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T. Hunt Tooley

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Works Published inQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

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Hunt Tooley teaches history at Austin College. 


Stalemate, Crisis, and the Triumph of the Modern State

Mises DailyNovember 24, 2014
One hundred years ago, the combatants of World War One fought themselves to a standstill. The warring regimes than used the opportunity to clamp down on internal dissent and a host of other liberties.

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World War I in Our Minds: A Historical View

Mises DailyOctober 22, 2014
With 100 years having passed since the start of the First World War, the view of the war among historians and the public has evolved in many ways. Historian Hunt Tooley examines the turning points in how the world sees the Great War.

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The Hindenburg Program of 1916: A Central Experiment in Wartime Planning

The totalitarian ethos of the twentieth century, whether in the “mixed” version of the Hindenburg Program or the Bolshevik version of Lenin and Stalin, emerges from the will of individuals who propose to control their fellows...

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How the Years Between the World Wars Created the Modern World

Mises DailyJanuary 17, 2014
The 20 years known as the interwar years is a pivotal period both for good and ill. For anyone that revers liberty, the interwar period is absolutely crucial for understanding and interpreting today’s geopolitical circumstances. The period certainly produced a design for the world to come...

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Guardians of the Warfare State

Mises DailyDecember 6, 2013
The secretary of defense is the cabinet position that most frequently crosses party lines.

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