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Re: Source Query - Philipp Paulitschke

Dear Peri,

Thanks so much for your note. Karen Fung, from Stanford University Libraries, kindly sent me a link to an online and downloadable version of the book. It can be found here.


Thanks also for the info about Paulitschke's papers in Vienna.

All the best,


H-Horn: Some Recent Publications (December 2015)

H-Horn: Some Recent Publications (December 2015)


Paola Bertella Farnetti and Cecilia Dau Novelli (eds.), Colonialism and National Identity (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015).

The volume includes several contributions on Italy, colonialism, and Africa



Nicola Labanca, La Guerra d’Etiopia 1935-1941 (Bologna: Il Mulino, 2015).

Re: Source Query - Philipp Paulitschke

Hi Jonathan,
As far as I know there is not. I have an original copy of Westlichen Somal und der Nordostlische Galla Stamme. It is falling apart. I've translated the parts most relevant to me. His books are truly incredible and it would be wonderful if someone could find a grant to digitize (and translate) these important works. I spoke with the ethnographic museum in Vienna where he deposited most of his collection and there was some interest but this was in 2004.