New PDF release: Difficult heritage : negotiating the Nazi past in Nuremberg

By Sharon Macdonald

How does a urban and a country care for a legacy of perpetrating atrocity? How are modern identities negotiated and formed within the face of concrete reminders of a prior that almost all want they didn't have? concentrating on the case of Nuremberg, this article explores those questions and their implications.

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Both were awarded gold medals. )23 But is there more to the architectural effect than the fact that we have come to know these as totalitarian and that dictators around the world have adopted similar styles to perform their mastery? Does the combination of massive size, hard lines, axiality, and symmetry necessarily ‘speak’ totalitarian politics – perhaps even against an architect’s intentions? These are questions that I puzzle over again and again as I encounter buildings, Nazi and not Nazi. 24 Architecture as material ideology Before looking at some of the architectural features that were intended to have effects, I should note two other areas of debate about Nazi architecture.

33 According to Jaskot too, buildings were designed with symbolic, ideological intent and this could be not only compromised or reshaped by the processes of production but, more importantly, was also a means of actually implementing policy with farreaching political-economic effects. 5 Map of Nazi Party Rally Grounds as planned. This is oriented with the south at the top of the map, the north at the lower side Key to Nazi Party Rally Grounds structures corresponding to numbers on the map: 1 Luitpold Hall – already present when the Nazis began to use the area, this former exhibition machine hall was expanded and given a new monumental limestone façade in building work directed by Albert Speer between 1933 and 1935.

G. blaming ‘natural processes’ and thus denying human responsibility) they are inherently political; and we may thus talk of the politics of attributions. This book is in large part an historico-ethnography of the politics of attributions. While here this is traced through the negotiating of one particular ‘difficult heritage’, the implications of different attributional positions have, I suggest, significance for other cases too. Architecture’s ‘magic’ That architecture was important to the National Socialists, and attributed with agency by them, is in no doubt.

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