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Winter 2012

Contents

The Classics Revisited 8 January 2012
book cover Witness over Sixty Years
by James E. Person Jr.
Witness by Whittaker Chambers (Random House, 1952)
Review 8 January 2012
book cover Political Correctness and the War Against Authority
a review by A. W. R. Hawkins
Society Against Itself: Political Correctness and Organizational Self-Destruction by Howard S. Schwartz, Karnac Books, 2010. Paper, 240 pp.
Review 15 January 2012
book cover The Empire Goes Overboard
a review by Michael J. Ard
Defiance of the Patriots: The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America by Benjamin L. Carp, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010, Cloth, 328 pp, $30
Review 22 January 2012
book cover Contingent Conservatism
a review by Derek Turner
The New Politics: Liberal Conservatism or Same Old Tories? by Peter King, Policy Press (Bristol UK), 2011, 156pp, paper, $35.
Review 29 January 2012
book cover On the Matter of Authentic Conservatism and Political Faith
a review by Hunter Baker
From Billy Graham to Sarah Palin: Evangelicals and the Betrayal of American Conservatism. By D. G. Hart. Eerdmans, 2011. 237 pages. $25.
Review 5 February 2012
book cover Humanizing the Social Sciences
a review by Gerald J. Russello
Adventures of an Accidental Sociologist: How to Explain the World Without Becoming a Bore by Peter L. Berger. Prometheus Books, 2011, 264pp, hardcover, $26.
Review 13 February 2012
book cover It’s About the Music
a review by Daniel J. Flynn
Exploring U2: Is This Rock ’n’ Roll? by Scott Calhoun (ed.), Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2012, 276 pp., hardcover, $60.
Review 19 February 2012
book cover The Substance of Nothing
a review by Bruce P. Frohnen
The Agnostic Age: Law, Religion, and the Constitution, by Paul Horwitz. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. 352 pages. $65.
Review 26 February 2012
book cover Eliot Through His Letters
a review by Martin Lockerd
The Letters of T. S. Eliot, Vol. II: 1923–1925 (U.S. Edition) edited by Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton. Yale University Press, 2011. 878 pp. $45.
Review 4 March 2012
book cover Defending the Humane Tradition
a review by Tobias J. Lanz
The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry, edited by Mark T. Mitchell and Nathan Schlueter. ISI Books, 2011. Cloth, 336 pages, $30.
Review 11 March 2012
book cover Undoing the Ties that Bind
a review by A. W. R. Hawkins
Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960–2010 by Charles Murray. New York: Crown Forum, 2012, 416 pp., hardcover, $27.
Review 18 March 2012
book cover Defining the Middle East
a review by Matthew May
The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East. By Walid Phares. Threshold Editions, 2010. Cloth, 400 pages, $26
On Essays and Letters 25 March 2012
On Being a Basel Professor
by James V. Schall, S.J.
On Essays and Letters
Review 25 March 2012
book cover Man, Proud Man
a review by Christopher O. Blum
Liberalism: A Counter-History by Domenico Losurdo, translated by Gregory Elliott. London and New York: Verso Books, 2011. Pages viii+375. $35.

Imagination it is that shapes society—moral imagination, or idyllic imagination, or diabolic imagination.

Russell Kirk

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