Performing The Nation In Interwar Germany: Sport, Spectacle and Political Symbolism, 1926-36 by N. Rossol

Performing The Nation In Interwar Germany: Sport, Spectacle and Political Symbolism, 1926-36

byN. Rossol

Hardcover | February 3, 2010

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Performing the Nation in Interwar Germany argues that political aesthetics and mass spectacles were no invention of the Nazis but characterized the period from the mid-1920s to the mid-1930s. In so doing, it re-examines the role of state representation and propaganda in the Weimar Republic and the Nazi dictatorship.

About The Author

NADINE ROSSOL is a Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow in the History Department at the University of Limerick, Ireland, and works on twentieth century German history, in particular cultural and police history. She is currently working on a book studying the role of the police as educator in Germany. She received her doctorate f...

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Title:Performing The Nation In Interwar Germany: Sport, Spectacle and Political Symbolism, 1926-36Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:February 3, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230217931

ISBN - 13:9780230217935

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations * Acknowledgments * Abbreviations* Introduction * Sports and Games, 1925-28 * Staging the Republic: Constitution Day Festivities in 1929 * Republican Nationalism: The Rhineland Celebration in 1930 * Party Rallies and the Thingspiel in the Third Reich * The Death of the Spectacle in the mid-1930s * 'Like 100 years ago'Local Festivities in Weimar and Nazi Germany * Conclusion * Notes * Bibliography * Index