Cover: Neoconservatism: The Biography of a Movement, from Harvard University PressCover: Neoconservatism in PAPERBACK


The Biography of a Movement

Add to Cart

Product Details


$23.00 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674060708

Publication Date: 03/18/2011


376 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction: The Three Ages of Neoconservatism
  • 1. Incubation: From the Cold War to the Collapse of Liberalism
  • 2. The First Age: Liberal Intellectuals in Dissent
  • 3. The Second Age: Cold War Democrats in Dissent
  • 4. Divergence: Inventing a Neoconservative Foreign Policy
  • 5. Nuclear Alarm: The Committee on the Present Danger
  • 6. Migration to Power: Joining the Reagan Camp
  • 7. The Third Age: National Greatness Conservatives
  • Epilogue: Interpreting Neoconservatism
  • Appendix: The Three Ages of Neoconservatism
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A Financial Times Best Politics Book of 2010
The Digital Dictionary of American Regional English [website screenshot]

From Our Blog

Jacket, Author Unknown: The Power of Anonymity in Ancient Rome, by Tom Geue, from Harvard University Press

Who Needs an Author?

In his new book Author Unknown: The Power of Anonymity in Ancient Rome, classicist Tom Geue asks us to work with anonymity rather than against it and to appreciate the continuing power of anonymity in our own time. Here, he discusses the history—and strength—of anonymous works of literature. Back in the roaring ’20s, I. A. Richar

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library ( extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.