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Ralph Raico

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Ralph Raico, Professor Emeritus in European history at Buffalo State College is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He is 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.

Ralph Raico, Professor Emeritus in European history at Buffalo State College is a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He is 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. You can study the history of civilization under his guidance here: MP3-CD and Audio Tape. Send him mail.

Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyWorld History

12/08/2010Books
Ralph Raico — the great historian of classical liberalism — strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars...

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Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School

EducationFree Markets

03/27/2012Mises Daily Articles
The essays in Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School have been a central part of my education in the history of liberalism and economics.

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Democracy Has Been Weaponized

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

02/24/2016The Austrian
Mass democracy, as its nineteenth-century liberal opponents foretold, devolves into a contest of contending forces, motivated by corrupt self interest.

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Leonard Liggio, RIP

10/18/2014Mises Daily Articles
Ralph Raico remembers his friend, Leonard Liggio.

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Why Historical Revisionism Matters

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

09/23/2014Audio/Video
Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making, writes Ralph Raico. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.

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Why Historical Revisionism Matters

World History

09/23/2014Mises Daily Articles
Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making.

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The European Miracle

Free MarketsLegal SystemWorld History

05/10/2013Mises Daily Articles
It was in Europe—and the extensions of Europe, above all, America — that human beings first achieved per capita economic growth over a long period of time...

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