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Barbarians inside the gates--and other controversial essays

Author: Thomas Sowell
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, ©1999.
Series: Hoover Institution Press publication, 450.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this latest collection of his always provocative essays, Thomas Sowell once again demonstrates why he is one of the most thoughtful, readable, and controversial thinkers of our time. With his usual unrelenting candor, Sowell cuts through the stereotypes, popular mythology, and "mush" surrounding the critical issues facing our nation today.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sowell, Thomas, 1930-
Barbarians inside the gates--and other controversial essays.
Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)655206048
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Sowell
ISBN: 081799582X 9780817995829
OCLC Number: 40135214
Notes: A collection of the author's columns from Forbes magazine and from Creators Syndicate.
Description: x, 268 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Barbarians Inside the Gates --
Lest We Forget --
Cosmic Justice and Human Reality --
From Marxism to the Market --
Hogwash is Happening --
Magic Numbers --
The Multiculturalism Cult --
Little Things --
Wrong to Know? --
Unnatural Resources --
Love is a Four-Letter Word --
The Mushing of America --
Revisionists Against America --
"Public Service" --
or Disservice? --
Late-Talking Children and Quick-Labelling Adults --
Fraud in Philly --
"Affordability" --
The Social Security Pyramid --
Giving Business the Business --
The Price of Life --
Meaningless "Equality" --
Micro-Managing Microsoft --
Famous Pairs --
How Rich is Rich? --
Blood Guzzlers --
Bringing Down the Deficit --
Unfunded Mandates --
No Money --
Age Warfare --
Misunderstanding the Marshall Plan --
Government versus Progress --
Freedom versus Democracy --
Will Chemical Weapons Be Banned? --
Supply-Side Politics --
Reflections on Term Limits --
The Century of the Intellectual --
Closet Humanitarians.
Series Title: Hoover Institution Press publication, 450.
Responsibility: Thomas Sowell.
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