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 Bruce F. Pauley, professor emeritus of history at the University of Central Florida and author of Pioneering History on Two Continents: An Autobiography (Potomac Books, 2014). Why I Wrote Pioneering History on Two Continents When I began to … Continue reading From the Desk of Bruce F. Pauley: Why I Wrote Pioneering History on Two Continents
Brian E. Fogarty is Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Saint Catherine University, St. Paul, MN. He is the author of Fascism: Why Not Here? (Potomac Books, 2011) and War, Peace, and the Social Order. He currently blogs at befogarty.wordpress.com. Imagine this scenario: the … Continue reading From the desk of Brian E. Fogarty: Fascism in America?
This day in 1918 marked the end of the Great War. UNP has several outstanding titles across our imprints to reflect on the events that forever changed the world. From Potomac Books Fall of the Double Eagle The Battle for … Continue reading Reading List: World War I
Francis Gary Powers, Jr. is the son of Francis Gary Powers who served as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force and completed twenty-seven U-2 photographic reconnaissance missions for the CIA, including several overflights of the Soviet Union, until shot … Continue reading The Bridge of Spies: The exchange of Francis Gary Powers for Rudolph Abel