Higgs Robert Books
Books di Higgs Robert editi da Independent Inst
Depression, War, and Cold War
edizioni Independent Inst collana Independent Inst (Paperback) , 2009
Higgs, a senior fellow in political economy at the Independent Institute and editor of The Independent Review, has written this volume to dispel economic myths about the Great Depression, World War II and the Cold War. The author provides general readers with statistics and economic analysis that suggest the New Deal...
Neither Liberty Nor Safety
edizioni Independent Inst collana Independent Inst (Paperback) , 2007
The history of the United States, from the 19th century to present day, is included in this examination of the very foundations of unwarranted government intrusiveness that illuminates the two essential elements that have led to the expansion of the state's authority—the ideology that the government should serve as...
Delusions of Power
edizioni Independent Inst collana Independent Inst (Paperback) , 2012
Taking a close look at the dense fabric that our government weaves between war, state power, and economics, this collection of essays reveals the growing authority—and corruption—of the American state. Covering topics from the Lyndon Johnson presidency to the provocatively titled article “Military-Economic Fascism”...
edizioni Independent Inst collana Independent Inst (Hardcover) , 2004
An unflinching critical analysis of government is contàined in this follow-up of Higgs's bestseller Crisis and Leviathan, which distills complex economic and political issues for the layperson. Combining an economist's analytical scrutiny with an historian's respect for empirical evidence, the book attàcks the datà...