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Jeff Eden

protect the Muslim world as a whole from colonial powers. On the German side, the Second World War would inspire widespread efforts to promote the Nazis as guardians of Islam. These efforts were especially vigorous on the Eastern Front, as many German officials believed that Muslims formed a sort of

Sally A. Hastings

cosmology. Okamoto’s incorporation into her novel of stories from the Finnish nineteenth-century epic Kalevala links Japanese struggles for national identity to European romanticism and by implication to Nazi Germany, but Suzuki never develops this line of thought. Maintaining her focus on Japan, Suzuki

Orit Ouaknine-Yekutieli

. Bastien, and J.L. Cardoso, “From Homo Economicus to Homo Corporativus : A Neglected Critique of Neoclassical Economics.” The Journal of Socio-Economics 36 ( 2007 ): 118-27. 47 N. Kardam, A Comparative Analysis of Corporatism in Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy ( ma thesis, University of British

Harriet Zurndorfer

- ism, one is disappointed by the relative poverty of his overarching analysis for such topics as the relationship between German Indology and Arabic study in that country. Th e Nazi years marked the end of German hegemony in Orientalist studies, and the beginning of what Irwin calls his Chapter 8, ‘the

régime who espoused such radical views, fully approving the destruction of the Anatolian Armenians.) Martin Strohmeier shows how the Kurdish patriot Sebkân lost his faith ten years later in the speci fi c context of early Nazi Germany, where he stayed about two years for reasons of health. He was

Robert Mantran, André Raymond and W.F. Leemans

disadvantages. It is question- able whether his comparison of the kingdom of Dahomey with the Assyrian empire has really any worth. There may have been some similar phenomena, just as there may have been some similar phenomena in the Assyrian empire and Nazi Germany, but that does not mean that the comparison

example, in Nazi Germany, he also notes that relatively few authors openly opposed it during the interwar years. This attitude of tolerance was even more manifest with respect to racial typ- ing in general. The "racial discourse ... was pervasive and highly influential; ... it was rarely challenged

Thomas Trautmann and Carla Sinopoli

race presided over by the anthropology of bodily measurement (e.g., Topinard 1885). Archaeologists played various roles in these developments, sometimes in tandem with the linguists, sometimes independent of them and in opposition to them. The rise and defeat in World War II of the Nazi doctrine, which

Robbie Shilliam

of non-aggression. From a Third World perspective such as Fanon’s, World War Two began with the fascist invasion of an African polity, rather than the German invasion of a European polity in 1939. In any case, in the late 1930s many writers and politicians in Europe and its colonies plotted the