Odd Arne Westad is Professor of International History at the London School of Economics. He has published 15 books on modern and contemporary international history, among them The Global Cold War, which won the Bancroft Prize, and Decisive Encounters, a standard history of the Chinese civil war. He is general editor of the forthcoming three-volume Cambridge History of the Cold War.
ARTICLES FEATURING ODD ARNE
History Without End: On Reading Purpose Back Into Time
IN THE LATE TENTH CENTURY, according to legend, Vladimir the Great evaluated the world's primary religions and rejected Islam for its ...