Performing the Nation in Interwar Germany : Sport, Spectacle and Political Symbolism, 1926-36

By: Rossol, NadineMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010Description: 1 online resource (240 p.)ISBN: 9780230274778Subject(s): Aesthetics, German - 20th century | Aesthetics, German --20th century | Germany - Intellectual life - 20th century | Germany - Politics and government - 1918-1933 | Germany - Politics and government - 1933-1945 | Germany --Intellectual life --20th century | Germany --Politics and government --1918-1933 | Germany --Politics and government --1933-1945 | Political culture - Germany - History - 20th century | Political culture --Germany --History --20th century | Popular culture - Germany - History - 20th century | Popular culture --Germany --History --20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Performing the Nation in Interwar Germany : Sport, Spectacle and Political Symbolism, 1926-36DDC classification: 943.085 LOC classification: DD240.R633 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Bodies and Urban Space: Parades, Marches and Demonstrations 1890s-1920s; 2 Sports and Games 1925-1928; 3 Staging the Republic: Constitution Day Festivities in 1929; 4 Republican Nationalism: The Rhineland Celebration in 1930; 5 Party Rallies and the Thingspiel in the Third Reich; 6 The Death of the Spectacle in the mid-1930s; 7 'Like 100 years ago…': Local Festivities in Weimar and Nazi Germany; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: 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.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Bodies and Urban Space: Parades, Marches and Demonstrations 1890s-1920s; 2 Sports and Games 1925-1928; 3 Staging the Republic: Constitution Day Festivities in 1929; 4 Republican Nationalism: The Rhineland Celebration in 1930; 5 Party Rallies and the Thingspiel in the Third Reich; 6 The Death of the Spectacle in the mid-1930s; 7 'Like 100 years ago…': Local Festivities in Weimar and Nazi Germany; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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.

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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 from the University of Limerick in 2006.

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