Mining has shaped the Ruhr region structurally, physiognomically and mentally to this day. Complex projections and narratives have emerged, which this volume explores in an interdisciplinary way.
Texts, films, photographs, marketing campaigns, and museum narratives are examined for models of representation and narrative strategies.
Linda Waack's dissertation "Der kleine Film" deals with amateur films from the period of National Socialism and deals with this small form as a historiographical and film theoretical factor. Listen to the podcast now!