By H. Glenn Penny, Matti Bunzl
Furthermore, this quantity demands a extra nuanced realizing of Germany's status in postcolonial reports. not like the existing view of German imperialism as an immediate precursor to Nazi atrocities, this quantity proposes a key perception that is going to the guts of German historiography: there is not any transparent trajectory to be drawn from the complicated ideologies of imperial anthropology to the race technology embraced through the Nazis. rather than hoping on a nineteenth-century reason behind twentieth-century crimes, this quantity eventually illuminates German ethnology and anthropology as neighborhood phenomena, top approached when it comes to their very own worldly provincialism.
H. Glenn Penny is Assistant Professor of historical past on the collage of Missouri, Kansas City.
Matti Bunzl Assistant Professor of Anthropology and background on the collage of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.