Book reviews

The Story of a Lone Wolf

What connects people like Uwe Mundlos, Uwe Böhnhardt, Beate Zschäpe, David Sonboly, William Atchison, Pekka-Eric Auvinen and Anders Breivik? We have barely heard most of these names and if we have, we have quickly forgotten them.

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The EU’s New Face

When writing about the new book by Luuk van Middelaar, a Dutch political scientist and speechwriter for the European Council’s former president Herman van Rompuy, one cannot escape the fact that its original Dutch title was simply De nieuwe politiek van Europa (Europe’s New Policy). In English, however, the title became sexier, adding drama. This is of course apt when we speak of the EU in recent years, which to date has been the epitome of boredom for journalists, at least.

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Two Books on Discontent

In several American cities with significant Hispanic communities, one may encounter shop window displays of life-sized female skeletons clad in black, white or red robes, usually holding a scythe.

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The Base Text for Modern Eurasianism

The publishing house Ilmamaa recently released the Estonian translation of the magnum opus by the Russian historian, ethnologist and geographer Lev Gumilyov, Ethnogenesis and the Biosphere of Earth, with an afterword by Peeter Ernits.

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