By Guntram Henrik Herb
On the shut of the 1st global struggle, propaganda mapping performed a very important position within the construction of a consensus approximately German nationwide territory.
Under the Map of Germany presents an in depth and bright research of the background and strategies of nationalist mapping in inter-war Germany. utilizing large archival documentation - together with many formerly undiscovered maps - the writer charts the advance of recent techniques of nationwide territory and the institution of an efficient propaganda mapping community. His learn demonstrates consensus in regards to the quantity of the higher German country used to be now not created by way of skillful Nazi propagandists, yet by means of the collaborate efforts of revered students and nationalist activists throughout the Weimar Republic. hard the assumption that nationwide self-determination is a simply reason, Under the Map of Germany unearths that nationwide territories will not be tangible entities that may be truly delimited, yet are synthetic constructs open to a variety of interpretations.
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