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Ralph Raico

Ralph Raico, Professor Emeritus in European history at Buffalo State College is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He is a specialist on the history of liberty, the liberal tradition in Europe, and the relationship between war and the rise of the state. He is the author of The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton.

Ralph Raico, Professor Emeritus in European history at Buffalo State College is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He is a specialist on the history of liberty, the liberal tradition in Europe, and the relationship between war and the rise of the state. He is the author of The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton. You can study the history of civilization under his guidance here: MP3-CD and Audio Tape. Send him mail.

Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal

BooksDecember 8, 2010
Ralph Raico — the great historian of classical liberalism — strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars.

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Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School

Mises DailyMarch 27, 2012
The essays in Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School have been a central part of my education in the history of liberalism and economics.

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Leonard Liggio

Leonard Liggio, RIP

Mises DailyOctober 18, 2014
Ralph Raico remembers his friend, Leonard Liggio.

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Why Historical Revisionism Matters

Audio/VideoSeptember 23, 2014
Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making, writes Ralph Raico. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.

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Why Historical Revisionism Matters

Mises DailySeptember 23, 2014
Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making.

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The European Miracle

Mises DailyMay 10, 2013
It was in Europe—and the extensions of Europe, above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time...

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The Road to World War II

Mises DailyNovember 9, 2012
Germany was now defenseless, dependant on Wilson and the Allies keeping their word.

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