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The Great Depression

Business CyclesGold StandardInterventionism

In 1934, when Lionel Robbins wrote The Great Depression , he was a committed advocate of the Austrian School of economics. This would later change, but in this book he brilliantly applies the Austrian theory of the business cycle to explain the depression—which, he notes, was of unprecedented...

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Great French Writers: Turgot


For an those who have related to us his life, who have collected with a pious care his most trifling sayings, his slightest writings, Turgot is a great mind, one of the greatest minds of the eighteenth century, the greatest, perhaps, next to Montesquieu; but they all look upon him as an unlucky...

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Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

Ralph Raico — the great historian of classical liberalism — strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars.

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Hamilton's Curse

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

Professor Thomas DiLorenzo shows that Hamilton is the architect of most of today's failed economic policies: protectionism, central banking, and debt...

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Media and Culture

Published in 1926, Garrett illustrates the strange tendency in a story of politics, economic folly, conspiracy, ideology, and violence.

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Having My Way

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Who are we as individuals? Read pieces together what we have logically ascertained based on human experience and past wisdom regarding this question.

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Henry Hazlitt: A Giant of Liberty

U.S. HistoryPolitical Theory

This bibliography contains more than 6,000 entries, with books annotated by Murray N. Rothbard, in a near-complete listing of articles by this Austrian journalist. It identifies for the first time unsigned editorials in the New York Times (1934-1946) which were actually written by Hazlitt, and...

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Historical Setting of the Austrian School of Economics

BiographiesHistory of the Austrian School of Economics

An intellectual history of Mises's own tradition, with first person accounts of conversations with the greats...

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A History of American Currency

Booms and BustsMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Sumner's lesson is that paper currency leads to a trap: continued crisis, hyperinflation, or the restoration of sound money...

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History of American Socialisms

Other Schools of ThoughtPolitical Theory

It is certainly high time that Socialists should begin to take lessons from experience; and for this purpose, that they should chasten their confidence in flattering theories, and turn their attention to actual events.

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