CHRONICLES’ BACK ISSUES, TAPES, AND BOOKSrnThe 1999 Summer SchoolrnTHE BRITISH ORIGINS OF THE MODERN STATE—Audiotape—Samuel Francisrnargues that the modem state is not dependent on any previous concept of nation orrncountry. Tracing the evolution of the modem state from the time of the Glorious Revolution,rnhe demonstrates that an unprecedented concentration of power and capital continuesrnto occur in modern Europe and Noith America.rnTape #: RDSl $12.50rnSAMUEL JOHNSON—Audiotape—Thomas Fleming explains why Samuel Johnsonrnis the greatest philosopher in the English language. Focusing on the inoral philosophy ofrnJohnson, Fleming contrasts his distinctively Christian commitment to personal responsibilityrnwithin the divine institutions of family. Church, and state with Voltaire’s moral sentiment,rnglobalism, and disdain toward authorities.rnTape#:RDS2 $12.50rnCHARLES DICKENS—Audiotape—No other writer has provided such elaborate descriptionsrnof 19th-century London. Yet Dickens was flawed at his core. Fr. Ian Boyd examinesrnDickens’ life—his feelings of isolation, his embittered childhood, his lack of introspectionrn—and points out parallel developments in his work, particularly in BleakrnHome and David Copperfield.rnTape#:RDS3 $12.50rnTREASURE ISLAND—Audiotape—From the Irish Rose Saloon of Rockford to thernAdmiral Benbow Inn, Thomas Fleming, who has described Treasure Island as “the greatestrnbook for boys of all ages.” reminds us why this talc of good versus evil continues tornprovide compelling images of courage, loyalty, and bravery for generation after generationrnof boyst(/(r/mcn.rnTape #: RDS4 $12.50rnEDMUND BURKE AND THE FRENCH REVOLUTION—Audiotape—America’srnleading Edmund Burke scholar. Dr. Peter Stanlis, traces the development of Burke’s hatredrnof the French Revolution. Burke saw the revolution for what it was; nothing less thanrnan attempt by evil men to deconstruct Christian France and reconstmct it upon principlesrnof Cartesian rationalism.rnTape#:RDS5 $12.50rnTHE ENGLISH CLASSICAL REPUBLICANS AND RESISTANCE TO THErnMODERN STATE—Audiotape—Samuel Francis explains how the English republicansrndeveloped Machiavelli’s theory of mixed government into their understanding of thernseparation of powers, demonstrating how classical republicanism arose in defiance of thernmodern state and establishing conservatism as the sine qua nan of American government.rnTape#:RDS6 $12.50rnANTHONY TROLLOPE—Audiotape—Deprived of happiness in his youth (muchrnlike Dickens), .^nthony Trollope’s longings for love, community, and social acceptance,rnhis celebration of the ordinary as ideal, and his growing pessimism are exhibited in hisrnvast corpus, particularly The Way We Lire Now, as Fr. Ian Boyd demonstrates in this lecture.rnTape#:RDS7 $12.50rnEDMUND BURKE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION—Audiotape—In arnlecture that sparked the fiercest debate of the Summer School, Scott P, Richert contrastsrnThomas Paine’s interpretation of the American Revolution as an attempt to remake thernworld with Edtnund Burke’s understanding of America’s founding as an historical developmentrnof British freedom. Hear how these same differences divide conservatives today.rnTape#:RDS8 $12.50rnTHE PERENNIAL CHESTERTON—Audiotape—Fr Ian Boyd will increase yourrnappreciation of O.K. Chesterton with this insightful and humorous lecture. Drawing froinrna wide selection of Chesterton’s work and correspondence. Fr. Boyd shows us thatrnChesterton was right about (among other things) contraception, the Anglo war machine,rnthe culture of advertising, and the destructive effect of liberal theology on the Church.rnTape#:RDS9 $12.50rnSIR WALTER SCOTT—Audiotape—Thomas Fleming shows the tremendous value ofrnthe articulate reactionary Sir Walter Scott. A staunch opponent of the French Revolution,rnScott provided an antidote to the pagan rationalism of his day through scholarly and vividrnportrayals of history and myth which were designed to inspire honest people to live withrnhonor and decency.rnTape#:RDS& $12.50rnSpecial OfFer: With any order over $50, you will receive a free copy of the October 1997 issue of Chronicles.rnIMPERIAL PRESIDENCY—October 1997—Patrick J. Buchanan on Mr. Lincoln’s War. Samuel Francis on the demise of checks and balances. Llewellyn Rockwell, Jr., onrnexecutive branch evils, and Donald Livingston and Thomas Naylor on the real meaning of the Pledge of Allegiance. Plus Thomas Fleming on how presidents became our masters andrnMarian Kester Coombs on the attempt to feminize inathematics.rnBack Issue #:T970 $7.00rnProduct Order FormrnNainernAddressrnCitv/State/Ziprn1 1 Check or money order enclosedrn1 1 Please bill my: | | MasterCard | | VisarnCard#rnExpiration DaternSignaturernPlease mail form (-with payment) to:rnChronicles/ProductsrnP.O. Box 800rnMount Morris, IL 61054rn2 or, to o r d e r t o l l – f r e e , call 1 – 8 0 0 – 3 9 7 – 8 1 6 0rn<rnProduct CodernSubtotalrnQuantity Unit Pricern20% Discount (on orders over $50)rnTotal Pricern-rnShipping & Handling i N c i, ii D i: DrnOne Year’s Subscription to Chronicles ($39)rnTax-Deductible Donation to The Rockford InstituternTotalrn-Frn-1-rnOffer expires 4/^0/0rnrnrn