Namibia

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Synonyms for Namibia

a republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa)

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pursuit of freedom in German Southwest Africa ran up against some very
Thus, for a woman in German Southwest Africa, to be perceived to be
German Southwest Africa was clearly a patriarchal society and thus
effect, in order to preserve white male rule in German Southwest Africa,
Between 1908 and 1914, the Women's League of the German Colonial Society sent 561 unmarried women to German Southwest Africa, five times the number sent between 1898 and 1907 (Wildenthal, German Women for Empire 163).
She is the Victor': Bourgeois Women, Nationalist Identities, and the Ideal of the Independent Woman Farmer in German Southwest Africa.
Nevertheless, Hereto is an achievement because it successfully evokes the atmosphere of German Southwest Africa and raises interesting questions about German colonialism.
If we read it within its colonialist context, we discover another repressed group of Opfer who are buried in the film's morbid triumphalism: the Herero and Nama peoples of German Southwest Africa, who were interned in concentration camps or massacred during the colonial wars of 1904-1906 (see Drechsler).
If one wants to retrieve the various layers of victimization the film represses by focusing on the sacrifice of its heroic triangle, it is important to recall the plight of the Herero and Nama in German Southwest Africa.
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