In Retrospect: George Nash's The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945

@article{Burns2004InRG,
  title={In Retrospect: George Nash's The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945},
  author={Jennifer M. Burns},
  journal={Reviews in American History},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={447 - 462}
}
It is a rare work of history that remains the authoritative treatment of its subject nearly thirty years after publication, cited by numerous contemporary historians for its content and scholarship rather than as an historiographical curio. Rarer still is the work of history that appears pre-publication as a fortyseven-page insert in National Review, the centerfold of the magazine's twentieth anniversary issue.1 But then, George H. Nash's The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since… 
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