Weekend Readings 09/21/2019

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H-Nationalism’s Weekend Reading series highlights recent and thought-provoking reviews, blog posts, brief articles, and op-eds.  Have something to say about something you read?  Feel free to respond here or contact David Prior (prior@mail.h-net.msu.edu) and Justin Collier (collierjustin@gmail.com) about writing a blogpost. Follow us on Twitter @HNationalism.



Dear All,


New York Times has an opinion piece written by members of our H-Net community, Paul Miller-Melamed and Claire Morelon, on the break-up of the Habsburg Empire and the creation of new nation-states

LSE Blogs has a piece on ethnic vs. civic nationalism in the current legal challenge against Boris Johnson’s prorogation of Parliament. The Spectator has a blog post discussing how to “tame” Scottish nationalism

Daily Beast has an article about a Justice Department email sent to all immigration court employees pulled from a white nationalist website. NBC News has an article about a pro-Trump, white supremacist rally in Georgia that ended with a riot and two arrests. America Jesuit Review has a story about an archbishop in LA’s condemnation of white nationalism. Ms. Magazine has an op-ed about the recent “Straight Pride” Parade in Boston, and the intersection of nationalism, and worries about women’s fertility.  Chicago Tribune has a story about the debate in Florida over guns and mass shootings particularly those involving white nationalists. The American Conservative has an opinion piece looking at how nationalism has impacted the Conservative movement. Inside Higher Ed has a podcast discussing the role of language in nationalism. Mother Jones has an article about how a popular chatting app is being used by anti-Semites to create an online list of Jewish people who are critical of white nationalism.

Fair Observer has an article on far-right eco-nationalism around the world. 

Times Higher Education (paysite) has an opinion piece arguing that Western academia only needs to seek to understand Chinese students’ nationalism not pander to it. 




Emmanuel Dalle Mulle and Justin Collier