November Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried. The Absolutely True Diary of a … Continue reading What We’re Reading
The following is a post from Han F. Vermeulen, author of Before Boas: The Genesis of Ethnography and Ethnology in the German Enlightenment (Nebraska, 2015). Vermeulen is an alumnus of Leiden University, The Netherlands, and a research associate at the Max … Continue reading From the Desk of Han F. Vermeulen: The Origins of Ethnography
The following is a post from Brian Fogarty, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Saint Catherine University and author of Fascism: Why Not Here? (Potomac Books, 2009). You can follow his blog Politics, Culture, and Everything at befogarty.wordpress.com. A Specter is Haunting Europe: Do we know fascism when we see it? Reflecting recently on the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union, former Prime Minister Tony Blair lamented the breakdown of center-left/center-right governments throughout Europe. Extremists from both right and left have, he said, “demonized” centrists as “out-of-touch elites” while “making the word ‘expert’ virtually a term of abuse.” At the same time, immigrants have been portrayed … Continue reading From the Desk of Brian Fogarty: Do We Know Fascism When We See It?