Radicals for capitalism : a freewheeling history of the modern American libertarian movement (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Radicals for capitalism : a freewheeling history of the modern American libertarian movement

Author: Brian Doherty
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this revelatory book, based on original research and interviews with more than 100 key sources, Doherty traces the evolution of the Libertarian movement through the unconventional life stories of its most influential leaders to provide a fascinating new perspective on American history.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Doherty
ISBN: 9781586483500 1586483501 9781586485726 1586485725
OCLC Number: 76141517
Description: x, 741 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Patriots, unterrified Jeffersonians, and superfluous men --
Austrian roadblocks on the road to serfdom --
The three furies of libertarianism --
Fighting for the freedom philosophy --
Objectivism, anarcho-capitalism, and the effects of psychedelics on faith and freedom --
The Goldwater movement, the objectivist crackup, and the hippies of the right --
Libertarian Zionism, the Koch Bubble, and America's third largest political party --
A mainstreamed radicalism --
The twilight of the libertarian gods.
Responsibility: Brian Doherty.
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