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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here.

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 6: William Walker vs. Cornelius Vanderbilt

U.S. HistoryWorld History

03/07/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton concludes the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Shadow Imperialism: American Filibusters in Latin America

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Blog03/01/2018

The US government was not involved in these early attempts by Americans to seize control of neighboring countries. But the imperialist impulse was the same. 

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 5: President William Walker

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

02/28/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton continues the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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Why Revisionist History Is Important

U.S. HistoryWorld HistoryPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog02/22/2018
In the general culture “revisionist historian” is a term of abuse. But that is what we do. Revising history is our job.

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Filibuster in Nicaragua, Part 4: War in Nicaragua

U.S. HistoryWorld History

02/21/2018Audio/Video
Chris Calton continues the story of William Walker and his hope of “Americanizing” Latin America.

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