The Conservative Mind: From Burke to EliotGateway Editions #ad - Regnery Publishing. The conservative mind is, in important respects, the twentieth century's own version of the Reflections on the Revolution in France. He has tried to pull conservatism away from the utilitarian premises of libertarianism, toward which conservatism often veers, toward a philosophy rooted in ethics and culture.
The wall street journal russell kirk's the conservative Mind is one of the greatest contributions to twentieth-century American conservatism. A must-read. It was his writings, and in particular his seminal work, The Conservative Mind, that laid the foundation for many of the ideas that continue to shape public discourse and debate to this day.
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The Age of ReformVintage #ad - The Age of Reform #ad - The age of reform searches out the moral and emotional motives of the reformers the myths and dreams in which they believed, and the realities with which they had to compromise. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Non-Fiction. This book is a landmark in American political thought. Preeminent richard hofstadter examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from 1890 to 1940 with startling and stimulating results.
An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United StatesDover Publications #ad - Regnery Publishing. In this famous study, the author turned the hagiography of many earlier American historians on its head. Unlike those writers, who had stressed idealistic impulses as factors determining the structure of the American government, Beard questioned the Founding Fathers' motivations in drafting the Constitution and viewed the results as a product of economic self-interest.
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Ideas Have Consequences: Expanded EditionUniversity of Chicago Press #ad - And, as decades ago, today, the remedy lies in the renewed acceptance of absolute reality and the recognition that ideas—like actions—have consequences. Widely read and debated at the time of its first publication, the book is now seen asone of the foundational texts of the modern conservative movement.
But weaver also offers a realistic remedy. These difficulties are the product not of necessity, but of intelligent choice. In its pages, Richard M. This expanded edition of the classic work contains a foreword by New Criterion editor Roger Kimball that offers insight into the rich intellectual and historical contexts of Weaver and his work and an afterword by Ted J.
Ideas Have Consequences: Expanded Edition #ad - Originally published in 1948, at the height of post–world War II optimism and confidence in collective security, Ideas Have Consequences uses “words hard as cannonballs” to present an unsparing diagnosis of the ills of the modern age. Smith iii that relates the remarkable story of the book’s writing and publication.
Weaver argues that the decline of Western civilization resulted from the rising acceptance of relativism over absolute reality. Regnery Publishing. In spite of increased knowledge, this retreat from the realist intellectual tradition has weakened the Western capacity to reason, with catastrophic consequences for social order and individual rights.
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The Era of Reconstruction 1865-1877 #ad - Albert castel, Western Michigan University Regnery Publishing. Used book in Good Condition. Refuting former schools of thought, stampp challenges the notions that slavery was somehow just a benign aspect of Southern culture, and how the failures during the reconstruction period created a ripple effect that is still seen today.
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The powerful relevance of williams’s interpretation to world politics has only been strengthened by recent events in Central Asia and the Persian Gulf. Williams allows us to see that the interests and beliefs that once sent American troops into Texas and California, or Latin America and East Asia, also propelled American forces into Iraq.
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Does the Frontier Experience Make America Exceptional? Historians at WorkBedford/St. Martin's #ad - Regnery Publishing. Does the frontier experience make america exceptional? When Frederick Jackson Turner presented this idea in 1893 as the core of his now-famous thesis, he set in motion a debate that historians of the American West have contended with ever since. The last selection looks forward, asking what Turner's ideas mean for America as we head into the twenty-first century.
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The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West #ad - Condition: New. 28 illustrations Regnery Publishing. But in fact, the west has a history grounded primarily in economic reality; in hardheaded questions of profit, competition, Patricia Nelson Limerick argues, loss, and consolidation. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! . Here she interprets the stories and the characters in a new way: the trappers, cowboys, traders, Indians, and sheriffs of the Old West "meant business" in more ways than one, oilmen, farmers, and their descendents mean business today.
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