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Russell Kirk: American Conservative

Bradley J. Birzer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166186
eISBN:
9780813166643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166186.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

An intellectual biography of Russell Kirk (1918–1994), this book offers the first full examination of his life and thought as it developed over the course of the twentieth century. As almost all ... More


History, Historians, and Conservatism in Britain and America: From the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

Reba Soffer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199208111
eISBN:
9780191709210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208111.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book provides a compelling explanation of the contents and substance of conservative ideas, their intentions and consequences, and the historical contexts that contributed to their formulation ... More


Conservative Historians and Social Criticism in America, 1941 through the 1960s

Reba N. Soffer

in History, Historians, and Conservatism in Britain and America: From the Great War to Thatcher and Reagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199208111
eISBN:
9780191709210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208111.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter compares and contrasts American and British post‐Second World War perceptions about nation, historiography, and the role of historians. In America, until the Reagan years, conservative ... More


The Birth of Postwar Conservatism

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A volume edited by Daniel Bell neatly summed up how many academics felt about the vestigial residues of postwar conservatism in 1955. Bell et al. assembled what they believed was a careful and ... More


The New Conservatives: The Cold War and the Making of Conservative Orthodoxy

Peter Kolozi

in Conservatives Against Capitalism: From the Industrial Revolution to Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231166522
eISBN:
9780231544610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166522.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Post World War II conservative thinking witnessed a marked shift in criticism away from capitalism itself and to the state. Cold War conservatives’ anti-communism led many on the right to perceive ... More


Passing the Torch Organizations and Issues 1968–1972

Jonathan M. Schoenwald

in A Time for Choosing: The Rise of Modern American Conservatism

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157260
eISBN:
9780199849390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157260.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

One month after Ronald Reagan's resounding victory in the California Republican primaries, Russell Kirk, perhaps conservatism's leading ideologue, posed the question “New Direction in the U.S.: ... More


Epilogue: Critics of the Instrumental University

Ethan Schrum

in The Instrumental University: Education in Service of the National Agenda after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736643
eISBN:
9781501736650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736643.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The epilogue treats critics of American modernity and the instrumental university, especially the sociologist Robert Nisbet, a University of California faculty member (and sometime administrator) at ... More


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