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How Diplomats Make War

BooksNovember 22, 2007
This historic book is the first revisionist account of the origins of World War I to appear in English.

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How Do We Know

BooksJanuary 11, 2013
Leonard Read writes, "Everyone who pursues an improved understanding of how freedom works its wonders makes a contribution to a higher-grade civilization. More people than now must make freedom their lifelong study."...

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Making Economic Sense

BooksJuly 20, 2005
It is in this book that you find Rothbard's running commentary on all the economic issues that vexed the world between 1982 and 1995 — the same issues in the headlines today...

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War Collectivism

BooksMay 16, 2012
More than any other single period, World War I was the critical watershed for the American business system.

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How They Succeeded: Life Stories of Successful Men and Women Told by Themselves

BooksJanuary 5, 2011
The Gilded Age produced not only some of the richest men and women of all time; its freedom and opportunities built a nation of people of superlative character. This fantastic book from 1901 provides an in-depth look at the lives and choices of some of the most famous among them. The idea is to...

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How Can Europe Survive

BooksJuly 10, 2007
Written in 1955, Sennholz commends all men working and praying for peace and the advancement of mankind.

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The Inflation Crisis, and How To Resolve It

BooksOctober 2, 2008
Hazlitt drives home the point that the issue of inflation is not weather, not greed, not gouging, but monetary policy of the central bank.

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How to Keep Our Liberty

BooksJuly 17, 2009
"Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation." This was a comment by Benjamin Disraeli a century ago when he was beginning the task of building the Conservative Party, a party that still lives a lusty, constructive life...

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The Economic Causes of War

BooksAugust 10, 2010
Robbins' analysis here presented has still a place in the rational discussion of the possible causes of war.

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Jack of No Trade, Masters of War

Mises DailyJune 24, 2013
You will probably never see Ralph Raico, professor emeritus of history at Buffalo State College, holding forth on the History Channel surrounded by wide-eyed naïfs eager to improve their mastery of American Establishment gospel. His new book, Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal (...

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Imperialism and the Logic of War Making

Mises DailyDecember 6, 2006
War is the outcome of class conflict inherent in the political relationship — the relationship between ruler and ruled, parasite and producer, tax-consumer and taxpayer...

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Pearl Harbor: The Story of the Secret War

BooksSeptember 29, 2011
Morgenstern argues that the Pearl Harbor bombing was not unexpected, but provoked—and even wanted—by the administration as a “backdoor to the war” that FDR desired as a means to rescue his presidency...

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Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace

BooksJuly 17, 2007
This book is a critical survey and appraisal of the development and results of American foreign policy during the Presidency of FDR.

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The Costs of War: America's Pyrrhic Victories

BooksNovember 21, 2011
This book is one of the most significant ever written by Denson. It contains essays that have been turned into major movies and documentaries, and influenced politics in ways no one could have expected.

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Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls: How Not to Fight Inflation

BooksFebruary 14, 2009
This outstanding history illustrates the utter futility of fighting the market process through legislation. It always uses despotic measures to yield socially catastrophic results.

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Great Wars and Great Leaders: A Libertarian Rebuttal

BooksDecember 8, 2010
Ralph Raico — the great historian of classical liberalism — strips away the veneer of exalted leaders and beloved wars.

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Back Door to War: The Roosevelt Foreign Policy 1933-1941

BooksApril 12, 2007
Tansill argues that FDR wished to involve the United States in the European War that began in September 1939, and maintains that Roosevelt welcomed Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor...

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Omnipotent Government: The Rise of the Total State and Total War

BooksOctober 8, 2010
Omnipotent Government was published in 1944, when the battle against Nazism held the world’s attention...

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