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T. Hunt Tooley

Tags U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

Works Published inThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian EconomicsSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily Article

Hunt Tooley is chairman of the department of history at Austin College. He received his Ph.D. in history at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Great War: Western Front and Home Front.

His articles and reviews have appeared in such scholarly journals as History Teaching Review Yearbook, Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism, The Independent Review, Central European History, Journal of Libertarian Studies, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, American Historical Review, and History: Reviews of New Books.

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The Hindenburg Program of 1916: A Central Experiment in Wartime Planning

Big GovernmentWorld History

01/06/2020Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The totalitarian ethos of the twentieth century, whether in the “mixed” version of the Hindenburg Program or the Bolshevik version of Lenin and Stalin, emerges from the will of individuals who propose to control their fellows.
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Diktat 1919: The Versailles Treaty As Dictated Peace

World History

Blog07/01/2019

Unlike the Versailles peace, which failed horribly, the successful episodes of peacemaking — Westphalia, Vienna, and even the process that ended World War II — had in common extended multi-lateral negotiations and compromise.

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Guardians of the Warfare State

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

05/10/2019Mises Daily Articles
The Secretary of Defense acts as an indispensable liaison between parties, business, and the state. The job is guarded by a special class of loyalists, usually extremely bright individuals chosen by the state's elites.
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The Morning of November 11, 1918

Blog11/12/2018

The costs of recovering from the war would be paid by those who had had little to do with bringing about the massacres.

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1918: Total War Comes to Europe

World History

Blog05/02/2018

Under the "Hindenburg Program," economic and industrial interventionism became absolute in Germany. Thus the ideal of "total war" was realized.

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