Daniel Larison

Daniel Larison is a contributing editor and columnist for The American Conservative.

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  • An Image of the East
    August 8, 2019

    An Image of the East

    It is a cliché among Byzantinists that too few people in the world, especially in the West, know anything about Byzantium, so there is no doubt that more works of “popular synthesis” that make this Christian successor to the Roman Empire in the East accessible to a broader audience are greatly needed. Colin Wells sets out to provide one with Sailing From Byzantium, his overview of the rich legacy of Byzantium to the Latin West and the Islamic and Slavic worlds.

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  • August 2010

    Worse Than Obama?

    The Obama administration declared the mid-June announcement that BP was establishing an escrow fund worth $20 billion to pay compensation claims to Gulf Coast residents and businesses to be a resounding victory for the White House, but what it actually showed was Obama’s hands-off, indifferent management style, in which nothing is ever clearly or properly delegated.

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  • Nestorius of Constaninople
    January 2010

    Nestorius of Constaninople

    At a time when many historians have become much more interested in long-term trends and processes, Giusto Traina reminds the reader of the centrality of events to the study of any historical period.

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  • February 2009

    Lincolnism Today

    In the Anglo-American experience, the partisans of concentrated wealth and advocates for political centralization have long been connected. Over the last three centuries, that connection has grown stronger, and in the United States this process accelerated dramatically during and after the Lincoln administration.

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  • January 2008

    Moving Targets: The Trouble With Early Primaries

    The 2008 presidential contest has dominated political news for over a year, starting almost immediately after the 2006 midterm elections.

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  • An Image of the East
    November 2007

    An Image of the East

    It is a cliché among Byzantinists that too few people in the world, especially in the West, know anything about Byzantium, so there is no doubt that more works of “popular synthesis” that make this Christian successor to the Roman Empire in the East accessible to a broader audience are greatly needed.

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  • November 2006

    A Muslim in Congress

    Ellison’s primary victory has generated tremendous national media attention, because his likely triumph in November would mark the first election of a Muslim to Congress.

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  • October 2005

    'War Between the States'

    Judge John Roberts can rest assured that his Supreme Court confirmation will go very smoothly, judging from the weak 11th-hour attacks the left is mounting against him in the media.

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