But the publisher decided to cut the last part of the book, a part that appeared years later as Power and Market. This is the section that applies the theory presented in the first 1,000 pages to matters of government intervention. Issue by issue, the book refutes the case for taxation, the welfare state, regulation, economic planning, and all forms of socialism, large and small. It remains an incredibly fruitful assembly of vigorous argumentation and evidence.
Requires patience. The author starts with very basic, nearly absurdly simplistic, economic systems and explanations of human action (literally one man on an island) and slowly... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dragonbrain
Rothbard, like very few economists, can explain complex economic theory with such clarity and appeal. Read morePublished 12 months ago by adlfhjawer
Murray Rothbard explains the Austrian approach to economic theory with extreme solvency. Is a pleasure to read a book with so many original ideas. It is a hymn to intelligence.Published 14 months ago by Ludovico V.
Rothbard is truly one of the great expositors of Austrian economics. This is a devastating critic of the Keynesian foolishness with specifics on where the Keynesians are clearly... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Don Estreich
Man, Economy and State: With Power and Market is one the most valuable books ever printed. M.Rothbard, as Ludwig von Mises student, continues AND expands the masterpiece of his... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Kyriakos Varveris
I read this before reading Human Action as advised by Frank Shostak in one of his interviews. If you want to learn about Austrian economics you will have to read either - or and I... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Pedro Voltaire
The book arrived earlier than expected, which is a great thing.
The condition of the books is excellent: the binding, the paper and the words are printed with such... Read more
gave it as a gift he liked it blah blah blah blah blahb labh albha blah blah blah blah blahPublished 23 months ago by brady
Man, Economy and State by Murray N. Rothbard (Mises Insitute) was even better product than I expected. Read morePublished on February 4, 2012 by Thomas