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Review 15 May 2007
A Case for Insular History
William Anthony Hay
The Discovery of Islands by J. G. A. Pocock. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge), 358 pp., $75.00, 2006.
Review 15 May 2007
A Stubborn Ideology
William Gould
Separation of Church and State by Philip Hamburger. Harvard University Press (Cambridge), 528 pp., $59.95 cloth, 2002.
Review 14 May 2007
Protestantism and the Western Legal Tradition
Bruce Frohnen
Law and Revolution, II: The Impact of the Protestant Reformation on the Western Legal Tradition by Harold J. Berman. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (Cambridge), 522 pp., $55.00 cloth, 2003 (originally published in 1983); 544 pp., $22.95 paper, 2006.
Review 14 May 2007
Let Us Walk in the Light of the Lord
Robert C. Cheeks
Peace in the Promised Land: A Realist Scenario edited by Srdja Trifkovic. Rockford Institute (Rockford, Illinois) 368 pp., $29.95 paper, 2005.
Review 14 May 2007
Musharraf’s Tempest
David Campion
Pakistan: Eye of the Storm by Owen Bennett Jones. Yale University Press (New Haven, Connecticut), xxx + 328 pp., second edition, $17.00/£10.99 paper, 2003.
Essay 14 May 2007
Red Mist
Thomas F. Bertonneau
How Small Presses Rescue Classic Genre Writers from Oblivion
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
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.

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The twentieth-century conservative is concerned, first of all, with the regeneration of the spirit and character—with the perennial problem of the inner order of the soul, the restoration of the ethical understanding, and the religious sanction upon which any life worth living is founded. This is conservatism at the highest.

Russell Kirk

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