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User Review  - brleach - LibraryThing

The historical analysis upon which this book depends amounts to nothing more than extremely poor scholarship masquerading as thoughtful contrarianism. Hayek's conflation of Nazism with Socialism ... Read full review

Great classic!

User Review  - bigwilly60 -

This is a classic and controversial book on politics and economics written by one of the most influential economists of the last century. This is a fascinating read. Read full review

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User Review  - gopfolk - LibraryThing

How have I not read this book before?!?! I'm a WWII buff and into politics. This book has been on my 'to read' list for quite a few years but just found the time to read it now. I was impressed with ... Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Henry Hazlitt's review exudes this as one of the most important books of his generation. It is the "grim warning" to all who look to the government to provide against economic difficulties. Hayek ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

I recently saw an edition of this book citing Glen Beck on the back cover and claiming it was an inspiration for the Tea Party. I couldn't help wincing at what the reaction of many potential readers ... Read full review

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User Review  - RandyStafford - LibraryThing

The five star rating isn't for the philosophical contents of this book. When I get around to reading it, I'll probably give just as high a rating to Das Kapital, Hayek's opposition. The rating ... Read full review

Excellent knowledge resource

User Review  - bigler81 -

Want to know how governments use FIAT paper currencies to rob citizens of their wealth and freedom Read this book then vote while you still can. Slogans like Social Justice are not new. Read full review

Deceptively long small text

User Review  - mrperlishells -

Its starts with a plan. But nobody can agree. Then we elect leaders to carry out the plan. But to carry out the plan we must sacrifice our self interest. Leaders must subvert the population to maintain power and we got a despot.Long read small text. Easy enough to understand mostly. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A book which has had a very important and impressive press in England — and one which presents a case not argued before. Written by an Austrian, now at the London School of Economics, this is a ... Read full review

Great book

User Review  - thompsong89 -

Great book read it myself then bought this copy for a friend. He loved it too and learned a lot. Read full review

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