The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945

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Open Road Media, Apr 8, 2014 - Political Science - 490 pages
First published in 1976, and revised in 1996, George H. Nash’s celebrated history of the postwar conservative intellectual movement has become the unquestioned standard in the field. This new edition, published in commemoration of the volume’s thirtieth anniversary, includes a new preface by Nash and will continue to instruct anyone interested in how today’s conservative movement was born.


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The Recovery of Tradition and Values
Nightmare in
The Quest for Philosophical Order
What is Conservatism in America? The Straussians Willmoore Kendall and the Virtuous People
Years of Preparation
Things Fall Apart
Can the Vital Center Hold?
The Age of Reagan and Beyond
Interviews and Correspondence
Bibliographical Postscript

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George H. Nash graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College and received his doctorate in history from Harvard University. He writes and lectures frequently about American conservatism. He is also the author of a three-volume life of Herbert Hoover.


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