Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement

Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement

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by Brian Doherty
     
 

This illuminating, lively history of an influential political movement—told through the life stories of its standard bearers— casts new light on the intellectual and political history of postwar AmericaSee more details below

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This illuminating, lively history of an influential political movement—told through the life stories of its standard bearers— casts new light on the intellectual and political history of postwar America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586485726
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
05/26/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
587,241
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction: Reviving an American Radical Tradition     1
Patriots, Unterrified Jeffersonians, and Superfluous Men     21
Austrian Roadblocks on the Road to Serfdom     67
The Three Furies of Libertarianism     113
Fighting for the Freedom Philosophy     149
Objectivism, Anarcho-Capitalism, and the Effects of Psychedelics on Faith and Freedom     225
The Goldwater Movement, the Objectivist Crackup, and the Hippies of the Right     291
Libertarian Zionism, the Koch Bubble, and America's Third Largest Political Party     389
A Mainstreamed Radicalism     445
The Twilight of the Libertarian Gods     537
Epilogue: An Eternal Revolution     573
Notes     621
Selected Bibliography     715
Acknowledgments     719
Index     723

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