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Conservative Thinkers: From John Adams to Winston Churchill

Conservative Thinkers From John Adams to Winston Churchill Across America today conservatism is being hotly debated both across the political spectrum and within the conservative movement itself Much of the public debate is without definition or historical c

  • Title: Conservative Thinkers: From John Adams to Winston Churchill
  • Author: Peter Viereck
  • ISBN: 9781412805261
  • Page: 123
  • Format: Paperback
  • Across America today, conservatism is being hotly debated both across the political spectrum and within the conservative movement itself Much of the public debate is without definition or historical context This history of conservatism by renowned historian, social critic, and poet Peter Viereck aims to meet the need for a concise, balanced picture of conservative thoughAcross America today, conservatism is being hotly debated both across the political spectrum and within the conservative movement itself Much of the public debate is without definition or historical context This history of conservatism by renowned historian, social critic, and poet Peter Viereck aims to meet the need for a concise, balanced picture of conservative thought in all its different shadings and cultural contexts.

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    About "Peter Viereck"

    1. Peter Viereck

      Peter Robert Edwin Viereck August 5, 1916 May 13, 2006 , was an American poet and political thinker, as well as a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College for five decades.Viereck was born in New York, the son of George Sylvester Viereck He received his B.A summa cum laude in history in 1937 from Harvard University He then specialized in European history, receiving his M.A in 1939 and his Ph.D in 1942 in history, again from Harvard.Viereck was prolific in his writing, publishing much since 1938 He was a respected poet, who published numerous poetry collections In addition, a number of his poems were first published in Poetry Magazine His collection of poetry, Terror and Decorum, won the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry Author of Metapolitics 1941 and Archer in the marrow, c1984 Biog resource center Contemp authors , Oct 7, 2005 Peter Robert Edwin Viereck b Aug 5, 1916, New York, N.Y Harvard University, Ph D 1942 William R Kenan Chair of History, Mount Holyoke College, 1979 Biog resource center Contemp authors , May 17, 2006 Peter Robert Edwin Viereck b Aug 5, 1916, New York, N.Y Harvard University, Ph D 1942 William R Kenan Chair of History, Mount Holyoke College, 1979 New York times WWW site, May 19, 2006 Peter Viereck Peter Robert Edwin Viereck b Aug 5, 1916, Manhattan d Saturday May 13, 2006 , South Hadley, Mass aged 89 noted historian, Pulitzer Prize winning poet, and founder of the mid 20th century American conservative movement who later denounced what he saw as its late 20th century excesses LC database, May 19, 2006 b hdg Viereck, Peter Robert Edwin, 1916 usage Peter Viereck predominant form , Peter Robert Edwin Viereck

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    1. This book offers a quick yet comprehensive review of almost all the important conservative thinkers of the modern world.


    2. Viereck's book is a collection of various Conservative thinkers from the time of the French Revolution and late 18th Century to the 20th Century in an attempt to identify the various strains of Conservative thought. Although he uses at times rather clunky academic terms such as "Evolutionist Conservatives" like Burke who believe that society should change, but at a slow and prudent pace, with "Ottantottist" Reactionaries who seek to preserve the Status Quo of the Ancien Regime that dominated Eur [...]


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