What They're Saying...
"In The American Cause, Russell Kirk undertakes the task of ensuring that those who defend America have more than bullets and guns at their disposal."
— Religion & Liberty
"[T]his volume is a welcome reminder of what is good and worthwhile in our heritage, and it is hoped that, in the post-September 11 era, some strength still might be drawn from that tradition."
— First Things
"One of the best books prompted by post-9/11 national soul searching was actually written almost half a century before the terrorist attacks. Russell Kirk's 1957 classic The American Cause has now been made available in a new edition, and it gives a noble and energetic summary of what we are fighting for in this current war…."
— National Review
"In The American Cause, Kirk succeeds masterfully in his aim to revive America's founding principles. This short, easy-to-read book should be required reading for every student."