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Ralph Raico

Tags World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

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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And the War Came

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

09/21/2012Mises Daily Articles
Britain's entry into the war was crucial. Without it, the United States would never have gone in.
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Prelude to World War I

War and Foreign PolicyWorld History

09/07/2012Mises Daily Articles
A 20th century without the Great War might well have meant a century without Nazis or Communists.
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Marxist Dreams and Soviet Realities

World HistoryOther Schools of Thought

04/20/2012Mises Daily Articles
Under Communism, according to Leon Trotsky, "the average human type will rise to the heights of an Aristotle, a Goethe, or a Marx."
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Classical Liberalism and the Austrian School

World HistoryHistory of the Austrian School of EconomicsPolitical Theory

Here is the book to learn classical liberalism from the ground up, written by the foremost historian in the Austrian tradition — Ralph Raico.
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Arthur Ekirch on American Militarism

BiographiesU.S. HistoryWar and Foreign PolicyPolitical Theory

06/28/2011Mises Daily Articles
The American empire bestrides the globe, leaving destruction and poverty in its wake.
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