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George Feaver
I. Books, Edited Books and Contributions to Books:

From Status to Contract: A Biography of Sir Henry Maine, 1822-88, London, Longmans, 1969, pp. xx + 366. (U.S. edition of same title, New York, Humanities Press, 1970.)

“Black Power”, in Maurice Cranston (ed), The New Left: Six Critical Essays, London, The Bodley Head, 1970, pp. 207 (pp. 139 75). (U.S. edition of same title, New York, The Library Press, 1971; U.S. paperback edition of same book, as Prophetic Politics: Critical Interpretations of the Revolutionary Impulse, New York, Simon and Schuster (Touchstone Paperbacks) 1972; also published as “Musta Valta”, Uusvasemmisto: kritiken kohteena, Helsinki, 1971; in Arabic, 1972; in Japanese, 1973.)

“Introduction”, Beatrice Webb’s Our Partnership (edited by Barbara Drake and Margaret Cole, first published 1948), Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press in association with The London School of Economics, 1975, pp. liv + 544 (pp. ix-xlvii [9-47].)

(with Frederick Rosen) Lives, Liberties and the Public Good: New Essays in Political Theory, London, Macmillan, 1987, pp. ix + 271. (U.S. edition of same title, New York, St. Martin’s Press, 1987.)

“Lives, Liberties and the Public Good”, ibid, pp. 1-13.

“Two Minds or One?: The Mills, the Webbs, and Liberty in British Social Democracy”, ibid, pp. 139-172.

“Panel Discussion”, in Peter Buitenhuis and Ira Nadel (eds), George Orwell: A Reassessment, London, Macmillan, 1988, pp. 178-187.

“The Victorian Values of Sir Henry Maine”, in Alan Diamond (ed), The Victorian Achievement of Sir Henry Maine: A Centennial Reappraisal, Cambridge and New York, Cambridge University Press, 1991, pp. xvi + 454 (pp. 28-52).

The Webbs in Asia: The 1911-12 Travel Diary, London, Macmillan, 1992, pp. viii + 385.

“Introduction: A Pilgrims’ Progress in The Far East”, ibid, pp. 1-26 (Editorial Notes and Appendices: pp. 89-104, 113-16, 155-63, 172-75, 186-88, 197-98, 274-83, 351-57, 358-73).

“Situating Freedom: Contingency and Certitude in the Intellectual Life and Times of W.J. Stankiewicz”, in Bogdan Czaykowski and Samuel V. LaSelva (eds), Holding One’s Time in Thought: The Political Philosophy of W.J. Stankiewicz, Vancouver, Ronsdale Press, 1997, pp. 65-89.

Regimes of Liberty: Michael Oakeshott on Representative Democracy”, in Corey Abel and Timothy Fuller (eds), The Intellectual Legacy of Michael Oakeshott, London, Imprint Academic , 2005, pp. 132-159.

Being English: The Conservative Witness of Michael Oakeshott“, in Corey Abel (ed), The Meanings of Michael Oakeshott’s Conservatism, London, Imprint Academic, 2010, pp. 219-237.

II. Articles and Review Articles:

“The Political Attitudes of Sir Henry Maine”, The Journal of Politics, XXVIII, May 1965, pp. 290-317.

“Contemporary Political Thought and the American Science of Politics”, Canadian Journal of Political Science, I, September 1968, pp. 357-60.

“Michael Oakeshott and Political Education”, Studies in Comparative Communism, II, April 1969, pp. 156-75.

“The Panthers’ Road to Suicide: A Black Tragedy”, Encounter, XXVI, May 1971, pp. 27-42.

“Popper and Marxism”, Studies in Comparative Communism, IV, July/October 1971, pp. 3-24.

“Wounded Knee and the New Tribalism: The American Indians (I)”, Encounter, XLIV, February 1975, pp. 28-35.

“Wounded Knee and the New Tribalism: The American Indians (II)”, Encounter, XLIV, March 1975, pp. 16-24.

“Vine Deloria Jr.: Rousseau of the Indians: The American Indians (III)”, Encounter, XLIV, April 1975, pp. 33-46.

“An Indian Melodrama: The American Indians (IV)”, Encounter, XLIV, May 1975, pp. 23-34.

“Intellectuals and Politics: The Moral of Harold Laski”, The Lugano Review, no. 2, 1975, pp. 1-15.

“The True Adventure: Epilogue to `The American Indians'”, Encounter, XLV, October 1975, pp. 25-32.

“Bury No Hearts (or Minds) at Wounded Knee”, Encounter, XLVI, February 1976, pp. 90-3.

“Popular Government and Democratic Freedom: The Liberal Conservatism of Sir Henry Maine”, The Lugano Review, no. 6, 1975/76, pp. 19-37.

“The Webbs in Canada: Fabian Pilgrims on the Canadian Frontier”, The Canadian Historical Review, LVIII, no. 3, September1977, pp. 263-76.

“The Webbs as Pilgrims: Eastern Approaches”, Encounter, L, March 1978, pp. 23-32.

“`Overcoming His-story?’ Ms. Hughes’ Treatment of Mr. Mill”, Canadian Journal of Political Science, XII, no. 3, September 1979, pp. 543-54.

`Self-Respect and Hopefulness’: The Webbs in the Canadian West“, B.C. Studies, no. 43, Autumn 1979, pp. 45-64.

“The Owl and the Pussycat: Theatricality, Rhetoric and Political Learning”, The New Lugano Review, no. 2, October/December 1979, pp. 22-35.

“Sacred Cows, Profane Bull: On Being `Conservative’ in Liberal America”, Queen’s Quarterly, Vol. 89, no. 1, Spring 1982, pp. 29-49.

“The Eyes of Argus: The Political Art of Niccolo Machiavelli”, Canadian Journal of Political Science, XVII, September 1984, pp. 555-76.

“Letter From Canada”, Government and Opposition, Vol. 23, no. 4, Autumn 1988, pp. 471-486.

“The Enduring and Elusive Legacy of Michael Oakeshott”, Studies in Political Thought, Vol. 1, no. 1, Winter 1992, pp. 95-122.

“Inventing Canada in the Mulroney Years”, Government and Opposition, Vol. 28, no. 4, Autumn, 1993, pp. 463-478.

“Harold Laski: More Guru than Sage”, Times Literary Supplement, no. 4708, 25 June, 1993, p. 28.

“Canadian Political Arithmetic: Quebec, and Canada, after Charlottetown”, Government and Opposition, Vol. 30, no. 2, Spring, 1995, pp. 163-178

“Canadian Political Miscalculation? Quebec’s Referendum 95”, Government and Opposition, Vol. 31, no. 1, Winter, 1996, pp. 45-61

III. Book Reviews, Notes and Exchanges:

Herbert Tingsten’s The Problem of Democracy, in The Journal of Politics, XXIX, May 1966, pp. 478-9.

Michael Walzer’s The Revolution of the Saints, in The American Political Science Review, LXI, March 1967, pp. 169-70.

J.W. Burrow’s Evolution and Society: A Study in Victorian Social Thought, in Victorian Studies, XI, March 1968, pp. 412-14.

Maurice Cranston’s Political Dialogues, in Studies in Comparative Communism, II, January 1969, pp. 172-75.

David Braybrooke’s Three Tests for Democracy, and Felix Oppenheim’s Moral Principles in Political Philosophy, in The Journal of Politics, XXI, November 1969, pp. 1130-33.

George Lichtheim’s The Origins of Socialism, in Studies in Comparative Communism, III, January 1970, pp. 180-83.

“Right or Might”, a review of Bobby Seale’s Seize the Time! and Robert Allen’s A Guide to Black Power in America, in The Sunday Times (London), 29 November 1970, p. 36.

John F. McLennan’s Primitive Marriage: An Inquiry Into the Form of Capture in Marriage Ceremonies (ed. Peter Riviere), in The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, VIII, January 1972, pp. 149-51.

Graeme Duncan’s Marx and Mill: Two Views of Social Conflict and Social Harmony, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, IX, September 1976, pp. 517-18.

“The Webbs and the Jews”, Encounter, XLVII, September 1976, pp. 89-90.

“Beatrice Webbs’ `Racism'”, Encounter, XLVII, January 1977, p. 94.

Willard Wolfe’s From Radicalism to Socialism: Men and Ideas in the Formation of Fabian Socialist Doctrines, 1881-1889, in Victorian Studies, XX, Spring 1977, pp. 335-37.

Norman and Jeanne MacKenzies’ The Fabians, in The American Historical Review, June 1978, pp. 729-30.

“Dame Margaret Cole and the Webb Legend”, Encounter, LI, September 1978, pp. 94-5.

“A Last Word on the Webbs”, Encounter, LII, June 1979, pp. 93-4.

“The Webbs (concluded)”, Encounter, LIII, October 1979, pp. 94-5.

Norman MacKenzie (ed), The Letters of Sidney and Beatrice Webb, Vol 1, Apprenticeships, 1873-1892; Vol 2, Partnership, 1892-1912; Vol 3, Pilgrimage, 1912-1947, in The American Political Science Review, LXXIV, March 1980, pp. 251-53.

A. James Gregor’s Young Mussolini and the Intellectual Origins of Fascism, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, XIV, March 1981, pp. 187-89.

A.W. Wright’s G.D.H. Cole and Socialist Democracy, in The American Historical Review, April 1981, pp. 396-97.

Anne Showstack Sassoon’s Gramsci’s Politics, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, XV, March 1982, pp. 189-90.

“Reason, Passion and Heat”, a review of Maurice Cranston’s Jean Jacques: The Early Life and Work of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 1712-1754, in The Globe and Mail (Toronto), 30 July 1983, p. E10.

Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie (eds), The Diary of Beatrice Webb, Vol 1, “Glitter Around and Darkness Within”, 1873-1892, in The American Historical Review, Vol 88, no 4, October 1983, pp. 984-85.

Shirley Robin Letwin’s The Gentleman in Trollope: Individuality and Moral Conduct, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, XVII, March 1984, pp. 207-9.

Barry Cooper’s Michel Foucault: An Introduction to the Study of His Thought, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, XVII, June 1984, pp. 420-22.

Andrew Rigby’s Initiation and Initiative: An Exploration of the Life and Ideas of Dimitrije Mitrinovic, in The American Historical Review, Vol 91, no 1, February 1986, pp. 117-18.

Kenneth Minogue’s Alien Powers: The Pure Theory of Ideology, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, XIX, June 1986, pp. 399-401.

Deborah Epstein Nord’s The Apprenticeship of Beatrice Webb, in Victorian Studies, Vol 29, Summer 1986, pp. 617-19.

Victor Lowe’s Alfred North Whitehead: The Man and His Work, Vol 1: 1861-1910, in The American Historical Review, Vol 92, April 1987, pp. 422-23.

David C. Smith’s H.G. Wells: Desperately Mortal, A Biography, in The American Historical Review, Vol 93, June 1988, pp. 706-7.

Barbara M. Rowland’s Ordered Liberty and the Constitutional Framework: The Political Thought of Friedrich A. Hayek, in The American Political Science Review, Vol 83, no 1, March 1989, pp. 276-78.

J.W. Burrow’s Whigs and Liberals: Continuity and Change in English Political Thought, in Political Studies, XXXVII, no. 3, September 1989, p. 478.

Dominique Schnapper (ed), Raymond Aron: Power, Modernity and Sociology, in Political Studies, XXXVII, no. 4, December 1989, p. 710.

R.C.J. Cocks’s Sir Henry Maine: A Study in Victorian Jurisprudence, in Utilitas, II, no. 2, November 1990, pp. 330-33.

Timothy Fuller (ed), The Voice of Liberal Learning: Michael Oakeshott on Education, and Paul Franco, The Political Philosophy of Michael Oakeshott, in Canadian Journal of Political Science, XXIV, June 1991, pp. 418-21.

“Maurice Cranston (1920-1993)”, Studies in Political Thought, Vol. 2, nos. 1-2, Autumn, 1993, pp. 2-3.

“Sleeping With the Elephant”, Times Literary Supplement, no. 4814, July 7, 1995, p. 28.

“Freedom for Our Kind”, Times Literary Supplement, no. 4985, October 16, 1998, p. 28.

“Out of the Rough”, Times Literary Supplement, no. 5275, May 2, 2004, pp. 8-9.

“Always England”, Times Literary Supplement, no. 5362, January 6, 2006, p. 6.

“Limp Responses”, Times Literary Supplement, no. 5412/3, December 22 & 29, 2006, pp. 10-11.

IV. Conference Papers and Other Unpublished Material:

“Beyond Positivism: Recent Developments in Political Philosophy”, a paper delivered at the 41st Annual Meetings of the Southern Political Science Association, Miami Beach, Florida USA, November 6-8 1969 (mimeo 31 pages).

“Sir Henry Maine and Victorian Evolutionism”, a public lecture delivered in the Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge University, England, 31 January 1971 (typescript 30 pages).

“Intellectuals and Politics: Harold Laski Revisited”, a paper delivered at the 46th Annual Meetings of the Canadian Political Science Association, University of Toronto, Canada, June 3-6 1974, in Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the CPSA (mimeo 71 pages).

“Mask, Mirror and Self-Portraiture in Machiavelli: virtu as Autobiography”, a paper presented at the European Consortium for Political Research `Machiavelli Workshop’, Florence, Italy, March 24-30 1980 (mimeo 31 pages).

“Seamanship and Wayfaring: Travel Motifs in the Language of the State”, a paper presented at the 26th Annual Meetings of the Institut International de Philosophie Politique, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, July 2-3 1981 (typescript 23 pages).

“The Political Traveller: Circumstance and Aspiration in the Language of Politics”, a paper presented at Durham University, England, May 14 1982 (mimeo 48 pages).

“The Metaphors of Michael Oakeshott”, a paper prepared for a panel on `The Achievement of Michael Oakeshott’ at the 55th Annual Meetings of the Canadian Political Science Association, University of British Columbia, Canada, June 6-8 1983, in Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the CPSA (mimeo 24 + iv pages).

“Orwell and the Right”, a paper delivered at a conference on `George Orwell in 1984: A Reassessment’, Denman Inn, Vancouver, B.C. Canada, 23-24 November 1984 (mimeo 32 pages).

“Charles Taylor in Contexts”, a paper prepared for a panel on `Charles Taylor and Political Philosophy’ at the 58th Annual Meetings of the Canadian Political Science Association, University of Manitoba, Canada, June 6-8 1986, in Proceedings of the Annual Meetings of the CPSA (mimeo 48 pages).

“A Pudding in Search of a Theme: The British Political Tradition”, a seminar paper delivered at The London School of Economics, England, May 1987 (typescript 37 pages).

“The Webbs as Social Democrats”, a seminar paper presented at the History of Ideas Unit, Australian National University, June 1987 (typescript 35 pages).

“The Persistence of Liberal England”, a seminar paper presented at the History of Ideas Unit, Australian National University, July 1987 (typescript 42 pages).

“The Victorian Values of Sir Henry Maine”, a paper presented at a `Henry Maine Centenary Conference’, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, England, September 30-October 1 1988 (typescript 49 pages).

From Welfare State to Thatcherism: Change and Continuity in British Political Thought“, a paper presented at James Madison College, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan USA, February 8, 1990 (typescript 36 pages).

“Democracy, Popular Government, and the Regime of Liberty”, a lecture delivered at Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, July 23, 1990 (Summer Session Colloquium on `The Western Political Tradition in the Perspective of Contemporary World History’).

“Political Ideas in Great Britain Since World War II”, a seminar paper delivered at The Institute of Historical Research, University of London, February 5, 1992 (typescript 36 pages).

From Liberty Debate to Justice Discourse: British Political Thought in Cosmopolitan Times“, a paper delivered at The London School of Economics, London, May 7, 1992 (typescript 53 pages).

Leaves of Autumn, Timeless Spring: Imagining and Theorizing the British Political Tradition“, a paper delivered at the Annual Meetings of the Western Chapter, Conference for the Study of Political Thought, held at University of Saskatchewan, October 23, 1993 (pp. 52).

Orwell, Woodcock and St. George“, a paper delivered at a Symposium on The Achievement of George Woodcock, Jointly sponsored by UBC and SFU, Harbour Front Centre, Vancouver, May, 1994 (pp. 20).

“Situating Freedom: Contingency and Certitude in the Intellectual Life and Times of W.J. Stankiewicz”, September, 1995, (pp. 44).

Politics, Popular Government and Regimes of Liberty: Michael Oakeshott on Representative Democracy”, a paper delivered at the Second Plenary of the Michael Oakeshott Association, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Co., USA, September 26-29, 2003 (pp. 58).

“On Being English: The Enduring Witness of Churchill, Orwell and Oakeshott”, a paper delivered at the Third Plenary of the Michael Oakeshott Association, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Co., USA, June 8-11, 2006 (pp. 47).

“Refusing to Escape From Freedom”, Liberty Fund Colloquium, Antlers Hilton Hotel, Colorado Springs, Co. USA, March 15-18, 2007.

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