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Intimate Histories: African Americans and Germany since 1933

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Intimate Histories

African Americans and Germany since 1933

Nadja Klopprogge

352 pages, 10 ills., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80539-413-6 $145.00/£107.00 / Hb / Published (April 2024)

eISBN 978-1-80539-414-3 eBook

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Intimate Histories focuses on intimate relations as sites of shared pasts connecting African American and German history in the years between 1933 and 1990. By tracing topics that include anti-miscegenation laws, forced sterilization, casual sexual encounters, marriage, and friendships, Intimate Histories broadens our understanding of African American–German relations during the so-called “century of extremes.”

Nadja Klopprogge is an assistant professor at the University of Tübingen. She has held positions in Gießen and Basel, and in 2016 she was a fellow in the History of Race and Ethnicity at the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C. She has published on the nexus of race and sex in postwar Germany, and she her work has been awarded the Best Article Award of the German Association of American Studies.

Subject: History: 20th Century to PresentCultural Studies (General)Gender Studies and Sexuality
Area: GermanyNorth America


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