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Medieval Iceland and the Absence of Government

Free MarketsWorld HistoryPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

12/25/2002Mises Daily Articles
Those who claim that government is the source of social order say that in its absence there would be violence, chaos, and a low standard of living. But medieval Iceland illustrates an actual and well-documented historical example of how a stateless legal order can work and it provides insights as...

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