Regarding the Herero
case, for example, in 2004 the German government admitted its moral responsibility for the genocide (51).
In the late 1960s, two historians from West and East Germany presented, despite different approaches, similar conclusions in separate doctoral theses on the Herero
Bille PG and MJ Kandjou Chemical and sensory quality of omaze uozongombe (Ghee), butter oil made by smallholder Herero
farmers in Namibia.
9) For more on Mama's characterization as an African Herero
, see Matthews; M.
Deborah Durham notes of Herero
youth in Mahalapye, Botswana that 'close friends often construct identical dresses, or at least use the same fabric' as expressions of their shared sympathies and tastes (1999: 190).
Hull attributes the Herero
genocide to a military organizational structure bereft of politics or values that has winning a confrontation as its only goal.
For instance, a young man from Ohangwena stated women must "do jobs assigned to them by men (husbands)" and a young male Herero
pastor agreed, saying "a woman must make sure she satisfies all of her husband's needs.
Schinz explained his idea using an example from the pastoral Herero
communities inhabiting central South West Africa.
TheGerman governmentalso did not want to use the word due to concerns that the Herero
massacres committed in 1904 and 1905 by German troops in what is nowNamibiacould also be called genocide, leading to reparation demands.
The missionaries had hoped that the establishment of camps would allow for the detainment of prisoners and thus would terminate German genocidal warfare against the "revolting" Herero
In The Earth Inside Brandt attempts to highlight particular counter-narratives and blind spots in the historical record of the Herero
The 31-year-old, originally from Namibia, is a Herero
- one of 13 tribes in the south-west African country - and their women often wear tartan shawls.
Between 1904 and 1908 the Herero
and Nama citizens of what was then known as German South West Africa (1884-1919) and today's Namibia revolted against tyrannical colonial rule.
In this chapter the author has presented his arguments on the similarities and differences between the policies which were adopted in the German colonies in Africa and those formulated for Eastern Europe during the twentieth century particularly the Herero
War fought in German South-West Africa (Namibia) during 1904-07 and the Holocaust.
During the German government's absence from the capital, the Herero
of central Namibia, having suffered repeated injustices under German administration and anticipating a further loss of political and economic power, took the offensive and attempted to win back control over their territory.