The Review of Books

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June 29, 2021

Lincoln and the Border States

May 18, 2021

A Primer on Secession

April 13, 2021

Separate but Equal?

April 6, 2021

Robert E. Lee and Me

March 23, 2021

Secession’s Magic Numbers, Part II

March 16, 2021

The Greatest of All Leathernecks

January 20, 2021

Conservatism and the Southern Tradition

January 12, 2021

Deep Water

December 8, 2020

James Henley Thornwell and the Metaphysical Confederacy

December 1, 2020

Edmund Kirby Smith

November 17, 2020

John Brown’s Body

October 20, 2020

Secession Becomes Thinkable

October 6, 2020

Flowering Wisdom

September 8, 2020

“You Don’t Know Me But You Don’t Like Me”

August 25, 2020

New Confederate Territory

August 4, 2020

Words of Wisdom

July 8, 2020

The Seventeenth Amendment and the Siren Song of Democracy

May 19, 2020

The Age of Entitlement

May 5, 2020

The Graces of Flannery O’Connor

April 28, 2020

Armies of Deliverance

April 21, 2020

No Worse Enemy. No Better Friend

April 14, 2020

Grant a Better General Than Lee? No.

April 7, 2020

Secret Trial of Robert E. Lee

March 31, 2020

Roots of a Revolutionary Ideology

March 24, 2020

Individual Responsibility and Guilt

March 17, 2020

Kentucky Hobbits

March 10, 2020

The Myth of the Lost Cause

March 3, 2020

A Mass for the Resurrection

February 25, 2020

The Recovery of History

February 18, 2020

How to Study History

February 11, 2020

Small is Still Beautiful

February 4, 2020

Two Visions of America

January 28, 2020

The Craggy Hill of Slavery

January 21, 2020

Two Lees

January 14, 2020

An Aesthetic Feast

January 7, 2020

The First Campaign

December 24, 2019

Christmas

December 17, 2019

Southern Anticolonialism

December 10, 2019

Real Southern Sport

December 3, 2019

Dross in the Midst of Wheat: Flawed Arguments Against Common Enemies

November 19, 2019

Does the South Exist?

November 12, 2019

Nathan Bedford Forrest: The Hero in Fiction

November 5, 2019

The Real Thing

October 29, 2019

The Secession Movement in the Middle States

October 22, 2019

A Confederate Dialogue

October 15, 2019

The Bard of Kentucky

October 8, 2019

Ode to Father Abraham

October 1, 2019

“Deplorable” 19th-Century American Catholics and the 21st-Century Culture War

September 24, 2019

Capitalism and Forced Labor

September 17, 2019

American Empire

September 10, 2019

To Die in Chicago

September 3, 2019

Real Conservatism

August 27, 2019

The C.S.A.

August 20, 2019

Grant’s Failed Presidency

August 13, 2019

Punished with Poverty

August 6, 2019

A Historical and Constitutional Defense of the South

July 30, 2019

Jeffersonians Against Imperialism

July 23, 2019

The Barber of Natchez

July 16, 2019

On Ballylee: The Enduring Legacy of Our Fathers’ Fields

July 9, 2019

Know Dixie, Know America

July 2, 2019

How to Be a Conservative and the Southern Tradition

June 25, 2019

Dabney on Fire

June 18, 2019

American Diplomacy Under Tyler and Polk

June 11, 2019

The First South

June 4, 2019

Loosiana Poets

May 28, 2019

American Statesman

May 21, 2019

Adventures in the Southwest

May 14, 2019

George Washington: A Biography

May 6, 2019

Remembering Mel Bradford

April 30, 2019

The Real Cause

April 23, 2019

A Tale of Two Churches

April 16, 2019

Recovering Authentic (Politically Incorrect) Conservatism

April 9, 2019

Yankee Empire

April 2, 2019

The First Congress

March 26, 2019

Two From Alabama Ladies

March 19, 2019

When Real Historians Understood Calhoun

March 12, 2019

Many Thousands Gone

March 5, 2019

The True Heirs of the Founding Fathers’ Vision

February 26, 2019

Peter Onuf’s Jefferson

February 19, 2019

Recarving Rushmore

February 12, 2019

Historical Consciousness

February 5, 2019

Stealing History

January 29, 2019

The Devil Hates Mockery

January 22, 2019

A Thousand Points of Truth

January 15, 2019

Catholics’ Lost Cause

January 8, 2019

False Messiah

December 18, 2018

The Land We Love

December 11, 2018

Forrest McDonald and the Art of History

December 4, 2018

The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

November 27, 2018

How Europeans Viewed the War

November 20, 2018

A Black Sugar Planter in the Old South

November 13, 2018

A Visit to Clay Bank County

November 6, 2018

An Arch Rebel Like Myself

October 30, 2018

From Founding Fathers to Fire Eaters

October 23, 2018

Lincoln As He Really Was

October 16, 2018

Taking Root

October 9, 2018

In Defense of Andrew Jackson

October 2, 2018

The Real Ty Cobb

September 25, 2018

Republicans Knew Where Their Brot Was Buttered In 1860

September 18, 2018

The Legacy of Anti-Federalism

September 11, 2018

My Own Darling Wife

September 4, 2018

The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson

August 28, 2018

Union At All Costs

August 21, 2018

A Society With Slaves

August 14, 2018

What Are People For?

August 7, 2018

The Power of Memory: How to Remember America’s Most Traumatic Crisis

July 31, 2018

The Saints Are Marching On, and On, and On…

July 24, 2018

Confederates in Mexico

July 17, 2018

Wall Street Journal’s Confederate Animus

July 10, 2018

America Aflame

July 3, 2018

The Confederate Cherokee

June 26, 2018

The Art of the Old South

June 19, 2018

Rock and Roll Civil War

June 12, 2018

Is Secession Treason?

June 5, 2018

War Crimes Against Southern Civilians

May 29, 2018

Cracks in the Treasury of Virtue

May 22, 2018

Killing the Incorporation Doctrine

May 15, 2018

Death by Taxes

May 8, 2018

Making the Southern Canon

May 1, 2018

The Last Gasp

April 24, 2018

Knights of the Golden Circle

April 17, 2018

Zombies No More: Secession, Nullification, and the Academy

April 10, 2018

The Unknown Confederate West

April 3, 2018

I’ll Take My Stand

March 27, 2018

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

March 20, 2018

Southern Horizons

March 13, 2018

Two Against Lincoln

March 6, 2018

Founding Intentions

February 27, 2018

Slavery Was Not the Cause of the War Between the States

February 20, 2018

Souls of Lions

February 13, 2018

“‘Finished in Beauty’ and in Memories”: Catharine Savage Brosman’s Book of Hours

February 6, 2018

Remember Mississippi

January 30, 2018

On the Brink of War

January 23, 2018

Confederaphobes

January 16, 2018

A Useful (and Pro-Southern) Book for Today’s College or University Student

January 9, 2018

Government by Judiciary

December 19, 2017

Foundering Inventions

December 12, 2017

The World They Made Together

December 5, 2017

Gettysburg Rebels

November 28, 2017

Pickett’s Charge — The Last Attack at Gettysburg

November 14, 2017

James Madison: Son of Virginia

November 7, 2017

Southern Tales of Glory and Woe

October 31, 2017

Lincoln vs. Davis

October 24, 2017

Shredding the Constitution to Save the Union

October 17, 2017

“A Real Personage-And Not an Odd Name Merely…”

October 10, 2017

A Legion of Devils

October 3, 2017

Braxton Bragg

September 26, 2017

Southern Reconstruction

September 19, 2017

How Alexander Hamilton Screwed Up America

September 12, 2017

That Old Black Magic

September 5, 2017

The Brave Samaritan

August 29, 2017

Reconsidering Luther Martin

August 22, 2017

Nullification

August 15, 2017

A Series of “What Ifs”

August 8, 2017

William Lowndes Yancey

August 1, 2017

The Yankee Problem in American History

July 25, 2017

Go Figure: Progressive Academics Misinterpret Southern Identity

July 18, 2017

Preserving the Good

July 11, 2017

Bust Hell Wide Open

July 4, 2017

John Crowe Ransom’s Last Stand

June 27, 2017

A Breach in the Wall

June 20, 2017

Understanding Andrew Lytle

June 13, 2017

Poor but Proud

June 7, 2017

Music from the Lake

May 30, 2017

Hank Williams and the Elusive Redneck

May 17, 2017

A Better Guide Than Reason

May 12, 2017

Bledsoe on St. Elmo

May 3, 2017

Understanding Faulkner

April 26, 2017

The Imperial Penman

April 20, 2017

Reflections of a Ghost

April 11, 2017

Tolerating the South’s Past

April 4, 2017

A Question of Sovereignty

March 28, 2017

Maryland’s Confederate Sisterhood

March 21, 2017

The Shining Spirits

March 14, 2017

A Deep Devotion to the Constitution

March 7, 2017

God, Gallup, and the Episcopalians

March 1, 2017

A Pilgrim’s Progress: Nathaniel Hawthorne Reconsidered

February 23, 2017

The American President: From Cincinnatus to Caesar

February 13, 2017

In Search of the Real Abe Lincoln

February 7, 2017

Listening in Autumn: “Thin Time” in North Louisiana

February 1, 2017

The Small Nation Manifesto

January 27, 2017

Octavia Walton Le Vert

January 24, 2017

Forgotten Heroines of the Confederacy

January 17, 2017

Stonewall: By Name and Nature

January 10, 2017

Old Western Man: C.S. Lewis and the Old South

January 3, 2017

J. Evetts Haley and the Mind of the South

December 21, 2016

The Conversation Club of Charleston

December 19, 2016

Kaitlin of Christmas

December 13, 2016

Death of Kin

December 5, 2016

A Miscarriage of Justice

November 16, 2016

Up at the Forks of the Creek: In Search of American Populism

November 8, 2016

The Legacy of Francis Butler Simkins

October 31, 2016

A Plinth of Night

October 25, 2016

Monument Avenue: A Debate

October 18, 2016

Jeffersonian Conservatism

October 11, 2016

A Farewell Performance of “The Twins”

October 5, 2016

Two Aristocracies

September 27, 2016

The Stupid Empire

September 22, 2016

John C. Calhoun: Anti-Imperialist

September 21, 2016

James Jackson of Georgia: Unknown Patriot Founder

September 19, 2016

The Last of the Romans

September 14, 2016

Rethinking the War for the 21st Century

September 13, 2016

Not Quite a Poem

September 6, 2016

Choosing Southernness: Southern With an Italian Accent

September 1, 2016

The South as an Independent Nation

August 30, 2016

Who Won the Webster-Hayne Debate of 1830?

August 23, 2016

Reflections of a Ghost: An Agrarian View After Fifty Years

August 16, 2016

Truth in the Pit of Political Correctness

August 10, 2016

A Southern Political Economy vs. American State Capitalism

August 8, 2016

Debunking the Debunking: Gary Ross and His “Myths of the Civil War.”

August 3, 2016

American Culture: Massachusetts or Virginia

August 1, 2016

The Tariff and Other Tales from Alabama

July 26, 2016

Are Southerners Different?

July 12, 2016

The Free State of Jones: History or Hollywood?

July 5, 2016

Transcendentalism: The New England Heresy

June 30, 2016

Instant Grits and Plastic Wrapped Crackers: Southern Culture and Regional Development

June 21, 2016

Is Pluralism Enough?

June 17, 2016

My Son, Get Wisdom, Get Understanding

June 14, 2016

The Theology of Secession

June 3, 2016

Jefferson Davis: A Judicial Estimate

June 2, 2016

A Character Sketch: John Randolph of Roanoke

May 30, 2016

The Battle in Virginia Over the Constitution

May 27, 2016

Our American Cultural Revolution

May 24, 2016

Agrarianism and Cultural Renewal

May 17, 2016

Southern Voices

May 10, 2016

Remember Us

May 8, 2016

Women of the Southern Confederacy

May 3, 2016

Is “White Supremacy” an Exclusively “Southern” Ideology?

April 26, 2016

The Cause of Jackson is the Cause of Us All

April 19, 2016

The Confederacy’s Rule of Law

April 12, 2016

The Ireland of the Union

April 5, 2016

At Arlington

March 29, 2016

Sot Weed from the Maryland Muse

March 22, 2016

The Destruction of Old Sheldon Church and Other Ravages of War

March 17, 2016

Charles Carroll of Carrollton: The Southern Irish Catholic Planter

March 15, 2016

Confederate Emancipation

March 8, 2016

The Abolitionist Secessionist?

March 1, 2016

Old Man’s Burden

February 23, 2016

Manifesto of Old Men and Simple Preachers

February 18, 2016

The Lincoln Legacy: A Long View

February 16, 2016

Executive Usurpation

February 11, 2016

The Principle of Secession Historically Traced

February 2, 2016

European Influences in the South

January 26, 2016

Jefferson and the Barbary Pirates