Subject: History

American Heritage: A Reader By Hillsdale College History Faculty
882 pages | ISBN 978-0-916308-28-5
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American Heritage: A Reader

The Hillsdale College History Faculty painstakingly assembled American Heritage: A Reader in order to provide its own students with a true liberal arts education grounded in the American tradition. This comprehensive collection will provide readers both inside and outside the classroom with a traditional educational experience that enlarges and ennobles the mind.

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American Thrift: A Reader By David Blankenhorn
352 pages | ISBN 978-1-931764-42-1 978-1-931764-43-8
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American Thrift: A Reader

“Now is the time to recover thrift as an ethic and revive it as a practice.”– David Blankenhorn, American Thrift: A Reader The Institute for American Values began its work on thrift-—the ethic of wise use—-in 2004, when they were invited to partner with the John Templeton Foundation in a […]

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An Evening with <em>National Review</em>: Some Memorable Articles from the First Five Years By Dorothy Sayers, Gary Wills, James Jackson Kilpatrick, Priscilla L. Buckley, Russell Kirk, Whittaker Chambers and William F. Buckley
112 pages | ISBN 978-0-9758998-4-7
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An Evening with National Review: Some Memorable Articles from the First Five Years

First published in 1960 to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Bill Buckley’s brash, consequential magazine of opinion, An Evening with National Review: Some Memorable Articles from the First Five Years is republished, in its exact form, for the enjoyment of today’s conservatives, who can see why the great writers who made National Review their journalistic home in the late 1950s remain worthwhile, entertaining, and timeless.

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Educating for Liberty: The Best of <em>Imprimis</em>, 1972–2002 By Douglas A. Jeffrey
330 pages | ISBN 978-0-916308-55-1
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Educating for Liberty: The Best of Imprimis, 1972–2002

This volume includes thirty speeches from the first three decades of Imprimis, the national speech digest of Hillsdale College. Authors include Russell Kirk, Ronald Reagan, George Gilder, Malcolm Muggeridge, Michael Novak, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, and Margaret Thatcher, among others.

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Government Is the Problem: Memoirs of Ronald Reagan’s Welfare Reformer By Robert B. Carleson
186 pages | ISBN 978-0-978650-23-0
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Government Is the Problem: Memoirs of Ronald Reagan’s Welfare Reformer

Government Is the Problem is the story of a broken welfare system that needed to be fixed, of a great leader named Ronald Reagan who said that it could be fixed, of doubters who said that it could not be fixed, and of the man—Robert B. Carleson—who fixed it. Carleson pioneered the true reform that reversed a growing dependence on the welfare state and moved America away from the ruinous path of income redistribution.

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Isabel of Spain: The Catholic Queen By Warren H. Carroll
393 pages | ISBN 978-0-931888-43-4
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Isabel of Spain: The Catholic Queen

One of the most powerful and compelling figures of all history, Isabel of Spain was a force with which to be reckoned and should rightfully eclipse the better-known Elizabeth of England, both as a woman and as a national leader. The first full scholarly biography of Queen Isabel in English for nearly seventy five years, Isabel of Spain is extensively annotated and eminently readable.

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Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education By Larry P. Arnn
117 pages | ISBN 978-0-916308-00-1
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Liberty and Learning: The Evolution of American Education

Larry P. Arnn, the President of Hillsdale College, traces the history of education from the founding of the U.S. Office of Education (based on the Prussian system) in 1869 to the Higher Education Act of 1965 and its subsequent reauthorizations, to contemporary legislation.

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One of Freedom’s Finest Hours: Statesmanship and Soldiership in World War II By Larry P. Arnn
159 pages | ISBN 978-0-916308-57-5
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One of Freedom’s Finest Hours: Statesmanship and Soldiership in World War II

World War II is one of those rare events in history whose retelling will forever guide us toward a deeper understanding of freedom and tyranny; honor and infamy; the roles of prudence, folly, and chance in human affairs; and man’s capacity for courage, endurance, and sacrifice.

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Return to Charity?: Philanthropy and the Welfare State By Martin Morse Wooster
63 pages | ISBN 978-1-892934-05-5
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Return to Charity?: Philanthropy and the Welfare State

Return to Charity?: Philanthropy and the Welfare State, by Martin Morse Wooster, clearly explains how the Victorian idea of charity for the poor was replaced by twentieth century social concepts of poverty and social welfare, which culminated in the “Great Society” welfare entitlement programs of the 196os.

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Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson By Bradley J. Birzer
300 pages | ISBN 978-0-931888-86-1
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Sanctifying the World: The Augustinian Life and Mind of Christopher Dawson

English historian and Christian humanist Christopher Dawson stood at the very center of the Catholic literary and intellectual revival in the four decades preceding Vatican II. One can find his influence throughout the twentieth-century Catholic Right. Poet and social critic T. S. Eliot considered him the foremost thinker of his generation, and the founder of American conservatism, Russell Kirk, wrote that he had been “saturated in Dawsonian historical studies [and] my own books reflect Dawson’s concepts.”

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