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Countryside Imagery in Finnish National Discourse

  • Maunu Häyrynen
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Abstract

This article is based on a notion of national landscape imagery understood as a visual signifying system, representing national space and linking physical sites with national ideology. According to Stuart Hall, national identity is produced by a cultural system of representation essentially based on stereotypes. These are conventional by nature, yet have the power of directing individual thought and action (Hall 1992; Moscovici 1984).

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National Identity National Movement National Mobilisation National Ideology National Imagery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maunu Häyrynen
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  1. 1.School of Cultural Production and Landscape StudiesUniversity of TurkuFinland

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