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The Mystery of Banking

July 20, 2005
With his characteristic clarity and incisiveness, Rothbard explains the origins of money.

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Murray N. Rothbard: In Memoriam

April 13, 2007
In perusing the essays in this volume, one reads over and over of Rothbard's enthusiasm, his optimism, his zest for life, and especially his sense of humor.

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The Essential Rothbard

March 2, 2007
Here is the book for the Age of Rothbard, precisely the primer that is needed at a time when his influence—as the most radical and compelling intellectual force in the second half of the 20th century—is higher than during any time during his lifetime. And so this book is a landmark in...

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Strictly Confidential: The Private Volker Fund Memos of Murray N. Rothbard

August 19, 2010
Strictly Confidential is an illuminating commentary on the feisty early years of the libertarian movement, and the fledgling intellectual base that became the root of today's libertarianism...

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Murray N. Rothbard vs. The Philosophers: Unpublished Writings on Hayek, Mises, Strauss, and Polanyi

November 17, 2009
Here is Rothbard's stunning mind at work on some of the most serious topics in philosophy, economics, and politics, originally crafted as private memos. The advantage here is that you get super-candid evaluations of the thought of the giants while avoiding the appartus of formal papers. The...

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Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

July 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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The Irrepressible Rothbard

June 11, 2009
The lively essays collected in The Irrepressible Rothbard celebrate Rothbard the journalist, cultural critic, political observer, and movement organizer.

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The History of Banks

July 22, 2009
This book discusses the history of banking beginning in Venice and Genoa. It continues by demonstrating the advantages and necessity of free competition in the business of banking.

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Bank Credit

December 6, 2006
This 1931 textbook develops the principles of bank credit considered in the abstract, and sets forth the main factors underlying the loans made by banks to borrowers.

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The Mystery of Banking

September 26, 2008
With the US housing crisis metamorphosing into a full-blown financial crisis in the United States and Europe and the specter of a global stagflation looming larger every day, the Fed's credibility and reputation is evaporating with the value of the US dollar...

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A Treatise on Currency and Banking

October 4, 2008
This remarkable hard-money treatise appeared in 1840. Th is book is a great narrative to read in light of the current cycle of boom and bust.

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Banking and the Business Cycle

December 13, 2006
Written in 1937, this is an Austrian-style analysis of the stock market crash and the great depression that followed.

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Duncombe's Free Banking

May 27, 2009
From the author: If you desire to perpetuate republican institutions in the United States; if you have studied the political history of our country, and become thoroughly acquainted with the elementary principles of our government; and if you have made yourselves familiar with political and public...

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It Usually Ends with Murray Rothbard

January 21, 2011
It was while I was attending graduate school that I met Murray Rothbard. Rothbard followed LeFevre on the program and, although I do not recall the precise topic of his talk that day, I was extremely impressed with the joyfulness, affability, and sense of humor he projected.

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The Generosity of Murray Rothbard

March 24, 2009
Rothbard was the first to fully integrate economic science, moral philosophy, and political theory in a unified theory of liberty.

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Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles

March 15, 2006
The three years since the publication of the previous English edition of Money, Bank Credit, and Economic Cycles have seen a continuation of the economic recession process set in motion after the 2007 financial crisis. This process has consisted of the inevitable microeconomic readjustment and...

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Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy

September 12, 2007
Introduction by Justin Raimondo Capitalists as Enemies of Capitalism Introduction by Murray Rothbard An Aggressive Asian Policy Teddy Roosevelt and the "Lone Nut" Morgan, Wilson, and War The Fortuitous Fed The Round Table The CFR Rockefeller, Morgan, and War The Guatemalan Coup JFK and...

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

July 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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