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How Hamburg is confronting its colonial past

As Germany’s biggest port, Hamburg profited the most from the colonies of the German Empire, before its collapse in 1918. But in the past eight years, the city has been trying to come to terms with its colonial past. The ethnological museum is to return some famous 170 Benin Bronzes to Nigeria. And city authorities are taking other steps to remove the remaining traces of colonialism.
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