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The American Omen

BooksNovember 22, 2007
Originally appeared serially as "The American Book of Wonder" in The Saturday Evening Post ...

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The American Story

BooksMay 27, 2009
Here is Garet Garrett's retelling of American history, with a special focus on the technologies and people behind them that transformed life for average people, along with a relentless and truth-telling story about the rise of the state...

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The Betrayal of the American Right

BooksSeptember 13, 2007
Rothbard identifies a movement he calls the “Old Right.” This was a libertarian movement that included Albert Jay Nock, H. L. Mencken, and John T. Flynn...

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The Decline of the American Republic

BooksMay 27, 2009
In 1955, John T. Flynn saw what few others journalist did: the welfare-warfare state conspired to bring down American liberty.

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A History of American Currency

BooksJune 7, 2007
Sumner's lesson is that paper currency leads to a trap: continued crisis, hyperinflation, or the restoration of sound money...

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A Foreign Policy for Americans

BooksDecember 18, 2007
Written in 1951, Senator Robert Taft argued that the freedom of the people of the United States was — as it is now — in serious danger from the foreign and domestic policies of the political class...

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History of American Socialisms

BooksAugust 4, 2009
It is certainly high time that Socialists should begin to take lessons from experience; and for this purpose, that they should chasten their confidence in flattering theories, and turn their attention to actual events.

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The Forging of American Socialism

BooksJune 16, 2009
At the instigation of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, the headquarters of the first International Workingmen's Association, mortally ill from the wasting disease of Bakunin anarchism, was transferred in 1872 from London to New York, to let it die in peace and obscurity. The communist leaders...

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The Transformation of the American Economy, 1865-1914

BooksAugust 19, 2011
The Gilded Age — lasting from 1865 to World War I — was an era of economic growth never before seen in the history of the world. Robert Higgs explains why...

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Foreign Policy and the American Mind

BooksMarch 16, 2010
It is a truth often uttered that war is an extension of foreign policy. In our day, unhappily, foreign policy is an extension of war, and it shares deeply in the modern character of war.

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Why American History Is Not What They Say

BooksOctober 24, 2012
Jeff Riggenbach's book is a crash course in revisionist history of the United States. What is revisionism? It is the retelling of history from a point of view that differs from the mainstream, which always treats the victor — the state — as glorious and the conquered —...

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Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

BooksJuly 20, 2005
This fiery monograph shows a side of Murray Rothbard not seen in his theoretical treatise: his ability to employ "power elite" analysis to understand the relationship between money, power, and war...

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American Liberalism and World Politics: 1931-1941

BooksAugust 27, 1964
This fascinating deconstruction the drift of American "liberal" opinion from peace to war between 1931 and 1941...

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The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865, Volume Two

BooksOctober 14, 2009
Just as differences in political theory among the learned gentlemen of business made little substantial difference in th.eir specific outlook on commerce, so in the academic world party animosities hardly affected the general economic philosophy.

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The Economic Mind in American Civilization: 1606-1865, Volume One

BooksOctober 14, 2009
In America as elsewhere, economic thought is an integral part of culture. Its richness and the reach of its relevance can be appreciated fully only when it is treated in its natural habitat of practical affairs and intellectual endeavor. It grows by constant crossbreeding with other species of...

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The Great American Land Bubble: The Amazing Story of Land-Grabbing, Speculations, and Booms from Colonial Days to the Present Times

BooksAugust 12, 2011
This definitive history of land speculation provides a well-documented but hugely entertaining look at bubbles, bailouts, and land rackets from the Colonial Age through 1932, which is the date when this wonderful book was first published.

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The Wild Wheel

BooksJuly 18, 2007
No one, but no one, tells the story of the Ford Motor Company like Garet Garrett.

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The Blue Wound

BooksAugust 28, 2007
Who started World War One? That is the all-encompassing question that Garet Garrett asks in this classic book from 1921.

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Who is Garet Garrett?

Institute PublicationsMarch 26, 2008
Mises Institute Who is Garet Garrett?

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Who's the American Taliban?

Mises DailyJanuary 17, 2002
The political buzz for weeks has centered on whether the Democrats are going to employ the "Taliban Strategy," claiming that the Republican Party's right flank is the "Taliban Wing." How does the left get away with describing right-wing thought as Talibanish, especially when...

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