There are countless Conservative Political courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. The Conservative (2013)
The Conservative was a journal edited and self-published sporadically by H. P. Lovecraft between 1915 and 1923. Some of its pieces were written by Lovecraft himself, but many of them were written by others, and included not just political and social commentary on the issues of the day, but also poetry, short stories and literary criticism. In spite of its name, Lovecraft’s style of conservatism bore little resemblance to what goes by that name in America today, and instead was first and foremost a call for a cultural revival – an appeal to a return to the deepest wellsprings that had inspired Western culture from its origins….
2. Concepts of a Black Conservative: Candid Political Incorrectness (2006)
The need for Black conservatives to be heard is crucial to our American way of life where only those Blacks who identify themselves as Democrats are presented to the public by the media as Black leaders. Miller explains that Blacks dont prosper because they harbor a welfare mentality. Rather than blaming the current Black condition totally on racism, Miller encourages Blacks to become motivated to do for themselves and stop asking someone else to provide for them. Blacks need to take pride in their true Black heritage and love their blackness….
3. The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: The Battle for Control of the Law (Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives) (2010)
Starting in the 1970s, conservatives learned that electoral victory did not easily convert into a reversal of important liberal accomplishments, especially in the law. As a result, conservatives’ mobilizing efforts increasingly turned to law schools, professional networks, public interest groups, and the judiciary–areas traditionally controlled by liberals. Drawing from internal documents, as well as interviews with key conservative figures, The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement examines this sometimes fitful, and still only partially successful, conservative challenge to…
“A Bluestocking Guide: Political Philosophies” is designed to reinforce and enhance a student’s understanding of the subject matter presented in the primer “Are You Liberal? Conservative? or Confused?” an Uncle Eric book by Richard J. Maybury. Comprehension Questions are given for each chapter and may include Definition, True/False, and/or Short Answer/Fill-in questions. Answers are located in the back of the study guide. (Note: student answers to some questions/exercises do not always have definitive answers, in which case the notation “answers will vary” will appear.) Application Exercises are also given. Generally,…
Updated and revised, this edition of THE JOHN WAYNE CODE presents a post-Bush perspective of Conservatism, contrasting wisdom and grit from an icon of the Old Right with a movement that’s lost its soul. It’s not an exaggeration to say that the modern Conservative movement in this country is dominated by propagandists and charlatans, people without intellectual integrity. Conservatives have been fleeced and exploited and lied to by the “Conservative Entertainment Industry.” While they have been entrusted to lead the flock, they’ve led much of it far away from anything that resembles its…
Our freedom to speak our minds is under attack. Like the Thought Police of George Orwell’s 1984, powerful special interest groups on the Left are mounting a withering assault on our rights in the name of "social equality." Liberty has been turned on its ear as the rights of the few restrict the freedom of everyone. In The New Thought Police, author Tammy Bruce, a self-described lesbian feminist activist, cuts through the deluge of politically correct speech and thought codes to expose the dangerous rise of Left-wing McCarthyism. Provocative and persuasive, this book is a clarion call to anyone…
7. Conservative Comebacks to Liberal Lies: Issue by Issue Responses to the Most Common Claims of the Left from A to Z (2006)
THE CONSERVATIVE S POLITICAL BIBLE. Let s say you re listening to a loony liberal, debating some dopey Democrat, or arguing with a gaggle of goofy lefties. Wouldn t it be great to have the facts to combat all those liberals lies? Well, here it is: finally, the book that sets the record straight! Radio host and author Gregg Jackson has written THE authoritative answer book for conservatives concerning our nations key concerns: Abortions, terrorism, the Patriot Act, separation of church and state, immigration, the environment, homosexual marriage, taxes, deficits, school vouchers,…
8. Squashing Liberalism (2016)
Squashing Liberalism not only pokes hole after hole in today’s liberal/progressive dogma, it does so in a way that’ll leave you in stitches, yet still arm you with loads of unwavering and proven conservative points with which you can render silent any babbling Marxist moron. So whether you’re a battle-hardened debate pro who enjoys a good laugh at the expense of liberals, an eager student in the fine art of triumphing over the left, or possibly someone who’s not exactly sure where you fall within the political spectrum, Squashing Liberalism has something for everyone. #3,918,383 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)…
9. Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal (1967)
“The foundations of capitalism are being battered by a flood of altruism, which is the cause of the modern world’s collapse. This is the view of Ayn Rand, a view so radically opposed to prevailing attitudes that it constitutes a major philosophic revolution. In this series of essays, she presents her stand on the persecution of big business, the causes of war, the default of conservatism, and the evils of altruism. Here is a challenging new look at modern society by one of the most provocative intellectuals on the American scene.” ~ from the book’s back cover blurb #593,631 in…
“Informal and often humorous…an entertainingly told narrative of elite malfeasance” (Publishers Weekly), Tucker Carlson’s Ship of Fools tells the truth about the new American elites, a group whose power and wealth has grown beyond imagination even as the rest of the country has withered. The people who run America now barely interact with it. They fly on their own planes, ski on their own mountains, watch sporting events far from the stands in sky boxes. They have total contempt for you. In Ship of Fools, Tucker Carlson offers a blistering critique of our new overlords and answers the all-important…
The triumph of the conservative movement in reshaping American politics is one of the great untold stories of the past fifty years. At the end of World War II, hardly anyone in public life would admit to being a conservative, but as Lee Edwards shows in this magisterial work, in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, a small group of committed men and women began to chip away at the liberal colossus, and their descendants would scale the ramparts of power in the 1980s and 1990s. Not even the fall of Newt Gingrich has changed the indisputable fact that the movement has truly rewritten the rules of American political life, and the republic will…
12. Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy (Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics) (2017)
How do democracies form and what makes them die? Daniel Ziblatt revisits this timely and classic question in a wide-ranging historical narrative that traces the evolution of modern political democracy in Europe from its modest beginnings in 1830s Britain to Adolf Hitler’s 1933 seizure of power in Weimar Germany. Based on rich historical and quantitative evidence, the book offers a major reinterpretation of European history and the question of how stable political democracy is achieved. The barriers to inclusive political rule, Ziblatt finds, were not…
Conservatism in America, as one early-twentieth-century politician said, is “as old as the Republic itself.” But what are its foundational principles, and how did they form the modern conservative movement? Author Garland S. Tucker III tells the story in this lively look at fourteen champions of conservative thought—some well known, others hardly remembered at all. Taking readers on an exciting tour from the American Founding to the modern era, Tucker traces the development of conservatism’s basic tenets and shows how leaders put principle into action (some more successfully than others)….
Best Conservative Political Books That You Need
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Wilhelm Röpke (1899–1966): A Liberal Political Economist and Conservative Social Philosopher
Author(s): Patricia Commun,Stefan Kolev (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
Right Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945
Author(s): Jason Stahl
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
Ideas with Consequences: The Federalist Society and the Conservative Counterrevolution
Author(s): Amanda Hollis-Brusky
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences
Author(s): John R. Hibbing, Kevin B. Smith, John R. Alford
Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2013, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
A Conservative Walks Into a Bar: The Politics of Political Humor
Author(s): Alison Dagnes
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2012, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
Conservative Thinkers: The Key Contributors to the Political Thought of the Modern Conservative Party
Author(s): Mark Garnett, Kevin Hickson
Publisher: Manchester University Press, Year: 2009, Size: 924 Kb, Download: pdf
The Conservative Ascendancy: How the GOP Right Made Political History
Author(s): Donald T. Critchlow
Publisher: , Year: 2007, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
The Political Thought of the Conservative Party Since 1945
Author(s): Kevin Hickson
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2005, Size: 704 Kb, Download: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.