Wooldridge answers the classic question: “But who will build the roads?”
Donohue explains how modern libertarianism traces back to the Antifederalists, the group opposed to the adoption of the U.S. Constitution.
A prolific author and Austrian economist, Murray Rothbard promoted a form of free market anarchism he called “anarcho-capitalism.”
Madison gave no sign in his pre-presidential career that he would flourish in the chief magistracy, and he lived up to expectations.
Voltairine De Cleyre reappraises the legacy of the American Revolution through an individualist anarchist lens.
“There are no ‘Liberators’ to-day, and the William Lloyd Garrisons have nearly all of them gone the way of all the world.”
Lincoln’s navigation of the secession crisis and ensuing Civil War can legitimately be described as unprepared at best, and at moments susceptible to severe strategic missteps.
Born a slave, Booker T. Washington went on to found Tuskegee University, and raised money for many other black schools and colleges.
“The European war became a global conflict by drawing in the Western Hemisphere and extending connections into the Pacific.”
An economist and historian discuss the strengths and weaknesses libertarians tend to exhibit when communicating with new audiences and dealing with new ideas.
After defining his terms, our author shifts to a full explanation of slavery’s sinful violations of Christian precepts.
Thomas Mathew of Cherry Point, Virginia describes “three Prodigies” foreshadowing a revolutionary conflict with dark, disturbing outcomes.
The story of the American Revolution’s prelude continues with the emergence of Committees of Correspondence among the colonists.
“Republication of the Schimpflexicon is a fitting tribute, a festschrift which Mencken would have welcomed.”
“For eighteenth-century radical thought, in addition to commerce and history, there was an important role given to religion and science.”
Literature of Liberty reviews a slew of major historians’ recent studies of a subject far too often neglected in libertarian circles.
“Interviews with [high schoolers] indicate that the Pink Floyd song has struck a chord of anger and frustration with which many students strongly identify.”