As stated in the CFP for the 2015 S-USIH Conference, submissions must take the form of proposals for full panels. In other words, we will not accept individual paper proposals. With this in mind we would like this post to serve […]
2015 HISTORY OF RECENT SOCIAL SCIENCE (HISRESS) ANNUAL MEETING Harvard University 6-7 June 2015 hisress.org This two-day conference will bring together researchers working on the history of post-World War II social science. It will provide a forum for the latest […]
The committee for the 2015 Conference of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History–Andrew Hartman (Illinois State University), Michael Kimmage (Catholic University), Claire Rydell (Stanford University), and Jonathan Wilson (Syracuse University)—is pleased to announce that the seventh annual S-USIH Conference will […]
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Drew Maciag, Edmund Burke in America: The Contested Career of the Father of Modern Conservatism (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013), 280 pages.
Review by Bradley Baranowski
Hegel in his brief remarks on America called it the “land of the future.”Fittingly, the political tradition often associated with this land is one with little regard for the past: liberalism. In his new book, Edmund Burke in America the historian Drew Maciag takes aim at liberalism’s grip on America’s historical imagination.