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Connor Boyak

Connor Boyack

PROFILE

Connor Boyack founded the Libertas Institute in 2011 and serves as its president. Previous to Libertas, Connor served as director of the Utah Tenth Amendment Center. He is the author of several books, including the...

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American Liberalism and World Politics: 1931-1941

BooksAugust 27, 1964
This fascinating deconstruction the drift of American "liberal" opinion from peace to war between 1931 and 1941...

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How Diplomats Make War

BooksNovember 22, 2007
This historic book is the first revisionist account of the origins of World War I to appear in English.

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The Economic Causes of War

BooksAugust 10, 2010
Robbins' analysis here presented has still a place in the rational discussion of the possible causes of war.

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War Collectivism

BooksMay 16, 2012
More than any other single period, World War I was the critical watershed for the American business system.

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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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Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy 1933-1941

BooksApril 12, 2007
Tansill argues that FDR wished to involve the United States in the European War that began in September 1939, and maintains that Roosevelt welcomed Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor...

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Pearl Harbor: The Story of the Secret War

BooksSeptember 29, 2011
Morgenstern argues that the Pearl Harbor bombing was not unexpected, but provoked—and even wanted—by the administration as a “backdoor to the war” that FDR desired as a means to rescue his presidency...

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Omnipotent Government: The Rise of the Total State and Total War

BooksOctober 8, 2010
Omnipotent Government was published in 1944, when the battle against Nazism held the world’s attention...

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Effects of the War on the Money, Banking, Credit System of the United States

BooksSeptember 27, 2011
Students of money and banking will find this volume filled with solid information and marked by penetrating insight and illuminating interpretation.

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Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace

BooksJuly 17, 2007
This book is a critical survey and appraisal of the development and results of American foreign policy during the Presidency of FDR.

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History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II

BooksJuly 20, 2005
Rothbard covers money and banking in the whole of American history, to show that the meltdown of our times is hardly the first.

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The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories

BooksNovember 21, 2011
This book is one of the most significant ever written by Denson. It contains essays that have been turned into major movies and documentaries, and influenced politics in ways no one could have expected.

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Walk Away: The Rise and Fall of the Home-Ownership Myth

BooksNovember 18, 2010
This elegant and fact-filled book by Doug French examines the background to the case of "strategic default," or walking away from your home, and considers its implications from a variety of different perspectives...

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The Moral Case for the Free Market Economy

BooksJuly 6, 2006
Tibor Machan makes the case for the free market system of economics based on the view of human beings as moral agents with the legal system of a good community as designed to nurture this moral agency.

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The Return to Laisser Faire

BooksJune 5, 2009
Government means, or should mean, the right ordering of all. Modern government has degenerated into tinkering with the wants or rights or liberties of classes or sections or groups, and it is rare, in these days, to hear a political discussion which takes adequate account of the interests of the...

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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The New Despotism

BooksMarch 16, 2010
When the modern political community was being shaped at the end of the 18th century, its founders thought that the consequences of republican or representative institutions in government would be the reduction of political power in individual lives.

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