Volume VIII, Number 3, Summer 2008
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: A Righteous Wind
William Voegeli: Civil Rights and the Conservative MovementWhat the Right got wrong—and right.
Mark Helprin: Rich Country, Strong ArmsWe ignore China's grand strategy at our peril.
Wendy E. Long: Bearing WitnessThe life and character of Clarence Thomas.
Reviews of Books
Joseph Tartakovsky: Man of a Thousand FacesA review of Homer’s The Iliad and The Odyssey: A Biography, by Alberto Manguel
Algis Valiunas: The Critic Who Sometimes ExistsA review of Edmund Wilson: Literary Essays and Reviews of the 1920s & 30s
and Edmund Wilson: Literary Essays and Reviews of the 1930s & 40s, by Edmund Wilson
George Thomas: First ThingsA review of Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment, by Anthony Lewis
and Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America's Tradition of Religious Equality, by Martha Nussbaum
James R. Stoner, Jr.: Our Robed RulersA review of Political Foundations of Judicial Supremacy: The Presidency, the Supreme Court, and Constitutional Leadership in U.S. History (Princeton Studies in American Politics), by Keith E. Whittington`
Thomas E. Schneider: City on a HillA review of Christianity and American Democracy , by Hugh Heclo
Amity Shlaes: Will the Real Liberal Please Stand Up?A review of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America's Politics and Culture, by Brink Lindsey
Paul A. Rahe: The Great and the GoodA review of The Case for Greatness: Honorable Ambition and Its Critics, by Rober Faulkner
John J. Pitney, Jr.: Nixon's the OneA review of Richard M. Nixon: A Life in Full, by Conrad Black
Christopher Levenick: What Howe Hath WroughtA review of What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848, by Daniel Walker Howe
Ralph Ketcham: A Bright and Active BoyA review of The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin , by Lorraine Smith Pangle
Lesley Herrmann: Puritans and CavaliersA review of by Leo Tolstoy, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Allen C. Guelzo: Washing Mud from MarbleA review of Vindicating Lincoln: Defending the Politics of Our Greatest President, by Thomas L. Krannawitter
John Fonte: Beyond the Nation StateA review of The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and the Quest for a Global Nation, by Strobe Talbott
and Democracy Without Borders?: Global Challenges to Liberal Democracy, by Marc. F. Plattner
Eva Brann: Yin and YangA review of Dualisms: The Agons of the Modern World, by Ricardo J. Quinones
Martha Bayles: A Monument to AdamsHBO’s John Adams is a brilliant portrait of a great American.
Mark Helprin: Make the Sudan an Offer It Can't Refuse
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