Book by PU Professor Named to “Financial Times” Best Books List

A book authored by local historian Harold James has been named to the Financial Times’ Best Books of 2021: Politics List. 

The War of Words: A Glossary of Globalization, published by Yale University Press, reveals the origins of key buzzwords and concepts used in contemporary political debate such as “neoliberalism,” “geopolitics,” and “globalization,” while highlighting communication challenges associated with their misuse. 

James is the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor of European Studies and professor of history and international affairs at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. He studies economic and financial history and modern European history. 

The Financial Time’s Best Books of 2021 list is a round-up of “must read titles” from the past year.