daniel Groth and David Schäfer; Colonial patterns of interpretation in Swiss comics / Philipp Marti and Bernhard C. Schär.
Summary "Colonialism and decolonization are historical phenomena that are part of the historical experience of many European countries. This volume offers students and teachers a new understanding of how colonialism and decolonization fit into our shared European past and contains teaching materials for history classes in European schools. The contributions have been produced by the EU project CoDec, involving partners from Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Great Britain, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Analyzing colonial pasts, processes of decolonization and memory politics in different European countries from comparative and transnational perspectives, the study presents useful sources and practical suggestions for cutting-edge history lessons in European schools"--Provided by publisher.
Other author Fenske, Uta, editor.
Groth, Daniel, 1987- editor.
Guse, Klaus-Michael, 1954- editor.
Kuhn, Bärbel, 1957- editor.
Subject Colonization -- History.
Decolonization -- Europe.
Imperialism -- History.
Historiography -- Political aspects -- Europe.
Memory -- Political aspects -- Europe.
Colonization -- Study and teaching -- Europe.
Decolonization -- Study and teaching -- Europe.
Imperialism -- History -- Study and teaching -- Europe.
Europe -- Colonies -- History.
Europe -- Colonies -- History -- Study and teaching.
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