Perfect Sowing: Reflections of a Bookman / Edition 1

Perfect Sowing: Reflections of a Bookman / Edition 1

by Henry Regnery
     
 

ISBN-10: 1882926323

ISBN-13: 9781882926329

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: ISI Books

Henry Regnery is principally known as the ground-breaking publisher of our age's most important conservative authors. But as this latest collection of his writings demonstrates, Regnery himself ranks among the most insightful conservative minds.  See more details below

Overview

Henry Regnery is principally known as the ground-breaking publisher of our age's most important conservative authors. But as this latest collection of his writings demonstrates, Regnery himself ranks among the most insightful conservative minds.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882926329
Publisher:
ISI Books
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 8.58(h) x 1.46(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Jeffrey O. NelsonXI
I
William H. Regnery: An Account of My Family1
Growing up in Hinsdale: A Memoir38
Russell Kirk: The Last Word65
II
Wyndham Lewis: A Man against His Time82
Roy Campbell: No Ordinary Man112
Liberalism and Public Opinion129
III
Whittaker Chambers: A Witness to Himself142
Freda Utley: A Retreat from Moscow150
Robert Nisbet and the Blight in the Olive Grove156
IV
Louis H. Sullivan: Visionary and Architect163
Robert M. Hutchins: The University President as Reformer189
Francis F. Browne and The Dial: A Prophet without Honor214
Paul Scheffer: At the Eye of the Storm232
V
The Dulles Family: An Aristocracy of Achievement249
Roosevelt and Churchill: A Clandestine Alliance258
The Malaise of the German University267
VI
To Edit or Not To Edit: The Ordeal of Theodore Dreiser294
Adventures of a Bookman: The Fortunes of Mitchell
Kennerley312
Peddling the Goods: The Book-of-the-Month Club324
VII
Publishing at ItsCreative Best and Destructive Worst336
In a Publisher's Mail: A Tale of Two Manuscripts351
A View from the Outside: Religion and Philosophy363
Epilogue
A Conservative Publisher in a Liberal World383

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