‘State idea’ in the photographs of geography and tourism in Finland in the 1920s

  title={‘State idea’ in the photographs of geography and tourism in Finland in the 1920s},
  author={Salla Jokela and Hannu Linkola},
  journal={National Identities},
  pages={257 - 275}
This article examines the landscape photographs of Finnish geography school books and tourist guides published during the 1920s. The photographs participated in the everyday reproduction of nationalism by integrating the ‘state idea’ of Finnish academics into the spatial order of Finland. The content of the photographs reflects the core-periphery relationship embedded in the thinking Finnish academics who conceptualised themselves as part of the authoritative ‘state’ that controlled the entire… 

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