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Literature of Liberty

BlogSeptember 28, 2006

I just discovered that IHS has put online all back issues of Literature of Liberty. Fantastic. Published quarterly from 1978 to 1982, The Literature of Liberty, was

an...

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Literature and the Economics of Liberty: Spontaneous Order in Culture

BooksDecember 4, 2009
In a welcome change of critical perspective, Paul Cantor and Stephen Cox give an economic interpretation of literature from a pro-market point of view, not the standard Marxism take.

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Recent Literature on Interest

BooksSeptember 15, 2007
Böhm-Bawerk takes on alternatives to the Austrian theory he presents in previous books and clarifies the case.

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Libertarian Literature Review Volume 12, Number 2

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Beginning with this issue of the Journal of Libertarian Studies, this section will provide short descriptions of recent scholarly articles expounding on libertarian theory or otherwise of special interest to libertarians. The articles listed will be drawn exclusively from non-libertarian...

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Libertarian Literature Review, Issue 13 Number 1

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This section provides short descriptions of scholarly articles expounding on libertarian theory or otherwise of special interest to libertarians. The articles listed will be drawn exclusively from non-libertarian periodicals, since specialized libertarian fora are well-known sources of libertarian...

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Biography of A.R.J. Turgot (1727-1781)

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
ANNE ROBERT JACQUES TURGOT'S career in economics was brief but brilliant, and in every way remarkable. In the first place, he died rather young, and second, the time and energy he devoted to economics was comparatively little. He was a busy man of affairs, born in Paris to a distinguished...

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Free Banking: Theory, History, and a Laissez-Faire Model

BooksJuly 29, 2008
Published in 1993, this is a formalization and extension of literature in the free banking area, with important correctives and clarifications.

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The Anatomy of Criticism: A Trialogue

BooksFebruary 8, 2007
Hazlitt has his characters debate the question of literary value, and pushes forward the proposition that the value of literature is discerned and revealed through the operation of the "social mind."...

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Conceived in Liberty

BooksNovember 16, 2006
Conceived in Liberty offers a complete history of the Colonial period of American history, a period lost to students today, who are led to believe American history begins with the U.S. Constitution.

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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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Credit Policies of the Federal Reserve System

BooksJuly 17, 2009
Charles Hardy examines the history of the Federal Reserve's policies and their impact on the organization of the banking system in the post-World War I period...

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Studies in the Theory of International Trade

BooksJune 15, 2009
In the English economic literature prior to Adam Smith, the most pervasive and the most emphasized doctrine is the importance of having an excess of exports over imports. To this doctrine and the trade regulations which it inspired, Adam Smith, following the usage of some of the Physiocrats, gave...

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The Development of Economics

BooksSeptember 16, 2007
Scott groups the topics to be studied around the development of the Classical Political Economy of England by considering first, the background of that development in the economic life and thought of the preceding period; second, the development of the Classical Political Economy itself; third, its...

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Studies in Economic Nationalism

BooksJanuary 28, 2010
How did the age of mercantilism become the age of free trade only to revert again in the 20th century? Written during the mid-century period of hyper-nationalism, this book solves that puzzle.

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Review of Austrian Economics, Full Collection

BooksMay 9, 2012
In 1987, The Review of Austrian Economics was founded and edited by Murray N. Rothbard, and functioned as the premier Austrian School scholarly journal.

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Mises's Suggested Research Topics, 1950-1968

JournalsMay 5, 2006
Bettina-Bien Greaves took careful notes during Ludwig von Mises's New York seminars. Whenever he made a comment that suggested research paper or book, she jotted it down on a note card...

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The Mantle of Science

JournalsJuly 20, 2005
Scientism and Values , Helmut Schoeck and James W. Wiggins, eds. (Princeton, N.J.: D. Van Nostrand), 1960; The Logic of Action One: Method, Money, and the Austrian School (Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar, 1997), pp. 3-23.

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Rothbard Bibliography

JournalsJuly 20, 2005
A huge listing of all published works, from 1949 to the present.

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Biography of Margit von Mises: 1890–1993

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
Margit and Ludwig von Mises were a magnificent team. Margit was unsurpassed in devotion to Mises the person in life and in perpetuating his memory and his ideas after his death.

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Biography of Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)

JournalsAugust 1, 2007
One of the most notable economists and social philosophers of the twentieth century, Ludwig von Mises, in the course of a long and highly productive life, developed an integrated, deduct­ive science of economics based on the fundamental axiom that in­dividual human beings act purposively to...

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