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|Title: American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia / Digital original - eBook|
By: Bruce Frohnen, Jeremy Beer, Nelson O. Jeffrey
Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Intercollegiate Studies Institute
|Publication Date: 2014|
Stock No: WW65245EB
American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia is the first comprehensive reference volume to cover what is surely the most influential political and intellectual movement of the past half century. More than fifteen years in the makingand more than half a million words in lengththis informative and entertaining encyclopedia contains substantive entries on those persons, events, organizations, and concepts of major importance to postwar American conservatism. Its contributors include iconic patriarchs of the conservative and libertarian movements, celebrated scholars, well-known authors, and influential movement activists and leaders.
Ranging from "abortion" to "Zoll, Donald Atwell," and written from viewpoints as various as those which have informed the postwar conservative movement itself, the encyclopedias more than 600 entries will orient readers of all kinds to the people and ideas that have given shape to contemporary American conservatism. This long-awaited volume is not to be missed.
"The strong and interlocking entries found in this encyclopedia will make it of great value to all who are interested in American conservatism." Journal of Social History
"No conservativeindeed, no student of American history and politicscan do without this excellent volume." Terry Eastland, The Weekly Standard
"An excellent source of information and insight, American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia is the mirror image of my own Encyclopedia of the American Left, destined to fascinate, inform, and enrage, neither doctrinaire nor long-winded but well-written and entertaining." Paul Buhle, Brown University
"This volume is an enormously ambitious undertaking which succeeds mightily. At once both authoritative and provocative, American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia is an indispensable reference for conservatives and those who seek to understand them." Jonah Goldberg, National Review Online
"This is a splendid, and comprehensive, gathering of titles, ideas, people, trends, events, and organizations that comprise the history of American conservatism, no matter how you define it." The Weekly Standard
"A wonderful resource with many virtues, and should be owned by every serious and inquisitive conservative." Claremont Review of Books
"A marvelous miscellany . . . Great browsing territory." The Wall Street Journal
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