Suggested by Erica Zou.
Fuechtner, Veronika, and Mary Rhiel (eds.). Imagining Germany Imagining Asia: Essays in Asian-German Studies. vol. 136, 2013.
The first collection of essays in the new field of Asian-German Studies, Imagining Germany Imagining Asia demonstrates that Germany and Asia have always shared cultural spaces. Indeed, since the time of the German Enlightenment, Asia served as the foil for fantasies of sexuality, escape, danger, competition, and racial and spiritual purity that were central to foundational ideas … Continue reading Fuechtner, Veronika, and Mary Rhiel (eds.). Imagining Germany Imagining Asia: Essays in Asian-German Studies. vol. 136, 2013.
Zhang, Chunjie. Transculturality and German Discourse in the Age of European Colonialism (Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 2017).
In her monograph, Zhang explores the global connections between German thought (Herder, Kant), literature (Kotzebue, Campe), and travel writing (Chamisso, Forster) and the projects of European colonialism, especially in the Pacific.
Kopp, Kristin. Germany’s Wild East: Constructing Poland as Colonial Space (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2012)
Discussed in Karolina Wątroba's blog post.
Kontje, Todd. Imperial Fictions: German Literature Before and Beyond the Nation-State (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018)
Discussed in Karolina Wątroba’s blog post.
Conrad, Sebastian. Deutsche Kolonialgeschichte. 4th Edition (Munich: Beck, 2019)
Also available in Sorcha O’Hagan’s translation as German Colonialism: A Short History (Cambridge: CUP, 2012); mentioned in Karolina Wątroba's blog post.