Journal of Libertarian Studies

A Plain Folk Perspective on Reconstruction, State-Building, Ideology, and Economic Spoils

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

If, as Richard O. Curry writes, “the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction ought to be considered as a unit,” then the politics of Reconstruction began the moment that Abraham Lincoln and other Northern leaders chose war over the Lower South’s secession.

Volume 16, Number 2 (2002)


Stromberg, Joseph R. "Third Thoughts on Contracting Out." Journal of Libertarian Studies 16, No. 2 (2002): 103–137.

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