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“We the Natives of Togo”: Polite Resistance to Imperialism in German Togoland

An example of elite resistance in Togoland to German imperialism

Bram Hubbell
Bram Hubbell
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“We the Natives of Togo”: Polite Resistance to Imperialism in German Togoland
From page 118 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description
From page 118 of the AP World History Course and Exam Description

In previous short posts, I have discussed the more subtle forms of Indigenous resistance to imperialism. In many colonies, Indigenous elites cooperated with European officials. At times, those same elites would politely push back.

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