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Ouroboros or the Mechanical Extension of Mankind

BooksMay 31, 2008
Garrett explores the consequences of advancing technology and industrial capacity in this short but intriguing work.

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Ouroboros or the Mechanical Extension of Mankind - Digital Book

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"Ouroboros was a fabulous snake, the
encircling serpent, that swallowed its own
tail. It represented an infantile thought
of the human mind for wish fulfillment by
magical means. Man's heroic business
was to conquer the reptile. As he did this
he seized the...

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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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Garet Garrett: The Collection

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Save 15% if you buy all twelve of Garrett's pheneomenol works, fiction and nonfiction.

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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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Ayn Rand and Garet Garrett

BlogOctober 2, 2007

In Justin Raimondo's fun and lively book Reclaiming the American Right: The Lost Legacy of the Conservative Movement, he makes an argument that I did not find convincing. He argued...

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Money and the Mechanism of Exchange

BooksNovember 8, 2009
Currency is to the science of economy what the squaring of the circle is to geometry, or perpetual motion to mechanics.

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The Driver by Garet Garrett

I. Phantasma

Audio/VideoJune 22, 2009
From The Driver by Garet Garrett. Narrated by Jeff Riggenbach.

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Who is Garet Garrett?

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

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Harangue

BooksNovember 6, 2007
Published in 1926, Garrett illustrates the strange tendency in a story of politics, economic folly, conspiracy, ideology, and violence.

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Defend America First: The Antiwar Editorials of the Saturday Evening Post, 1939–1942, by Garet Garrett

Institute PublicationsOctober 1, 2003
During the 1920s and 30s, a majority of Americans came to believe that our involvement in World War I had been a horrendous mistake. The war was supposed to make the world safe for democracy,

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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 Economics of Prohibition

BooksJuly 20, 2005
It is conventional wisdom that alcohol prohibition failed, but the economic reasons for this failure have never been as extensively detailed or analyzed as they are in this study by Mark Thornton.

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Garet Garrett and the Coils of Octopean Government

Mises DailyFebruary 19, 2010
Garet Garrett spoke boldly and consistently against "the dim-out of the individual" represented by the political centralization and bureaucratization of American life under FDR...

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Garet Garrett (1878–1954) was an American journalist and author who was noted for his critiques of the New Deal and US involvement in the Second World War. See his ...

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The Driver

Garet Garret's novel about Henry Galt, a Wall Street speculator turned entrepreneur. Download the complete audio...

Deficit Spending Is the Government's Perfect Weapon

A perpetual and unlimited debt brings the cheapening of money and then inflation, whereby the middle class is...

Butler Shaffer joins the ePub archive

BlogJune 25, 2010

Newly added to our ePub archive: Butler Shaffer’s Boundaries of Order: Private Property as a Social System.

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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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Free Banking: Theory, History, and a Laissez-Faire Model

BooksJuly 29, 2008
Published in 1993, this is a formalization and extension of literature in the free banking area, with important correctives and clarifications.

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Garet Garrett's Invaluable Lesson

Mises DailyMarch 5, 2010
The world already has the Great Depression as a warning. But governments and the bureaucrats who run them have decided to ignore the lesson. The new crisis of interventionism is fast approaching, and the market will not wait for governments to realize their errors.

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