Thursday, April 12, 2012

American Political Thought: The Inaugural Issue

Th inaugural issue of American Political Thought: Ideas, Institutions, and Culture, edited by Michael Zuckert is out.  Here is the table of contents

Symposium: American Exceptionalism: Is It Real, Is It Good?

The Origins and Character of American Exceptionalism
James W. Ceaser

Cities of Man on a Hill
Patrick J. Deneen

Old Paradigms in History Die Hard in Political Science: US Foreign Policy and American Exceptionalism
Hilde Eliassen Restad

American Exceptionalism and National Identity
Peter S. Onuf

“Our Republican Example”: The Significance of the American Experiments in Government in the Twenty-First Century
Rogers M. Smith

Article: The Gospel according to the Apostle Ben
Ralph Lerner

Book Reviews

The Invention of Market Freedom, by Eric MacGilvray
Michael C. Munger

Abigail and John Adams: The Americanization of Sensibility, by G. J. Barker-Benfi eld
Catherine Allgor

Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787–1788, by Pauline Maier
Richard E. Morgan

The Idea of America: Reflections on the Birth of the United States, by Gordon S. Wood
Paul O. Carrese

Rethinking the Judicial Settlement of Reconstruction, by Pamela Brandwein
Michael Kent Curtis

Demanding Democracy: American Radicals in Search of a New Politics, by Marc Stears
Bob Pepperman Taylor

Why Niebuhr Now?, by John Patrick Diggins
Richard Crouter

Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for Hearts and Minds, by Tony Shaw and Denise Youngblood
Harvey Klehr

Reconstructing Rawls: The Kantian Foundations of Justice as Fairness, by Robert S. Taylor
S. Adam Seagrave

Neoconservatism: An Obituary for an Idea, by C. Bradley Thompson with Yaron Brook
David Lewis Schaefer