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Arms, Politics, and the Economy: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives Paperback – June 1, 2002
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"Arms, Politics and the Economy coheres uncommonly well and is valuable reading for those interested in defense matters." -- Journal of American History
"An immensely timely book! As the international system changes, understanding the economy of military spending is more important than ever." -- Bruce M. Russett, professor of political science, Yale University
"Not the ordinary book on defense policy. A major chronicle and critique of the defense establishment." -- Earl C. Ravenal, Distinguished Research Professor of International Affairs, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
"Present[s] . . . a wide range of views on one of the most important issues now confronting the American people." -- A. Ernest Fitzgerald, author, The Pentagonists
About the Author
Robert Higgs is senior fellow in political economy at The Independent Institute and editor of The Independent Review. Dr. Higgs received his Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University, and has taught at the University of Washington, Lafayette College, and Seattle University. He has been a visiting scholar at Oxford University and Stanford University, and was formerly a fellow for the Hoover Institution and the National Science Foundation. He has written three other books and over 100 articles for scholarly journals as well as publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.
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