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Volume 19, Number 3 (Spring 1979)

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Best of the Bookman 6 May 2012
book cover What Is Happening to History?
by John Lukacs
In this 1979 essay, the historian looks at the state of his field. He argues that “Popular interest in history preceded the teaching of history in schools; and there are many reasons to believe that it will survive it too.”

The survival of any culture, or of the material fabric of civilization, requires vigorous imagination and readiness to sacrifice. By dullness and complacency are intellectual and social orders undone.

Russell Kirk

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Dan McCarthy has a review-essay on Patrick Deneen’s Why Liberalism Failed and William Galston’s Anti-Pluralism, newly published at The National Interest.

Titus Techera and Terry Teachout discuss Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.

Allen Mendenhall in the Los Angeles Review of Books on slavery and the Supreme Court.

Crony capitalism: Our friends at The American Conservative are hosting a conference on this topic on June 21, 2018.

Gerald Russello reviews Roger Scruton’s new Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition for National Review.

George Nash gave a lecture on World War I and its legacy.

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