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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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Fabian Freeway: High Road to Socialism in the U.S.A.

BooksJuly 17, 2009
Fabian Freeway documents the rise and progress of socialism in Britain and the United States and tells the story of the many early triumphs of the philosophy of socialist incrementalism known as Fabian Socialism

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Give Me Liberty

BooksMarch 7, 2013
In Give Me Liberty , originally published in 1936, Lane calls for a return to American individualism and a repudiation of the New Deal.

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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 Discovery of Freedom

BooksJuly 10, 2007
This is Lane's non-fiction book; one that had a huge impact on American libertarian thought in the 20th century. In fact, Robert LeFevre called it "one of the most influential books of the 20th century."...

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Men Against the State: The Expositers of Individualist Anarchism in America, 1827-1908

BooksJune 13, 2009
The names are tragically lost to history: Benjamin Tucker, Josiah Warren, Lysander Spooner, J.K. Ingalls, among many others. They were thinkers and activists, not mere protesters or political dissidents. They had a positive agenda centered on the confidence that whatever kind of world would emerge...

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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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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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Revisionist Viewpoints: Essays in a Dissident Historical Tradition

BooksMay 27, 2009
From the publisher: Several of the essays gathered together in this volume received worldwide circulation, despite having been published originally in journals of extremely limited circulation. They drew a wide variety of complimentary comments from figures of some importance. Characteristic of the...

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Introduction to Robert LeFevre's The Nature of Man and His Government

BooksNovember 17, 2005
Introduction to Robert LeFevre's The Nature of Man and His Government , by Rose Wilder Lane This little book is important because it is revolutionary thinking. To appreciate its value correctly, we should remember the World Revolution's career so far. Not two centuries ago, refugees and...

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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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Duncombe's Free Banking

BooksMay 27, 2009
From the author: If you desire to perpetuate republican institutions in the United States; if you have studied the political history of our country, and become thoroughly acquainted with the elementary principles of our government; and if you have made yourselves familiar with political and public...

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Confessions of a Capitalist

BooksJune 5, 2009
From the author: Three things may be said about this book upon which there must, I think, be general agreement, and I mention them to save my critics trouble. The first is that the book is in bad taste, dealing as it does with matters which, by common consent, are not usually written or talked...

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The Theory of Prices: A Re-Examination of the Central Problems of Monetary Theory, Vol. II

BooksSeptember 3, 2009
From the author: In the first volume of this work, I set myself the task of welding into a single, unified organon the disparate, and often apparently contradictory, analytical approaches to certain "central problems of monetary theory." In the present volume, I have set myself the task...

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The Economics of Enterprise

BooksJune 16, 2009
From the author: In questions of economic theory the writer conceives himself, as among his colleagues of the craft, to be in essentials rather a conservative than an innovator. The Socialists, indeed — with whom he disclaims all theoretical sympathies — seem to him to be the ultra-...

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The Book of Peace

BooksMarch 31, 2008
Originally published in 1845, this is a collection of sixty-four essays by a variety of authors and from a wide range of viewpoints on the subjects of war and peace.

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America's Second Crusade

BooksMarch 16, 2010
Was World War II a failure? It is an unthinkable thought in the American political ethos. but noted American journalist and author William Henry Chamberlin dares think it, from the vantage point of the immediate postwar world of 1950.

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Tariffs: A Study in Method

BooksJanuary 27, 2010
I hope that this book may be read, not with the aim of discovering the author's attitude towards "the Fiscal Question," but with the recollection of the true object of the study in view—namely, the examination of the technical problems which the existence of tariffs necessarily...

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