Weekend Readings 11/10/2017

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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,

The Guardian offers critical commentary on Catalan nationalism from an economic perspective. Politico has a piece on the football team FC Barcelona and Catalan nationalism.

Business Insider has a story on scores of nationalists arrested recently in Moscow.

Fox News has a story on pizza maker Papa John’s attempt to distance itself from White nationalist groups. US News & World Report has a story on the outcome of the recent election in Virginia and what it means for Trumpian nationalism. Axios has a story on recent comments from former VP Joe Biden attacking President Trump’s “phony nationalism.” Vanity Fair has a blog post arguing that Twitter has a White nationalist hate speech problem. The Wall Street Journal has a video of President Trump’s recent speech in Asia some have called a message of economic nationalism.

The Jerusalem Post has an op-ed on nationalism and post-ISIS Iraq.

US News & World Report has a story on the strength of Buddhist nationalism in Asia.

The Conversation has a post arguing for “localism” as an alternative to nationalism for anti-globalists.

Belfast Telegraph has a story about the recent comments made by the presidents of France and Germany asserting that Europeans must stand up to nationalism.

The Telegraph has a story about recent comments made by an Australian legislator warning of the rise of White nationalism.

 

Reviews

For H-Nationalism, Nazli Alimen reviews Hale Yilmaz’s book Becoming Turkish: Nationalist Reforms and Cultural Negotiations in Early Republican Turkey 1923-1945 (2016, Syracuse University Press), which investigates the Kemalist reforms as an effort of nation-building in the early Turkish republic.

 

Regards,

Shota Kincha, Kit Man, and Justin Collier