This audio course shows how classical liberalism developed in Europe and America in the nineteenth century.
Ralph Raico is a specialist in European classical liberalism and Austrian Economics. He learned economics under Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard, and Friedrich Hayek, and is professor emeritus of history at Buffalo State College. Raico was also the founder of the New Individualist Review.
Ralph Raico discusses how historians have treated the Industrial Revolution and the rise of Otto von Bismarck and his notorious social insurance programs.
Ralph Raico lectures at a Cato Summer Seminar on the history of World War I, World War II, and the Great Depression.