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Volume 43, Number 1 (Fall 2003)

Contents

Review 29 March 2007
Vile Bodies
a review by 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
On Not Thinking in Slogans
a review by 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
A Touchstone of Eloquence and Wisdom
a review by 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
The Reserved Powers of the Tenth Amendment
a review by 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
book cover Decline and Fall
a review by Thomas F. Bertonneau
At the End of an Age by John Lukacs. Yale University Press (New Haven, Connecticut), 240pp., $22.95 cloth, 2002.
Essay 29 March 2007
Ernest van den Haag (1914–2002)
by George H. Nash
In Memoriam
Review 29 March 2007
The Virgin and the Dynamo
a review by 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.
Best of the Bookman 26 February 2012
book cover Outposts of Culture
by Gerald J. Russello
The Criterion: Cultural Politics and Periodical Networks in Inter-War Britain by Jason Harding. Oxford University Press (New York, New York) 250 pp., $55.00 cloth, 2002.

Also in this Issue

Editors’ Note | 3

Shall These Bones Live?

buckley’s “eternal verities” | 14

Let Us Talk of Many Things: The Collected Speeches,
by William F. Buckley Jr.
reviewed by William F. Meehan III

On Essays and Letters | 46

“The One Good Thing to Do with Money”
by James V. Schall, S.J.

REFLECTIONS
The Newsletter of the Edmund Burke Society

Editorial: the quotable burke | 49

Essay:

The uses of Burke’s youthful writings | 51
by Steven P. Millies

Essay:

Edmund Burke: Christian Statesman | 57 (read this essay)
by Francis Canavan, S.J.

Review:

The Principles of True Politics | 59 (read this review)
A Moral Enterprise: Essays in Honor of Francis Canavan
reviewed by Ian Crowe

Review:

A Giddy Harbinger of Madness | 61
The Last Alchemist by Iain McCalman
reviewed by Stephen Holt

A poor man, if he has dignity, honesty, the respect of his neighbors, a realization of his duties, a love of the wisdom of his ancestors, and possibly some taste for knowledge or beauty, is rich in the unbought grace of life.

Russell Kirk

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