Algernon Sidney was a 17th century English politician and philosopher who defied monarchism and was ultimately executed for his criticism of the English crown.
William Lloyd Garrison
An ardent abolitionist and supporter of the women’s suffrage movement, William Lloyd Garrison is perhaps best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Literature of Liberty reviews a slew of major historians’ recent studies of a subject far too often neglected in libertarian circles.
One of the most highly-regarded historians of 19th-century America gives his contribution to the Literature of Liberty.
“Not until Tucker and…Liberty [was libertarianism] a distinct, independent movement functioning in its own name toward its own unique…goals.”
“The Libertarian Party is a vital organ of the libertarian movement, even if it never elects anyone to major office.”
In this excerpt from Libertarianism: A Primer, Boaz tells the history of the movement for liberty, from Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu through the 20th century.