Volume XIII, Number 3, Summer 2013
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Hello, Berlin!
Christopher DeMuth: The Bucks Start HereThe administrative state doesn't go broke by accident.
Richard Samuelson: The Genius of American CitizenshipAs America becomes less exceptional, so may its immigrants.
Stanley Kurtz: Theory of EvolutionIt's not just Islam holding back democracy in the Middle East.
Allen C. Guelzo: A New Birth of FreedomThe Gettysburg Address at 150.
Algis Valiunas: History as LiteratureW.H. Prescott's grand account of the bloody Spanish Empire
Reviews of Books
Michael S. Greve: Not Originally IntendedA review of Creating the Administrative Constitution: The Lost One Hundred Years of American Administrative Law (Yale Law Library Series in Legal History and Reference), by Jerry L. Mashaw
Ramesh Ponnuru: Moderation in the Defense of LibertyA review of Constitutional Conservatism: Liberty, Self-Government, and Political Moderation (Hoover Institution Press Publication), by Peter Berkowitz
Brian Callanan: When Nudge Comes to ShoveA review of Simpler: The Future of Government, by Cass Sunstein
Jeffrey H. Anderson: Up From ObamacareA review of The Pipes Plan: The Top Ten Ways to Dismantle Obamacare, by Sally C. Pipes and Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis (Independent Studies in Political Economy), by John C. Goodman
Hadley Arkes: When a Man Loves a WomanA review of What Is Marriage?: Man and Woman: A Defense, by Robert George, Ryan Anderson, and Sherif Girgis
Robert R. Reilly: Arab WinterA review of Spring Fever: The Illusion of Islamic Democracy, by Andrew C. McCarthy and Sharia versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism by Andrew G. Bostom
Hillel Fradkin: To Rule the WorldA review of In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire, by Tom Holland
Michael Burlingame: The Great EmancipationA review of Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865, by James Oakes
Michael Barone: Errand in the WildernessA review of The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America—The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675 (Vintage), by Bernard Bailyn
Daniel Walker Howe: Green HistoryA review of Republic of Nature (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books), by Mark Fiege
Peter S. Onuf: Exceptionalism and its DiscontentsA review of In Search of Monsters to Destroy? American Foreign Policy, Revolution, and Regime Change, 1776-1900, by Patrick J. Garrity
Jeremy Rabkin: Taking Globalism Seriously—Or NotA review of Governing the World: The History of an Idea, by Mark Mazower
Thomas A. Bruscino, Jr.: On the Firing LineA review of The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today, by Thomas E. Ricks
Mackubin Thomas Owens: For God and CountryA review of Sword of the Spirit, Shield of Faith: Religion in American War and Diplomacy, by Andrew Preston
Douglas Kries: Test of FaithA review of The First Thousand Years: A Global History of Christianity, by Robert Louis Wilken
William Voegeli: Poet of the Playing FieldA review of American Pastimes: The Very Best of Red Smith (The Library of America), by Daniel Okrent
Matthew Continetti: Homeland InsecurityA review of The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture: Liberty vs. Authority in American Film and TV, Paul A. Cantor
Martha Bayles: What Makes Gatsby Great?Don't ask Hollywood.
Mark Helprin: Israel Lets Down Its Guard
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