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Conservatism and Ibn Khaldun

Conservative Moments : Reading Conservative Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018


...Group feeling (‘asabiyya’) produces the ability to defend oneself, to offer opposition, to protect oneself, and to press one’s claims. Whoever loses it is too weak to do any of these things. The subject of imposts and taxes belongs...


Jane D. Chaplin

Jane Chaplin is James I. Armstrong Professor of Classics at Middlebury College, VT, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Texts in Context

...Introduction The extract offered here consists of two key parts of Livy’s monumental history of Rome: the Preface to the whole and a crucial turning point in the Second Punic War, his narrative of the Romans’ life-or-death combat...