Rick Atkinson's Revolutionary War trilogy looks fair to become the standard account of the war that brought the American Republic into being.
The contributions of America’s original populists were overshadowed by the brilliant response of their adversaries.
Neither Locke's Second Treatise nor the Declaration of Independence offers a complete key to grasping the scope of the American mind.
Regarding marijuana’s legal status, America is now a house divided. Can this house divided stand much longer?
In a time of increasing public dissatisfaction with America’s colleges and universities, Richard Vedder’s new book may yet show future statesmen how best to restore these institutions to their proper place.
The much-maligned notion of assimilation—to the new “white majority” culture—will eventually be the order of the day.
America's rhetoric problem reflects a wider cultural malaise.
If we avoid mining his plays for punditry and sloganeering, the Bard may help us find answers to our own questions.
Trying to reconcile Burke’s apparent inconsistencies, let alone trying to harmonize him with Lincoln on a theoretical level, is a mistaken enterprise.
To write history as cold-blooded as Hobsbawm did is to consign humanity to perdition.
Clark’s attempt to draw a parallel between the breakdown of the German state after World War I and the crackup of the 21st-century liberal order fails in both concept and narrative.