Political and Social Commentary

1. Donald Livingston, ed., Rethinking the American Union for the Twenty-First Century

    A group of contemporary scholars make the case that the United States has grown too big to function as a government of the people under one central authority.

2. Twelve Southerners, I’ll Take My Stand: The South And the Agrarian Tradition

    The classic description of a humane alternative to both industrial capitalism and communism.

3. Herbert Agar and Allen Tate, eds., Who Owns America: A New Declaration of Independence

    Northern and British writers join in the Agrarian philosophy.

4. Richard Weaver, In Defense of Tradition

    More indispensable Weaver historical and philosophical writings.

5. John Taylor of Caroline, An Inquiry into the Principles and Policy of the Government of the United States

    The definitive exposition of Jeffersonian political economy.

6. Clyde N. Wilson, From Union to Empire: Essays in the Jeffersonian Tradition

    A collection of essays on and in the Jeffersonian tradition.

7. Wendell Berry, What Are People For?: Essays

    Essays by America’s foremost environmentalist and spokesman for localism and sustainable agriculture.

8. Walker Percy, Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book

    Philosophical meditations on the present state of the world by a great Southern novelist.