一些学者认为像Kossinna这样的学者愿意放弃纳粹政权下的所有其他考古学，除了德国史前的“灰姑娘效应”。在战争之前，与传统研究相比，史前考古学受到了影响：普遍缺乏资金，博物馆空间不足，缺乏专门用于德国史前史的学术椅。在第三帝国期间，纳粹党的高级政府官员提出了令人满意的关注，但也有8位德国史前新主席，前所未有的资助机会以及新的研究所和博物馆。此外，纳粹资助的露天博物馆致力于德国研究，制作考古电影系列，并积极招募业余组织，呼吁爱国主义。但这并不是驱使Kossinna的原因：他在所有这一切成真之前就已经去世了。 Kossinna在19世纪90年代开始阅读，写作和谈论日耳曼种族主义民族主义理论，并在第一次世界大战结束时成为种族主义民族主义的狂热支持者。到20世纪20年代末，Kossinna与Alfred Rosenberg建立联系，后者将成为纳粹政府文化部长。 Kossinna工作的结果是对日耳曼民族史前史的强调。任何没有研究日耳曼人史前史的考古学家都被嘲笑;到20世纪30年代，在德国投入罗马省考古学的主要社会被认为是反德国人，其成员受到攻击。那些不符合纳粹正确考古学理念的考古学家看到他们的职业生涯遭到破坏，许多人被驱逐出境。情况可能更糟：墨索里尼杀死了数百名考古学家，他们不服从他的学习要求。
Some scholars believe that scholars like Kossinna are willing to give up all other archaeology under the Nazi regime, except for the pre-historic “Cinderella effect.” Prior to the war, prehistoric archaeology was affected compared to traditional studies: widespread lack of funds, lack of museum space, and lack of academic chairs dedicated to prehistoric history in Germany. During the Third Reich, senior government officials of the Nazi Party raised satisfactory concerns, but there were also eight new prehistoric German presidencies, unprecedented funding opportunities, and new institutes and museums. In addition, the Nazi-funded open-air museum is dedicated to German studies, producing an archaeological film series, and actively recruiting amateur organizations to call for patriotism. But this is not the reason for driving Kossinna: he died before all of this came true. Kossinna began reading, writing and talking about Germanic racist nationalism in the 1890s and became a fanatical supporter of racist nationalism at the end of the First World War. By the end of the 1920s, Kossinna had established contact with Alfred Rosenberg, who would become the Minister of Culture of the Nazi government. The result of Kossinna’s work is an emphasis on the prehistoric history of the Germanic nation. Any archaeologist who did not study the prehistoric history of the Germanic people was ridiculed; by the 1930s, the main society of archaeological studies in Rome was considered to be anti-German and its members were attacked. Archaeologists who did not conform to the Nazi correct archaeology saw their careers being destroyed and many were deported. The situation may be even worse: Mussolini killed hundreds of archaeologists who did not obey his learning requirements.