Volume VI, Number 3, Summer 2006
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Business as Usual
Patrick J. Garrity: The Long Twilight StruggleJohn Lewis Gaddis's evolving history of the Cold War.
Andrew E. Busch: After Compassionate ConservatismTo win in 2006 and beyond, Republicans need to recover their standing as the party of limited government.
Michael M. Uhlmann: The Supreme Court v. the Constitution of the United States of AmericaWhy the Court thinks it is above the law.
James R. Stoner, Jr.: Constitutional ResistanceAmericans have saved their Constitution from the Court before.
Jeremy Rabkin: Books in Brief
Reviews of Books
Douglas A. Jeffrey: Soft in the MiddleA review of Crunchy Cons: How Birkenstocked Burkeans, gun-loving organic gardeners, evangelical free-range farmers, hip homeschooling mamas, right-wing nature lovers, and their diverse tribe of countercultural conservatives plan to save America (or at least the Republican Party), by Rod Dreher
Allen C. Guelzo: Good Democrats and Bad DemocratsA review of The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln, by Sean Wilentz
Bruce S. Thornton: New World, Old MythsA review of 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, by Charles C. Mann
Peter S. Onuf: Redefining the RevolutionA review of The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America, by Gary B. Nash.
David F. Forte: Regime ChangeA review of The Failure of the Founding Fathers: Jefferson, Marshall, and the Rise of Presidential Democracy, by Bruce Ackerman
E. Christian Kopff: Battlewise HistoryA review of A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, by Victor Davis Hanson
R. Shep Melnick: Reading, Writing, and ReformA review of Education Myths: What Special Interest Groups Want You to Believe About Our Schools—And Why It Isn't So, by Jay P. Greene, with Greg Forster and Marcus A. Winters
John S. Gardner: Between East and WestA review of Sons of the Conquerors: The Rise of the Turkic World, by Hugh Pope
Eva Brann: Plato's Impossible PolityA review of Plato's Republic: A Study, by Stanley Rosen
Dorothea Israel Wolfson: Let Sleeping Beauties LieA review of The Norton Anthology of Children's Literature: The Traditions in English, edited by Jack Zipes, Lissa Paul, Lynne Vallone, Peter Hunt, and Gillian Avery
James G. Basker: Man of LettersA review of Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr Johnson's Dictionary, by Henry Hitchings
Peter Berkowitz: When Liberalism Was YoungA review of John Stuart Mill: A Biography, by Nicholas Capaldi.
Peter Augustine Lawler: Where's the Love?A review of American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville, by Bernard-Henri Lévy, translated by Charlotte Mandell
Edward J. Erler: Hedging AllegianceA review of True Faith and Allegiance: Immigration and American Civic Nationalism, by Noah Pickus
Peter C. Myers: An American HeroA review of Frederick Douglass and the Fourth of July, by James A. Colaiaco
David K. Nichols: Magnanimous HistoryA review of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Michael Barone: The Year Liberalism DiedA review of Reagan's Victory: The Presidential Election of 1980 and the Rise of the Right, by Andrew E. Busch
John B. Kienker: Good-Government ConservatismA review of Getting America Right: The True Conservative Values Our Nation Needs Today, by Edwin J. Feulner and Doug Wilson
Ross Terrill: The Bad Man School of HistoryA review of Mao: The Unknown Story, by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
Martha Bayles: Uncaptive MindThe films of Krysztof Kielowski.
Mark Helprin: Migrant Thoughts