Big Swords, Jesuits, and Bondelswarts, John S. Lowry demonstrates that anti-imperialist resistance movements overseas significantly shaped the course of Wilhelmine domestic politics between 1897 and 1906. In 1898 and 1900, for example, the consequences of Chinese, Cuban, and Samoan resistance permitted Berlin to steer two large naval laws through the Reichstag by enabling the government to garner critical votes from the Catholic Center Party through pro-Catholic gestures overseas, rather than via repeal of the Anti-Jesuit Law at home. By contrast, after 1903 costly uprisings throughout German-occupied Africa generated acute fiscal concerns among Center Party delegates, and African civilian protests against colonial misrule aroused missionary and Centrist ire. Lowry emphasizes that the ensuing Reichstag dissolution of 1906 arose much more directly from African factors than previous scholarship has recognized.
occasionally touches on the Chinese migrant communities in the other countries of eastern and centralEurope where the Chinese migrant communities have been changing rapidly over the past decade. My recent fieldwork conducted in various new Chinese migrant com- munities in Slovakia, Czechoslovakia and parts of
, notably in the 11th arrondissement , Le Sentier and the wholesale hub of Aubervilliers. This has also taken place in CentralEuropean countries (such as Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Romania) and in Africa (in places like Casablanca, Dakar, Johannesburg etc.). China, the “workshop of the world,” thus also
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