Books

Men of Wealth: The Story of Twelve Significant Fortunes from the Renaissance to the Present Day

BooksMarch 24, 2007
The story of great fortunes made by the most notable men of wealth in history: Fugger, Law, Rothschild, Gresham, Owen, Vanderbilt, and all the way through Morgan and Rockefeller.

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The Value of Money

BooksMarch 21, 2007
Benjamin Anderson, in 1912, sets out to integrate monetary theory into a general theory of value.

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The Regulated Consumer

BooksMarch 13, 2007
Peterson discusses whether and to what extent product, safety, labor, communications, and other regulation helps or hinders the interest of the consumer.

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An Introduction to the Theory of Value

BooksMarch 12, 2007
This book was the first to introduce the core ideas of the Menger branch of Marginalist thought to English readers.

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International Order and Economic Integration

BooksMarch 12, 2007
With great sincerity and passion Röpke explains how the old liberals of his generation came to reject war as a first principle, and then reject socialism as nothing but the domestication of the warfare state to economics.

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The Economics of Illusion

BooksMarch 9, 2007
Hahn explodes many of Keynes's fallacies — and with great precision too, because, it turns out, Hahn himself once advanced these same fallacies before he saw their errors...

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God's Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times

BooksMarch 9, 2007
John T. Flynn's classic and extraordinary full biography of John D. Rockefeller...

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The Essential Rothbard

BooksMarch 2, 2007
Here is the book for the Age of Rothbard, precisely the primer that is needed at a time when his influence—as the most radical and compelling intellectual force in the second half of the 20th century—is higher than during any time during his lifetime. And so this book is a landmark in...

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Liberty or Equality: The Challenge of Our Time

BooksMarch 2, 2007
In this treatise, Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn argues that "democratic equality" is not based upon liberty — as is commonly believed — but the total state.

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The Rise and Fall of Society

BooksMarch 2, 2007
Perhaps Chodorov's best work overall. Certainly suitable for classroom use, or as a primer on economics and society.

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