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Jo Ann Cavallo

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Jo Ann Cavallo (Ph.D., Yale, 1987) is professor and chair of the Italian Department at Columbia University and an Associated Scholar of the Mises Institute. Her latest book, The World beyond Europe in the Romance Epics of Boiardo and Ariosto (2013), won the Modern Language Association’s Scaglione Publication Award for a Manuscript in Italian Literary Studies (2011).

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From Ron Paul to Murray Rothbard: My Road to the Mises Institute

Blog17 hours ago
What seemed back in 2012 to be a distraction from my academic research has turned out to be an integral part of it.

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Pioneers in Free-Market Literary Criticism

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

08/27/2014Audio/Video
Thanks to Henry Hazlitt, Paul Cantor and others, a body of work by free-market literary critics is now beginning to emerge, writes Jo Ann Cavallo. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.

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Pioneers in Free-Market Literary Criticism

Free MarketsMedia and Culture

08/09/2014Mises Daily Articles
Countering an academic environment in which Marxism and its variants are still being fed to students, this volume of essays offers nutritious food.

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Feudalism and Cronyism in Machiavelli’s Italy

Legal SystemPolitical Theory

05/14/2014Mises Daily Articles
Machiavelli asserts that civil society can best flourish in the absence of government intrusion.

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The World Beyond Christian Europe in the Romance Epics of Boiardo and Ariosto

03/22/2012Audio/Video
Session on Literature and Liberty. Recorded March 10, 2012, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama. [15:09]

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