Secrets and Truth: Ethnography in the Archive of Romania's Secret Police

December 3, 2013

CEU Press’ latest publication is “Secrets and Truth: Ethnography in the Archive of Romania's Secret Police,” by Katherine Verdery, the Julien J. Studley Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. The book is the seventh volume in the Natalie Zemon Davis Annual Lectures series, and offers a rare insider’s look into the secret police’s actions in Romania under communism. Relying on the extraordinary sources of secret archives, the book contributes to a better understanding of the functioning of the communist system in Eastern Europe. For more information, see http://www.ceupress.com/books/html/Secrets-and-Truth.htm.