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Volume 28, Number 3 (Spring 1988)

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Best of the Bookman 11 May 2014
book cover The Problem of Democratic Individualism
by Peter Augustine Lawler
In this item from 1988, Peter Augustine Lawler looks at both Tocqueville and Robert Bellah to illuminate the problem of democratic individualism.
Best of the Bookman 6 December 2015
A Champion of Inherited Culture
by William McCann
The Intemperate Professor and Other Cultural Splenetics, by Russell Kirk. Sherwood Sugden and Company, 1988. 143pp. paper, $7.95.

Real progress consists in the movement of mankind toward the understanding of norms, and toward conformity to norms. Real decadence consists in the movement of mankind away from the understanding of norms, and away from obedience to norms.

Russell Kirk, Enemies of the Permanent Things, 1969

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Francis Sempa reviews The Generals in the Spring 2018 issue of Army History.

Matthew Robare reports for ISI on a recent conference held at Harvard on Christianity and liberalism, featuring Bookman contributor Adrian Vermeule.

Gracy Olmstead in The New York Times on whether localism can save American politics.

Michael Dirda writes on why ancient literature still matters and mentions frequent reviewer and University Bookman guest speaker A. M. Juster.

Grant Havers on George Hawley’s new book on the “alt-right.”

Jesse Merriam has a long review of Stephen Presser’s casebook on the history of law teaching, parts of which first appeared in The University Bookman, in Constitutional Commentary.

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