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The Theory of Political Economy

BooksOctober 13, 2009
The science of Political Economy rests upon a few notions of an apparently simple character. Utility, wealth, value, commodity, labour, land, capital, are the elements of the subject; and whoever has a thorough comprehension of their nature must possess or be soon able to acquire a knowledge of the...

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Profits, Interest, and Investment

BooksOctober 13, 2009
The essays collected in this volume are a selection from the various attempts made to develop the outline of a theory of industrial fluctuations contained in two of Hayek's books on Monetary Theory and the Trade Cycle and Prices and Production ...

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History of Monetary and Credit Theory

BooksOctober 13, 2009
In monetary matters the experience of the eighteenth century was of the most varied kind. It witnessed money functioning in times of peace and times of war. It was familiar with the difficulties of the double standard, with those arising from worn and clipped coins, with those created by excessive...

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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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Individual Liberty

BooksOctober 13, 2009
Probably no agitation has ever attained the magnitude, either in the number of its recruits or the area of its influence, which has been attained by Modern Socialism, and at the same time has been so little understood and so misunderstood not only by the hostile and the indifferent, but by the...

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Inequality and Progress

BooksOctober 13, 2009
Equality is a charmed word. It fascinates reformers. Prophets that watch for signs and portents as they that watch for the morning are almost unanimous in predictions of a widening social equality. When the word can no longer be used indiscriminately, it is still retained as defining an...

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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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An Enquiry into the Nature and Effects of the Paper Credit of Great Britain

BooksSeptember 17, 2009
In this book, which was recovered after being lost for over 100 years, Henry Thornton defends the Bank of England's influence on paper money...

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The Twenty-Year Revolution: from Roosevelt to Eisenhower

BooksSeptember 3, 2009
There is overwhelming evidence that the primary menace to the American Republic is not the Soviet military threat, but internal subversion through control of foreign policy and related armaments programs.

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