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A. James McAdams

A. James McAdams is the William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs. For 16 years, he was Director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. He has also served as chair of the Political Science department. McAdams has written widely on European affairs, especially on central Europe. His books include East Germany and Detente, Germany Divided, Judging the Past in Unified Germany, and The Crisis of Modern Times. His latest book, Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party (Princeton University Press, 2017) examines the political history of the party from the 1840s to the present. Covering the panoply of communist parties from Germany to Russia, China, Poland, North Korea, Cuba, and many others, the book is the first comprehensive international history of the communist party. Vanguard of the Revolution was named one of the Best Books of 2018 by Foreign Affairs. He is now working on the topic of “European and American New Right Thinkers and the Threat to Liberal Democracy.”

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