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Clyde Wilson

Clyde Wilson
Clyde N. Wilson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the University of South Carolina. He is the author of From Union to Empire: Essays in the Jeffersonian Tradition and Defending Dixie: Essays in Southern History and Culture. He is also editor of The Essential Calhoun in Russell Kirk’s Library of Conservative Thought, as well as the editor of the multivolume The Papers of John C. Calhoun.

A Review of The Sage of Monticello, by Dumas Malone, Volume Six of Jefferson and His Time In 1809 Thomas Jefferson yielded up the Presidency and crossed into Virginia. In the 17...
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As a movement of thought, the resurgent conservatism of twentieth century America cannot achieve maturity without a properly worked out historical self-image—a documented and convincing picture of what traditions, tendencies, and movements...

Patriotism is the wholesome, constructive love of one’s land and people. Nationalism is the unhealthy love of one’s government, accompanied by the aggressive desire to put down others—which becomes in deracinated modern men a substitute for religious faith....