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.
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.