Early Republic Timeline, 1807-1848; Birzer 1807 Jefferson Embargo 1809 James Madison becomes president Jefferson Embargo repealed 1810 Henry Clay elected Speaker of the House Fletcher v. Peck 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe 1812 War of 1812 begins
If you’re interested, here’s my first lecture of the Autumn 2016 semester–Western Heritage, an Introduction, looking at the questions: what is man; what is God; and what is man’s relationship to man?
Course: Western Heritage, H104-7; H104-8 Autumn 2016, meets in LANE 233 Professor Bradley J. Birzer; office: Delp 403; firstname.lastname@example.org Required Readings Hillsdale College History Department, ed., Western Heritage Reader (provided) Secondary text (available in HC Bookstore) handouts/readings… Read More
I am deeply honored to have won this year’s Paolucci Prize from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Overwhelmed might be a better work than honored! Well, both, actually. Thank you, ISI, and thank you, Russell Kirk! Here are the… Read More
Snakes and Arrows, Rush’s 18th studio album, came out on May 1, 2007. It was the last Rush album to be distributed by Atlantic, but the first to be produced by Nick Raskulinecz. Snake and Arrows was profoundly… Read More
T.E. Hulme’s posthumous masterpiece, SPECULATIONS. Hulme was the first conservative of the twentieth-century, influencing almost too many figures to count–but most importantly T.S. Eliot and Christopher Dawson. First published in 1924, almost a decade after Hulme’s death in… Read More