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Author Seligmann, Matthew S., 1967-

Title Rivalry in Southern Africa, 1893-99 : the transformation of German colonial policy / Matthew S. Seligmann.

Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmilland Press ; New York : St. Martin's, 1998.


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Physical description vii, 200 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Based on author's dissertation.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-194) and index.
Contents Pt. I. Influences on South African Policy. 1. The Official Perspective. 2. The Public Perspective. 3. The Commercial Perspective -- Pt. II. The Course of German South African Policy. 4. The Background to Conflict. 5. The Emergence of Conflict, 1893-96. 6. From Crisis to Disengagement, 1896-99. 7. Epilogue.
Summary This study focuses on the development of German policy towards the Transvaal and southern Africa in the 1890s. During this time Germany's flirtation with President Kruger and her confrontational approach to Britain threatened war. How did this come to pass? Dr. Seligmann examines the roots of German policy and analyses the consequent rivalries and tensions.
Subject Africa, Southern -- Relations -- Germany.
Germany -- Relations -- Africa, Southern.
Germany -- Colonies -- Africa, Southern -- Administration.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
ISBN 0312211538 (cloth)