Since the above information summarises the book adequately, I will offer just a few minor criticisms along with a couple of accolades.
Doherty covers the lives of many of the great libertarian thinkers, from famous authors like Ayn Rand and Milton to more obscure writers like Rose Wilder Lane.
I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in learning about the history of liberty and the economics and philosophy upon which it is based.
I've read this tome twice and can't say enough nice things. If you are a movement libertarian, you MUST read this book, as it will place your ideas, and more importantly,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bo Zimmerman
Doherty provides the most comprehensive history available to date on the Libertarian movement. A must read for anybody who supports, or opposes the libertarian movement.Published 7 months ago by Stephen Esposito
"Libertarians are critical thinkers, intelligent and questioning." Hm. Doherty is in fact a true believer and plumbs his subject with the uncritical fervor of the faithful (his... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Blackhorse
I'm trying to understand the libertarian perspective. These books help. If I could only read one it would be
Inclined to Liberty.
Excellent summary of the Libertarian thought and activities, and written in a user-friendly language. This text can be used to teach Liberty Studies. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Leon Zadov
An engaging, enthralling history of the remarkable cast of characters that made up the American Libertarian Movement. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Dan Doherty
I must say, this is a very well written book. Not merely "good for a history book," but for any book, as far as the "holding ones attention through a book" measure goes. Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by John Tagliaferro
I dare say most people who have gone to college have known a "L" geek. You know who I'm talking about - that guy (it's almost always a guy) who gets caught up into that libertarian... Read morePublished on July 1, 2012 by Chris Gabel