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If you missed this week’s newsletter, its not too late! Here it is with featured essays from November 2nd thru 8th. You can signup to receive the newsletter by using the newsletter subscription form on the right side of this page. Enjoy!

Best of the Week

November 2 – November 8, 2013

Welcome to our streamlined way to read the best of what The Imaginative Conservative published this week. Stay in touch!

The Bohemian Tory and the Oxbridge Knights

by Mark Kalthoff
Kirk believed firmly that it was a lust for innovation, not regard for tradition, that enslaved a people. By dwelling upon the permanent things, did he dismiss modern science as an unworthy pursuit?


Taking Exception to Exceptionalism
by Timothy Gordon    

I declare American exceptionalism expired. Rigor mortis sometime ago stiffened the 21st Century American spine in ways resolve did not in life. 
Bertrand de Jouvenel: Forgotten Conservative
by Bruce Frohnen
Bertrand de Jouvenel observed that what made the state so dangerous in modern times was precisely what to most people gave to it its legitimacy: democracy.
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The Imaginative Conservative is proud to announce our imprint: Imaginative Conservative Books. Imaginative Conservative Books’ first publication is a new edition of Prospects for Conservatives: A Compass for Rediscovering the Permanent Things by Russell Kirk, with an introduction by Bradley J. Birzer. All readers who contribute a $50 donation or $20 monthly membership to The Imaginative Conservative will receive a hardcover copy of Prospects for Conservatives.


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