A Tribute to Paul Hollander (1932–2019)
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In this column (56–3), Advisory Board Editor, Alexander Riley, pays tribute below to Paul Hollander, a long-time contributor to Society. He published articles, reviews, and letters, nearly fifty in all, between 1981 and 2018. (We cannot provide a full list here. Those interested in such a list should contact the Editor-in-Chief at firstname.lastname@example.org). He was missed most during the 1990s, absent five out of ten years. But after that time, the past 18 years, he was only absent in 2008, making up for it in 2009 with two reviews and one article. Four decades is a life’s work, and his first in 1981 was entitled “Political Hospitality,” his first of many accounts of Western intellectuals in these pages. It was an excerpt from his famous work on Political Pilgrims: Travels of Western Intellectuals to the Soviet Union, China, and Cuba, 1928–1978. By 1986, he added Nicaragua to the pilgrimage theme (“Political Tourism in Cuba and Nicaragua”). And by 1988 he was developing a deeper...
- Hollander, P. 1981. Political Pilgrims: Travels of Western Intellectuals to the Soviet Union, China, and Cuba 1928–1979. Oxford:Oxford University Press.Google Scholar