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Andrew Roberts
by | Jul 10, 2012

I WAS NEVER A BIRD ON THE UNPINIONED WING,” the elderly Winston Churchill once told a young, aspiring politician. “You see, my boy, when I got up to speak, I always knew precisely where every noun and adjective would go,…

by | Jun 2, 2012

Her Majesty: The Court of Queen Elizabeth II By Robert Hardman (Pegasus Books, 384 pages, $27.95) After her sixty years on the Throne of Great Britain, what is there left that is both genuinely new and also interesting that can…

by | Mar 28, 2012

The People of the Book: Philosemitism in England, from Cromwell to Churchill By Gertrude Himmelfarb (Encounter Books, 183 pages, $23.95) At a time when physical attacks on synagogues, cemeteries, and individual Jews have been increasing exponentially year-on-year across the United…

by | Nov 21, 2011

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the British EmpireBy H. W. Crocker III(Regnery Publishing, 384 pages, $19.95) “THE BRITISH EMPIRE was a great and wonderful social, economic and even spiritual experiment,” wrote Noel Coward in his diary in February 1957, “and…

by | Aug 16, 2007

This essay is the last installment in a series published in successive issues of The American Spectator under the general title, “The Pursuit of Liberty: Can the Ideals That Made America Great Provide a Model for the World?” (Also in…

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