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The Incredible Bread Machine

BooksOctober 20, 2009
When the State, tinder the pretext of caring for people, takes away from them the means by which they might care for themselves, does such legislation represent a step forward or a step back?

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After Seven Years

BooksOctober 20, 2009
Written by an adviser to FDR who helped assemble the president's "brain trust", After Seven Years is a must-read for anyone claiming to be a student of the New Deal. Written in the midst of man-made economic calamity, Moley supplies an insider's account of the twists and turns in...

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The Economics of Sellers' Competition

BooksOctober 20, 2009
This intermediate level book provides a solid foundation analytical economic reasoning.

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The Tariff Idea

BooksOctober 20, 2009
Ask any cross section of people in this country if they believe in an individual's right to own property, and an overwhelming majority will say: "Why, of course!" This belief is so commonly accepted as a part of our way of life that it is seldom questioned.' Yet in actual practice...

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Frédéric Bastiat: A Man Alone

BooksOctober 20, 2009
Bastiat was a precursor to the Austrian tradition, both in his attachment to scientific truth and his moral courage to tell the truth regardless of the circumstances and regardless of who tried to prevent him from doing so. Bastiat struggled his entire life to teach economic truths to every living...

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The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865, Volume One

BooksOctober 14, 2009
In America as elsewhere, economic thought is an integral part of culture. Its richness and the reach of its relevance can be appreciated fully only when it is treated in its natural habitat of practical affairs and intellectual endeavor. It grows by constant crossbreeding with other species of...

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The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865, Volume Two

BooksOctober 14, 2009
Just as differences in political theory among the learned gentlemen of business made little substantial difference in th.eir specific outlook on commerce, so in the academic world party animosities hardly affected the general economic philosophy.

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The Writings of F. A. Harper, Volume 1: The Major Works

BooksOctober 13, 2009
In these collected writings of F. A. Harper, concerned with liberty in the broadest sense, are to be found some of his conclusions.

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History of Crises Under the National Banking System

BooksOctober 13, 2009
The crisis of 1873 was preceded by four years of general economic activity, which was by no means confined to the United States. In agriculture, manufactures, and transportation much real progress was made, but, as subsequent events proved, the pace was more rapid than was consistent with healthy...

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The Writings of F. A. Harper, Volume 2: Shorter Essays

BooksOctober 13, 2009
In this 1979 book, Harper presents essays on Economics, Social Philosophy, and Humane Studies.

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