Dear H-Nationalism Subscribers,
“Be Hammers—Not Anvils”: Clinton Jencks and Miners’ Poetry
by John Lepley
Since his death in 2005 Clinton Jencks has been the subject of two monographs that situate a remarkable life within a labor movement fragmented by Cold War anxiety and repression. In granular detail, James Lorence’s Palomino and Raymond Caballero’s McCarthyism vs.
Happy August! Welcome to this month’s resource roundup of podcasts, articles, books, and other new releases curated especially for H-SAWH. Have a suggestion for next month? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Dear H-CivWar Readers,
Post-Soviet Dichotomy: A 'Western' Researcher's Experiences in the Security Service (SBU) in Chernihiv and the State Archives of the Chernihiv Oblast (DACHO)
By Gregory Aimaro-Parmut, Indiana University
Five years ago, a law came into effect which declassified materials held in the Ukrainian Security Service Archives. The archives have since opened to the public and scholars alike. For scholars of the Soviet era, this changed the game; never before has such material been so readily available.
Off the Record: How Anthropologists can Learn from the Silences in Ukraine and Poland
by Julia Buyskykh, Ph.D., The Centre for Applied Anthropology; Research Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Kyiv, Ukraine; Fulbright Scholar, Pennsylvania State University
I am an anthropologist who studies religious dynamics and memory. From 2015-2018, I conducted intensive ethnographic fieldwork in the Polish-Ukrainian borderlands (Lublin and Subcarpathia provinces).
For those interested in the daily life experience of those affected by the coronavirus in Asia, the Singaporean blog Luck-It will be running a series of short Q&A-style personal accounts and photos. The first account is from a student in Wuhan.
They'll be updating the site regularly (I think my account is up next). If you are or know someone who is affected by various quarantine measures, I am sure that they would be very interested in hearing your story.