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Politics & Government
  • Author:
    Daniel Kelly
  • ISBN:
    1882926765
  • ISBN13:
    978-1882926763
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  • Publisher:
    Isi Books; F First Edition edition (July 31, 2002)
  • Pages:
    443 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Politics & Government
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Kelly rightly mentions Burnham's Trotskyite period as a valuable phase that directed . All in all, then, this is a valuable book.

Kelly rightly mentions Burnham's Trotskyite period as a valuable phase that directed him on his career as a political analyst, but otherwise he unfortunately goes no further in assessing what it was about the theory of the revolutionary left that attracted hi.

James Burnham (1905-1987) was one of the most influential anticommunist figures of the Cold War era, as Daniel Kelly's fascinating biography makes clear. But like many anticommunists, Burnham first started on the other side. Kelly tells the story of Burnham's political journey and intellectual transformation into - as Richard Brookhiser once stated it - "the first neoconservative.

The above picture of Burnham emerges quite clearly in Daniel Kelly’s James Burnham and the Struggle for the World: A Life. The man depicted therein possessed a somber toned realism, unfailing awareness of the tragic vein running through human life

The above picture of Burnham emerges quite clearly in Daniel Kelly’s James Burnham and the Struggle for the World: A Life. The man depicted therein possessed a somber toned realism, unfailing awareness of the tragic vein running through human life. One is reminded of Woody Allen’s observation at the conclusion of Sleeper, to the effect that all politics eventually corrupts and all there is to believe in is sex and death.

Struggle for the world. New York: The John Day company, inc. Collection. uplicates; univ florida smathers; americana.

Biographer Daniel Kelly tells Bozell’s remarkable story vividly and with sensitivity in Living on Fire. The result is a richly textured portrait of a gifted, complex man-his triumphs as well as his struggles. He taught history at New York University’s Washington Square College and the City University of New York’s York College.

Daniel Kelly (Wilmington, Delaware: ISI Books), 2002. Authors and affiliations.

As Kelly's fascinating biography makes clear, James Burnham was one of the most influential anticommunist figures of the Cold War era. His story is for anyone who wants a better understanding of the forces behind this major ideological clash. James Burnham and the Struggle for the World. Intercollegiate Studies Institute.

From his pre-World War II days as Leon Trotsky's leading American apologist to his postwar role as mentor to William F. Buckley Jr. at National Review, James Burnham (1905-1987) was, at different times, one of America's most important intellectuals on both the Left and Right of the political spectrum. This researched volume, the first full-length biography of Burnham, should establish him as one of the twentieth century's outstanding thinkers.