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The Classics Revisited

A column from James E. Person, Jr. that helps familiarize busy readers with recognized classics and other books important to the conservative intellectual tradition.

Witness over Sixty Years Winter 2012
Bottom Rail on Top Summer 2011
Conservation as a Conservative Concern Spring 2011
Five Faces of Death Winter 2011

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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In honor of the great historian John Lukacs, who turns ninety in 2014, we are delighted to announce publication of the first e-book from the University Bookman. The Bookman on John Lukacs features essays and reviews by and about Lukacs gathered from fifty years of our archives. This convenient collection of scholarship is available as a Kindle edition from Amazon.com. (15 Feb 2014)

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