Nationalizing Conservatism

Nationalizing Conservatism

Conservatism: A Rediscovery by Yoram Hazony. Regnery Gateway, 2022. Hardcover, 256 pages, $29.99. Reviewed by John G. Grove In the introduction to The Conservative Mind, Russell Kirk defended his choice of Burke as the originator of modern conservatism: “If one...
Scruton Makes His Case

Scruton Makes His Case

Against the Tide: The Best of Roger Scruton’s Columns, Commentaries, and Criticism Edited by Mark Dooley. ‎Bloomsbury Continuum, 2022. Hardcover, 256 pages, $28. Reviewed by John G. Grove How should the conservative respond to a time in which so much seems to be lost?...
Making Tories and Whigs

Making Tories and Whigs

The Persistence of Party: Ideas of Harmonious Discord in Eighteenth-Century Britain by Max Skjönsberg. Cambridge University Press, 2021. Hardcover, 350 pages, $100. Reviewed by John G. Grove The “long” eighteenth century has proven to be one of the most fertile...
The Jeffersonian Judge

The Jeffersonian Judge

Irreconcilable Founders: Spencer Roane, John Marshall, and the Nature of America’s Constitutional Republic By David Johnson. LSU Press, 2021 Hardcover, 256 pages, $45. Reviewed by John Grove There is nothing new under the sun, and that certainly applies to modern-day...
Imagined Americas

Imagined Americas

After Nationalism: Being American in an Age of Division by Samuel Goldman. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021. Hardcover, 208 pages, $24.95. Reviewed by John G. Grove In After Virtue, Alasdair MacIntyre described a world in which moral language had lost all...

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