The Journal of Libertarian Studies
Gustave de Molinari and the Anti-statist Liberal Tradition: Part 1
The origins of liberal anti-statism go back at least to the radical dissent of the Levellers in the English Revolution of the seventeenth century. Their efforts to defend themselves against the power of the state, which wanted to control of prohibit their religious practices, resulted in some of the earliest liberal defenses of property rights and the natural right of the individual to enjoy his liberty.
Volume 5, Number 3 (1981)
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Hart, David M. "Gustave de Molinari and the Anti-statist Liberal Tradition: Part 1." Journal of Libertarian Studies 5, No. 3 (1981): 263–290.