The Resource Athwart history: : half a century of polemics, animadversions, and illuminations : a William F. Buckley, Jr., omnibus, (ebook)

Athwart history: : half a century of polemics, animadversions, and illuminations : a William F. Buckley, Jr., omnibus, (ebook)

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Athwart history: : half a century of polemics, animadversions, and illuminations : a William F. Buckley, Jr., omnibus
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Athwart history:
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half a century of polemics, animadversions, and illuminations : a William F. Buckley, Jr., omnibus
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eng
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For most of the last century, William F. Buckley Jr. was the leading figure in the conservative movement in America. The magazine he founded in 1955, National Review, brought together writers representing every strand of conservative thought, and refined those ideas over the decades that followed. Buckley's own writings were a significant part of this development. He was not a theoretician but a popularizer, someone who could bring conservative ideas to a vast audience through dazzling writing and lively wit. Culled from millions of published words spanning nearly sixty years, Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations offers Buckley's commentary on the American and international scenes, in areas ranging from Kremlinology to rock music. The subjects are widely varied, but there are common threads linking them all: a love for the Western tradition and its American manifestation; the belief that human beings thrive best in a free society; the conviction that such a society is worth defending at all costs; and an appreciation for the quirky individuality that free people inevitably develop
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Midwest
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1925-2008
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Buckley, William F.
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320.52092
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1953-
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  • Bridges, Linda
  • Kimball, Roger
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  • Conservatism
  • United States
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adult
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Athwart history: : half a century of polemics, animadversions, and illuminations : a William F. Buckley, Jr., omnibus, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781594035081
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11833522
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remote
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11833522
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MWT11833522
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Athwart history: : half a century of polemics, animadversions, and illuminations : a William F. Buckley, Jr., omnibus, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781594035081
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11833522
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11833522
System control number
MWT11833522
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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