Category Archives: Demography

“Europe” is Old and Fading Away

I put “Europe” between inverted commas because it is more than a physical and political region of the world—it is a concept, a culture, an historical memory. It also represents a people. Genetic scientists recognize three major groups of humans: … Continue reading

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“North Dakota is still the least visited state in the nation”

The quote is from an article in The Writer’s Almanac, published daily on the Internet by americanpublicmedia.org. My immediate reaction was to visit North Dakota but I quickly, and practically, let that impulse fade. This created a disappointment in me … Continue reading

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