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Editorial 12 April 2007
Editor’s Note: Tiber, Thames, Potomac
Review 29 March 2007
The Virgin and the Dynamo
Joshua P. Hochschild
The Substance of Style: How the Rise of Aesthetic Value Is Remaking Commerce, Culture, and Consciousness by Virginia Postrel. HarperCollins (New York), 237 pp. $24.95 cloth, 2003. The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress by Virginia Postrel. The Free Press (New York), 265 pp. $25.00 cloth, 1998; Touchstone (New York), $13.00 paper, 1999.
Essay 29 March 2007
Ernest van den Haag (1914–2002)
George H. Nash
In Memoriam
Review 29 March 2007
book cover Decline and Fall
Thomas F. Bertonneau
At the End of an Age by John Lukacs. Yale University Press (New Haven, Connecticut), 240pp., $22.95 cloth, 2002.
Review 29 March 2007
The Reserved Powers of the Tenth Amendment
Marshall DeRosa
The Tenth Amendment and State Sovereignty: Constitutional History and Contemporary Issues Edited by Mark R. Killenbeck. Roman & Littlefield and Berkeley Public Policy Press (Lanham, Maryland), 206 pp., $69.00 cloth, $28.95 paper, 2001.
Review 29 March 2007
A Touchstone of Eloquence and Wisdom
James E. Person, Jr.
Creed & Culture: A Touchstone Reader Edited with an introduction by James M. Kushiner. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware), xv + 239 pp., $15.00 paper, 2003.
Review 29 March 2007
On Not Thinking in Slogans
Robert Heineman
The American Cause by Russell Kirk. Edited with a new Introduction by Gleaves Whitney. ISI Books (Wilmington, Delaware), xxii, 169 pp., $13.00 paper, 2002.
Review 29 March 2007
Vile Bodies
John S. Reist, Jr.
USA Today: The Stunning Incoherence of American Civilization by Reid Buckley. P. E. N. Press (North Carolina), 442 pp. + index, $22.95 cloth, 2002.
Review 29 March 2007
The Philosopher Poet
Paul A. Cantor
Of Philosophers and Kings: Political Philosophy in Shakespeare’s Macbeth and King Lear by Leon Harold Craig. University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Canada), 406 pp., $29.95 paper, 2001.
Review 29 March 2007
Behold the Reign of Man!
Thomas F. Bertonneau
Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Toward a Secular Theocracy by Paul Gottfried. University of Missouri Press (Columbia and London) 158 pp., $34.95 cloth, 2002.
Essay 29 March 2007
A Conversation with Joseph Pearce
James E. Person, Jr.
Review 29 March 2007
Conservatives and the Environmental Question
Tobias Lanz
Hard Green: Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists; A Conservative Manifesto by Peter Huber. Basic Books (New York, New York), 224 pp., $15.00 paper, 1999. The Greening of Conservative America by John R. E. Bliese. Westview Press (Boulder, Colorado), 339 pp., $33.00 paper, 2001.
Editorial 29 March 2007
Editor’s Note: Awakening the Moral Imagination
Review 29 March 2007
The Halls of Unlearning
David J. Bobb
The Shadow University: The Betrayal of Liberty on America’s Campuses, by Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate. The Free Press (1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020), 415 pp., $27.50 cloth, 1998.

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