, Number 11

Michael Dunne

Historians, like politicians, need to find a language and frame of reference to connect with their audience or readership. In the current US presidential campaign the candidates, Senators John McCain and Barack Obama, are offering the voters a bridge between the troubled past and a more hopeful future. The works under consideration in this review article employ a similar method.

To read this article, you need to be a Chatham House member

Find out more about Chatham House membership