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The neoconservative persuasion : selected essays, 1942-2009

Author: Irving Kristol; Gertrude Himmelfarb
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Irving Kristol, the "godfather" of neoconservatism and one of our most important public intellectuals, played an influential role in development of American intellectual and political culture over past half century. These essays, many hard to find and reprinted here for the first time since their initial appearance, are a survey of intellectual development of one of the progenitors of neoconservatism. Kristol wrote  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irving Kristol; Gertrude Himmelfarb
ISBN: 9780465022236 0465022235 9780465061914 0465061915 9780465023332 0465023339
OCLC Number: 663459838
Description: xix, 390 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: In the beginning ... : enquiry --
Ancients and moderns --
Democracy in America --
The culture and counterculture --
Capitalism, conservatism, and neoconservatism --
Foreign policy and ideology --
Judaism and Christianity --
Responsibility: Irving Kristol ; edited by Gertrude Himmelfarb ; foreword by William Kristol.


From the late founder of neoconservatism, a wide-ranging collection of his best writings  Read more...


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"A remarkable introduction to one of the few people who actually liked being called a neoconservative... The Neoconservative Persuasion merits celebration... [A] wonderful book." -James Q. Wilson, Read more...

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