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Ralph Raico

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Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesThe Free MarketReview of Austrian Economics, Volumes 1-10Articles of Interest

Ralph Raico (1936-2016) was Professor Emeritus in European history at Buffalo State College and a senior fellow of the Mises Institute. He was a specialist on the history of liberty, the liberal tradition in Europe, and the relationship between war and the rise of the state. He is the author of The Place of Religion in the Liberal Philosophy of Constant, Tocqueville, and Lord Acton.

A bibliography of Ralph Raico's work, compiled by Tyler Kubik, is found here.

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Why Historical Revisionism Matters

War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryPolitical Theory

Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making, writes Ralph Raico. This audio Mises Daily is narrated by Robert Hale.
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Why Historical Revisionism Matters

World History

09/23/2014Mises Daily Articles
Historical revisionism is the process of unmasking government excuses for war and war-making.
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The Road to World War II

Big GovernmentU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyInterventionism

11/09/2012Mises Daily Articles
Germany was now defenseless, dependent on Wilson and the Allies keeping their word.
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World War I on the Home Front

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

10/12/2012Mises Daily Articles
The changes wrought in America during the First World War were so profound that one scholar has referred to "the Wilsonian Revolution in government."
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Woodrow Wilson's "Second Personality"

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

09/28/2012Mises Daily Articles
The term most frequently applied to Woodrow Wilson nowadays is "idealist." In contrast, the expression "power-hungry" is rarely used.
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