Winter Bookman

The new Winter 2008 edition of the University Bookman is now available online. It is a special edition featuring an assessment of the work and legacy of Russell Kirk on the fifteenth anniversary of his death. Subscribe...

Books in Little

Thomas E. Woods, Jr., How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization (Regnery Publishing, Inc., 289 pp.) Most standard surveys of Western civilization tend to treat superficially, if they treat at all, the period of history stretching from the fall of the Roman...
A Patron Saint of Teachers

A Patron Saint of Teachers

On Essays and Letters “Your total ignorance of that which you profess to teach merits the death penalty. I doubt whether you would know that St. Cassian of Imola was stabbed to death by his students with their styli. His death, a martyr’s honorable one, made him a...

A Formidable Conservative Mind

Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction by Thomas K. McCraw. Belknap Press (Cambridge, Mass.) 736 pp., $35 cloth, 2007 By the middle of the eighteenth century, writes Joseph Alois Schumpeter in his History of Economic Analysis, “the time of...
Six Honest Serving-Men

Six Honest Serving-Men

The Information-Literate Historian: A Guide to Research for History Students by Jenny L. Presnell. Oxford University Press (New York City) 256 pp., $17.95 paper 2006 I keep six honest serving-men (They taught me all I knew); Their names are What and Why and When And...

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