Suggested Library

SNC Suggested Library

Junius Brutus, A Defence of Liberty Against Tyrants,
          (reprinted from the 1689 translation Edmonton, AB: Still Waters Revival Books, 1989).
A more readable abridged and revised edition with footnotes is available from the SNC, $10.

John C. Calhoun, A Disquisition on Government,
          (1850. Reprint-Greenville, SC: Blue Ridge Printing, 2000).

John Chodes, Destroying the Republic: Jabez Curry and the Re-Education of the Old South,
          (New York: Algora Publishing, 2005).

George M. Curtis, Ed., The Southern Essays of Richard M. Weaver, (Indianapolis: Liberty Press, 1987).

Donald Davidson, The Attack on Leviathan: Regionalism and Nationalism in the United States,
          (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1938).
          -----      , Ed., I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition

          Twelve Southernerners attack the twin evils of industrial capitalism and socialism.
          A hardback edition is available from the SNC for $15.

Marshall L. DeRosa, The Confederate Constitution of 1861: An Inquiry into American Constitutionalism,
          (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1991).

Thomas J. DiLorenzo, Hamilton's Curse, (New York: Crown Forum, 2008).

Michael Andrew Grissom, Can the South Survive? (Nashville: The Rebel Press, 2001).

Douglas Hyde, Dedication and Leadership, (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1966).

James R. Kennedy & Walter D. Kennedy, The South Was Right!, (Gretna: Pelican Publishing, 1994).
          Southern facts to counter the yankee myth of our rewritten, "yankeefied history.
          -----      , Ed., A View of the Constitution by William Rawle: Secession As Taught At West Point,
          (Baton Rouge: Land and Land Publishing, 1993).

Richard M. Weaver, Ideas Have Consequences, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948).
          -----      , The Southern Tradition at Bay, (Washington, DC: Regnery Gateway, 1968).
          -----      , Visions of Order, (Wilmington, DE: Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 1964).

Clyde N. Wilson, From Union to Empire: Essays in the Jeffersonian Tradition,
          (Columbia, SC: The Foundation for American Education, 2003).
          -----, Ed., The Essential Calhoun, (New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers, 1992).
          -----, Ed., Why the South Will Survive, (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1981).

          Edited by Clyde Wilson and including an afterward by Andrew Lytle, this volume is a look at the South,
           fifty years after the publication of I'll Take My Stand.

Mark Royden Winchell, Where No Flag Flies: Donald Davidson and the Southern Resistance,
          (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2000).

W. Kirk Wood, Nullification, A Constitutional History, 1776-1833,
          (New York: University Press of America, 2009).


Worth Quoting

If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest of freedom, go home from us in peace.  We ask not your counsels nor your arms.  Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you.  May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.

Samuel Adams


What is liberty without wisdom and without virtue?   

Edmund Burke