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Roots Of American Order
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Roots Of American Order (Paperback)

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What holds America together? In this classic work, Russell Kirk describes the beliefs and institutions that have nurtured the American soul and commonwealth. Beginning with the Hebrew prophets, Kirk examines in dramatic fashion the sources of American order. His analytical narrative might be called "a tale of five cities": Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and Philadelphia. For an understanding of the significance of America at the dawn of a new century, Russell Kirk's masterpiece on the history of American civilization is unsurpassable. This edition includes a new foreword by the distinguished historian Forrest McDonald.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesConstitution: government & the stateHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: ISI Books Publication Date: 30/07/2003 ISBN-13: 9781882926992  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Russel Kirk (1918-1994) is widely regarded as one of the principal architects of the p ostwar conservative intellectual movement. A columnist, essayist, novelist, historian, and critic, Kirk's best known work is the Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot.

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