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Ralph Raico

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Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Articles of Interest

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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Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

02/15/2012Books
Here is the book to learn classical liberalism from the ground up, written by the foremost historian in the Austrian tradition — Ralph Raico.

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Arthur Ekirch on American Militarism

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

06/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
The American empire bestrides the globe, leaving destruction and poverty in its wake.

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The Influence and Origins of FDR

U.S. HistoryInterventionismOther Schools of Thought

06/08/2011Mises Daily Articles
Roosevelt stands for the national government as we know it today: a vast, unfathomable bureaucratic apparatus.

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FDR and the Collectivist Wave

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

06/02/2011Audio/Video
Roosevelt began negotiations to welcome the model killer state of the century into the community of nations, writes Ralph Raico. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Nathaniel Foote.

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FDR and the Collectivist Wave

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

06/02/2011Mises Daily Articles
Roosevelt began negotiations to welcome the model killer state of the century into the community of nations.

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