Literature of Liberty reviews a slew of major historians’ recent studies of a subject far too often neglected in libertarian circles.
“If you’re known as a radical, it’s not long before you don’t have much influence any more.”
Liggio discusses George Mason and Daniel Morgan.
Tilman examines the possibilities of a New Left-Libertarian convergence, and finds the prospects lacking.
“Republication of the Schimpflexicon is a fitting tribute, a festschrift which Mencken would have welcomed.”
Murray Rothbard explains the scholarly debates surrounding the American Revolution.
Historian Forrest McDonald exhaustively details what the Founders were reading.
Palmer “went to New York…to set up a table for the Young Libertarian Alliance, hoping to find some sparks…that might be fanned into flames.” No dice.
Riggenbach handles the mainstay and workhorse of modern fiction.
The storied life of America’s young revolutionary.
Carl Bode reviews Hobson’s Serpent in Eden.
“If we ponder the history of compulsory education…it may well seem that the Klan and the ‘liberal’ educational reformers were not so far apart after all.”
“Trying to improve the government school system in the 1990s is like a great national effort to improve horses in the 1890s.”
Wooldridge answers the classic question: “But who will build the roads?”
“The insidious forces which produce inequality and destroy liberty are the subject of a large part of this volume.”
Lane compares socialism to individualism and shows out the latter is the only path to upholding freedom.
After Bacon’s Rebellion, Virginia’s lawmaking elite institutionalized race—a counter-revolutionary tool to prevent combinations of black and white.
Thomas Mathew of Cherry Point, Virginia describes “three Prodigies” foreshadowing a revolutionary conflict with dark, disturbing outcomes.