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It would be a matter of going through the newspaper archives of the time, these are not all online, unlike more contemporary archives. However, Isabel Virginia Hull, in the book Absolute Destruction: Military Culture and the Practises of War in Imperial Germany writes: Negotiations were a sore point with public opinion, too ... the Tägliche Rundschau ...


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Q: What was the contemporary German public opinion on the Herero Genocide? However, the source cited in wikipedia does not provide any details of the public outrage. I would like to know what form did it take? Did people write editorials? Did deputies protest in the Reichstag? Rallies? Lectures? Petitions? Demonstrations? It was a very controversial '...


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I'd like to mention another possible candidate for this honor, one João Bermudes, who could have accomplished this feat depending on how one defines "circumnavigate Africa", but he clearly made his way around this continent at least once, if not twice. Bermudes is one of these sketchy characters whom one encounters in history: a person of no great abilities,...


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