A Dictionary of American Conservatism Preface by Russell Kirk
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New York: Philosophical Library, (1987), 380 p. A companion volume to Filler's "Dictionary of American Social Reform." Filler is a noted authority on American social movements. His "Crusaders for American Liberalism" (1938) is a standard work on the muckrakers. This particular book was runner-up in the non-fiction category of "American Spectator" magazine's J. Gordon Coogler Award for Worst Books. The conservative journal referred to it as a "mere rectangle of idiot pulp" 1st ed.