A Review of The Politically Incorrect Guide to… Series

Regnery Publishing has done us all a great service by producing The Politically Incorrect Guide to… series. First introduced in 2004, for a decade now these terrific volumes have helped to bring us a bit of truth and evidence, challenging the PC version of events.

Fact is separated from fiction on a whole range of topics. All the PC topics get a good run, be it capitalism, Islam, global warming, American history, the Bible, and western civilisation. They of course reflect a conservative point of view, whether on politics, economics, history, culture, religion, or society.

The need for these books should be fairly obvious. Not only is the mainstream media largely dominated by those of the secular left, so too is much of Western education. Indeed, most textbooks would also reflect the leftist PC version of things, and it is hard to get more conservative perspectives on most issues being debated today. The same is true of most bookstores today in the West.

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Thus things have sprung up such as conservative alternative media, and conservative publishing houses, of which Regnery is one. The aim is to try to get some balance into the public debate on most issues which tend to be heavily leaning to the left.

So if you are interested in a particular field, such as history or economics, and want to get a point of view you may not have encountered before, or want to get a bit of a broader view on topics which have tended to come from just one slant, then this series will be a great resource indeed.

The volumes range between 200 and 300 pages, but some of the books are even bigger still. There seem to be 23 volumes in the series so far. It is hoped that many more are on the way. Here then is the full set thus far, broken down by year of publication:

The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History. Thomas Woods, 2004

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades). Robert Spencer, 2005.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Science. Tom Bethell, 2005.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Women, Sex and Feminism. Carrie Lukas, 2006.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design. Jonathan Wells, 2006.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature. Elizabeth Kantor, 2006.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Capitalism. Robert Murphy, 2007.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible. Robert Hutchinson, 2007.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming and Environmentalism. Christopher Horner, 2007.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the South. Clint Johnson, 2007.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution. Kevin Gutzman, 2007.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization. Anthony Esolen, 2008.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Middle East. Martin Sieff, 2008.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Hunting. Frank Miniter, 2008.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Civil War. H.W. Crocker, 2008.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers. Brion McClanahan, 2009.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Great Depression and the New Deal. Robert Murphy, 2009.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Sixties. Jonathan Leaf, 2009.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Vietnam War. Phillip Jennings, 2010.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to British Empire. H.W. Crocker, 2011.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to Socialism. Kevin Williamson, 2011.

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Real America Heroes. Brion McClanahan, 2012.
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents. Stephen Hayward, 2012.

Happy reading.

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