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Introduction: Ralph Raico, Guest Editor

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07/30/2014Ralph Raico

The question of immigration has become acute in virtually all Western nations, including the United States. Here, as elsewhere, leaders of movements to limit immigration, especially from the “Third World,” often combine this with uninformed attacks on the free market, particularly on international free trade. But there is no necessary connection between battling to curb immigration and rejecting such key elements of the free market as free trade.

Volume 13, Number 2 (1998)


Ralph Raico

Ralph Raico (1936–2016) was professor emeritus in European history at Buffalo State College and a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He was a specialist on the history of liberty, the liberal tradition in Europe, and the relationship between war and the rise of the state. He is the author of The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton.

A bibliography of Ralph Raico's work, compiled by Tyler Kubik, is found here.

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Raico, Ralph. "Introduction." Journal of Libertarian Studies 13, No. 2 (1998): 135–136.