American Individualism

What does Herbert Hoover have to say to 21st-century conservatives? Quite a bit, according to George Nash, who has written an introduction to a new edition of American Individualism, first published almost a century ago.

In a 10-minute conversation with The Bookmonger, Nash describes how Hoover became a believer in American exceptionalism and why so many historians regard his presidency as a failure. Toward the end, Nash–who also wrote The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America–explains what Trumpism means for the conservative movement.

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  1. John Walker Contributor

    This is an excellent book; thank you for this interview with the editor of this edition. Here is my review from December 2016. In January 2017, I extended the comparison between Harding’s cabinet and Obama’s to include Trump’s cabinet in “Comparing Cabinets and Classes”.

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    • March 27, 2017, at 3:45 PM PST
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