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The projection of image and identity through national artifacts would be understood not only as a container of the national identity, but also as a dynamic message about what someone considers that nationality is.

 

In this way, all national objects act as educational institutions that work in valuing, rejecting and controlling the parameters of knowledge. Besides, they are fixing the meaning of the experiences of the individual human subject and framing the social reality in a certain way as an ideological activity.

 

Accordingly, the support for the nationalistic discourse is expressed through the channel of material culture, by the discourse that a simple and everyday object and image is carrying in the spectator’s eyes.