"John Blundell has done a superb job of identifying 20 ladies who believed in the principles of liberty and a society based on free-market principles. Several are well known but others not so well known. This book brings to light the stories of those who are not so well known which are so important. It is must reading." --Sally C Pipes, President, Pacific Research Institute, San Francisco
"Ladies for Liberty is an inspiring read for any American, but especially for the scores of modern-day female patriots whose ways were paved by the outstanding women in this book. Blundell moves chronologically through American history and the freedoms for which women have fought freedom from government oppression and over-taxation, freedom from slavery, freedom to vote, and freedom to succeed as an entrepreneur. The fact that we have come full circle underlines the importance of continuing the fight to protect these freedoms, and makes Ladies for Liberty all the more timely and significant. Thank you, Mr. Blundell, for providing so many superb examples of women after whom modern-day female patriots can model ourselves." --Jamie Storey, President, The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii
About the Author
John Blundell is the author of Margaret Thatcher: A Portrait of the Iron Lady (NYC: Algora, 2008) and Waging the War of Ideas (London: IEA, 3rd revised and expanded edition 2007). He wrote the current work while a Visiting Fellow of The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC. He also serves as Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs, London, UK where he was Director General from 1993 through 2009.
He is a past President of the Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University, Virginia and the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, Washington DC, and serves on both boards of directors. He is a past President of the Charles G Koch Foundation, Vice President of the Mont Pelerin Society and a former board member of the Philadelphia Society.
In 2010 he received an honorary doctorate in science from the University of Buckingham, UK and an honorary doctorate in social science from the Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City, Guatemala, which also made him an Honorary Professor. He welcomes word of more ladies for liberty, dead or alive, American or non-American.