Bertram Wyatt-Brown, 8 June 1995
Show More The Southern Tradition: The Achievement and Limitations of an American Conservatism by Eugene Genovese.
Harvard, 138 pp., £17.95, October 1994, 0 674 82527 6Show More
“... theory. Genovese draws interesting portraits of an early 19th-century Northern Whig, Justice Joseph Story of Massachusetts, and John C. Calhoun, patron saint of the Southern conservative cause. Curiously, Story was more sceptical of democracy than the famous Southern reactionary, but both, Genovese notes approvingly, ‘placed considerations of public ...”