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Crisis and Leviathan : critical episodes in the growth of American government

Author: Robert Higgs
Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : Independent Institute, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 25th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Discussing how government has continually grown in size and scope during the past century, this account demonstrates that the main reason lies in government's responses to national "crises" (real or  Read more...

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Higgs, Robert.
Crisis and Leviathan.
Oakland, Calif. : Independent Institute, 2012
(DLC) 2012040064
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Higgs
OCLC Number: 847713175
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 351 pages :) : illustrations
Responsibility: Robert Higgs ; with a new preface by the author ; foreword by Arthur A. Ekirch.

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"A thoughtful and challenging work." --"Harper's" Insightful, compelling, and clear, Higgs breaks new ground in explicating the most important socio-political trend of our time the growth of American Read more...

 
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