Mosaics and Melting Pots  

Debates about ethnic diversity are now a common feature of the political landscape. The term “multiculturalism” enjoys currency among those who welcome, or are resigned to, a decline in the type of cultural homogeneity usually associated with the classic nation-state. …



The Conservative Mind  

In the 1960s and 1970s, Eugene Genovese revolutionized historical writing about the Old South. Using a supple form of Marxian analysis, he ended the reign of the “consensus” historians, who had viewed white southerners as guilt ridden liberals driven by …