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“As fine an example of modern book craft as I have seen and it tells the story of Gerhart and Lucie Niemeyer . . . This volume [is] so successful in recalling [Gerhart Niemeyer’s] life and career.”Learn More
—William F. Buckley Jr.
Edited by Gary L. Gregg II, Mark David Hall
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The latest entry in ISI Books’ Lives of the Founders series, America’s Forgotten Founders will completely reshape your understanding of America’s founding generation.Learn More
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Special Price $20.00“Birzer rightly presents [Charles] Carroll as the proper object of deep interest and admiration.” —First Things
This fascinating new biography rescues American Founder Charles Carroll of Carrollton from unjust neglect, revealing why Founders such as John Adams assumed that Carroll would one day be considered among the greats—and also why history has largely forgotten him.
“Birzer is one of today’s finest biographers. With meticulous scholarship, he places Charles Carroll back on the pedestal from which previous generations of neglectful historians had unceremoniously removed him.” —Joseph Pearce, author of Tolkien: Man and Myth Learn More
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In his effort to detach the indispensable notion of the common good from its historical identification with the more closed, homogeneous, and static societies of the premodern past, the French political philosopher Bertrand de Jouvenel (190387) pointed the way towards a viable "conservative liberalism." So argues Daniel J. Mahoney in this compelling introduction to the life and work of Jouvenel, one of twentieth-century France's most profound philosophers and political essayists.Learn More
Written by Russell Kirk, foreword by Roger Scruton
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In this, the liveliest and most accessible one-volume life of Edmund Burke, Russell Kirk ingeniously combines into a living whole the private and the public Burke. He gives us a fresh assessment of the great statesman, who enjoys even greater influence today than in his own time.Learn More
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Readers intimidated or puzzled by Voegelin's often daunting prose will find Federici's volume, the fourth entry in ISI's Library of Modern Thinkers series, an invaluable guide to one of the twentieth century's most imposingand most impressivephilosophical minds.Learn More
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"You have never read a book like this . . . A warm, often wryly funny, wonderfully illuminating tale about one of the most remarkable families of the last century."
"Buckley, in a distinctive way, tells his story and keeps alive the family tradition for introducing wit in one's narrative, and for acknowledging, with extraordinary gentility, the views of others who come to different conclusions." —National ReviewLearn More