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  1. Bertrand de Jouvenel

    Bertrand de Jouvenel

    By Daniel J. Mahoney

    Regular Price: $15.00

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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 (1903–87) 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.

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  2. Edmund Burke:  A Genius Reconsidered

    Edmund Burke: A Genius Reconsidered

    Written by Russell Kirk, foreword by Roger Scruton

    Regular Price: $22.00

    Special Price $11.00

    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.

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  3. Eric Voegelin

    Eric Voegelin

    By Michael P. Federici

    Regular Price: $14.95

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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 imposing—and most impressive—philosophical minds.

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  4. Gleanings from an Unplanned Life

    Gleanings from an Unplanned Life

    by James L. Buckley

    Regular Price: $25.00

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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."
    Michael Novak

    "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 Review

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  5. Great Contemporaries

    Great Contemporaries

    By Winston S. Churchill, edited and with a new introduction by James W. Muller

    Regular Price: $22.00

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    What makes a great leader? Let one of history’s greatest statesmen tell you.

    Winston Churchill, winner of the the Nobel Prize in Literature, reveals the secrets of leadership in his marvelous profiles of the giants of his age.

    “By far the most important, thoughtful edition of Churchill’s famous personality sketches ever published . . . The indispensable ‘desert island’ text for any marooned Churchillian.”
    Finest Hour

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  6. If Not Us, Who?

    If Not Us, Who?

    Written by David B. Frisk

    Regular Price: $34.95

    Special Price $17.00

    If Not Us, Who? is both the story of an architect of the modern conservative movement and a colorful journey through a half century of high-level politics.

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  7. James Burnham and the Struggle for the World

    James Burnham and the Struggle for the World

    Written by Daniel Kelly, foreword by Richard Brookhiser

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $14.98

    James Burnham (1905-1987) was one of the most influential anticommunist figures of the Cold War era, as Daniel Kelly's fascinating biography makes clear.

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  8. Ludwig von Mises

    Ludwig von Mises

    By Israel M. Kirzner

    Regular Price: $14.95

    Special Price $7.00

    In this thorough yet concise introduction to Mises' life, economics, and influence, Kirzner (a former student of Mises and an influential free-market economist himself) traces the key elements of Mises' life, explains his core contributions to economic theory, and assesses his impact on twentieth century economics and political thought.

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  9. Miss Betsey

    Miss Betsey

    By Eugene D. Genovese

    Regular Price: $25.00

    Special Price $12.50

    "We hear a lot of grim reports about marriage these days, and a lot of vapid cheerleading. This memoir is neither, and it brings good news. It would make a fine gift for a bookish young couple just starting a lifetime together, or an old pair looking back with gratitude."
    Christianity Today

    "Genovese's book takes a measured look at academia---that wondrous world of flexible schedules, professional autonomy, travel opportunities, job security, innumeralbe perks, and prestige---instructive to individuals distanced from the ivory tower."
    New Oxford Review

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  10. Principles and Heresies

    Principles and Heresies

    Written by Kevin J. Smant, foreword by M. Stanton Evans

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Special Price $14.98

    Smant demonstrates Meyer's vital role in channeling disparate forces and personalities toward the creation of a unified conservative political movement.

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  11. Republican Leader

    Republican Leader

    By John David Dyche

    Regular Price: $18.00

    Special Price $5.00

    "Mitch McConnell, as Republican leader in the Senate, is now one of the most important political figures in Washington and may be the most influential Kentuckian in national affairs since Henry Clay. This raises a question: how did this cautious, soft-spoken, but very shrewd conservative get there? It’s a great story and John David Dyche tells it brilliantly. Republican Leader is enormously engaging, insightful, and fun to read."
    Fred Barnes, Weekly Standard

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  12. Robert Nisbet

    Robert Nisbet

    By Brad Lowell Stone

    Regular Price: $14.95

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    This is the only book-length intellectual treatment of sociologist Robert Nisbet (1913-1996), and it is written by one of the country's leading authorities on his life and work, Brad Lowell Stone

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  13. Scenes from an Afterlife

    Scenes from an Afterlife

    By John Rodden

    Regular Price: $25.00

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    A masterful and wide-ranging account of the impact and appropriation of George Orwell and his ideas since his death in 1950. Learn More
  14. Whittaker Chambers

    Whittaker Chambers

    By Richard M. Reinsch II

    Regular Price: $24.95

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    As Richard Reinsch reminds us in the latest volume in ISI Books' acclaimed Library of Modern Thinkers, Chambers was more than just a government informant; he was a profoundly important thinker who grappled with the nature of modern man’s predicaments.

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  15. Wilhelm Röpke

    Wilhelm Röpke

    By John Zmirak

    Regular Price: $14.95

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    John Zmirak's introduction to the life and work of Wilhelm Röpke, written with the touch of an accomplished writer and journalist, weaves an analysis of Röpke's economic and social philosophy around the story of the momentous events in which Röpke took part and helped shape. 

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