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Larry J. Sechrest

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Larry Sechrest (1946–2008) was professor of economics at Sul Ross University, adjunct scholar of the Mises Institute, and author of Free Banking: Theory and History of a Laissez-Faire Model.

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Privateers: An Example of Private-Sector Military Defense

The EntrepreneurU.S. HistoryWorld History


One of the most instructive of all examples from maritime history is that of privateering, that is, the employment of profit-seeking, private armed ships during wartime.

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Chapter 7. Privateering and National Defense: Naval Warfare for Private Profit

War and Foreign Policy

From The Myth of National Defense: Essays on the Theory and History of Security Production , edited by Hans-Hermann Hoppe.
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Missing the Mark: Salsman's Review of the Great Depression

10/14/2008Articles of Interest
From The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring 2008.
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The Anti-Capitalists: Barbarians at the Gate

Media and CultureEntrepreneurshipPrivate Property

03/24/2008Mises Daily Articles
Liberalism … if condensed into a single word, would have to read: property , that is, private ownership of the means of production.
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