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Posts Tagged: the pacific standard

Cabin in the Woods

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It may not be 1869 anymore, but fear not: the golden age of conservation literature is far from over. As part of the Pacific Standard‘s week-long series on “opting-out,” Eva Holland writes about the tradition of environmental writing, from Thoreau to David Gessner. Also in the series: a patriarchal cult in Alaska, homesteading, and the “new domesticity.”

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Weird Americans

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The last generation or two of undergraduates have largely been taught by a cohort of social scientists busily doing penance for the racism and Eurocentrism of their predecessors, albeit in different ways. How weird are Americans? Social science pioneer Joe Henrich says that they might be the weirdest bunch on the planet. At the Pacific […]

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