The Spectre of War: International Communism and the
Origins of World War II by Jonathan Haslam, George F.
Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies, was published
May 25, 2021, by Princeton University Press:
Politics is not merely a series of policy battles, but an
ongoing struggle for the primacy of our favored understandings
about both how the world is and how it ought to be. In this way,
politics is a contest between diverse meanings that
I was in my final year of graduate school, writing a
dissertation on the place of persuasion in the success of
contemporary American social movements, when the nearly
two-year-long campaign for the American president who would succeed
George W. Bush...