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Establishment Studies

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Wall Street Banks and American Foreign Policy
Wall Street Banks and American Foreign Policy
"Without question, this is the best primer on Establishment Studies or Power Elite Analysis -- available online at Mises.org"
All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power
All the Presidents' Bankers: The Hidden Alliances that Drive American Power
"Great companion book to Murray N. Rothbard's Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy (#1 above)"
Elites in American History: The Federalist Years to the Civil War
Elites in American History: The Federalist Years to the Civil War
"Absolutely essential "Who's Who" resource focusing upon the major domestic and foreign policy issues, elite cabinet members, and key appointments of each administration."
Elites in American History: The Civil War to the New Deal
Elites in American History: The Civil War to the New Deal
"Professor Phillip H. Burch continues his exemplary scholarship and research into the elite structure of the American Establishment."
Elites in American History: The New Deal to the Carter Administration
Elites in American History: The New Deal to the Carter Administration
"The concluding volume of this landmark definitive series in the exploration of Establishment power in America."
Triumphant Plutocracy: The Story Of American Public Life From 1870 To 1920
Triumphant Plutocracy: The Story Of American Public Life From 1870 To 1920
"Senator Richard F. Pettigrew's fascinating political insider's account of what was really going on in America during the late 19th/early 20th century. Reprint edition of an extremely rare book that dared to tell truth to power. See my five star Amazon.com review."
The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking True Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow FDR
The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking True Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow FDR
"Terrific inexpensive paperback of the Jules Archer classic expose' of the attempted coup d'etat against Franklin Roosevelt by Wall Street plutocrats. See my five star Amazon.com review."
Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time
Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time
"The most important book you will ever read on understanding how the world really works in the dark subterranean corridors of elite political power. Must reading! See my five star Amazon review."
Anglo-American Establishment
Anglo-American Establishment
"Professor Carroll Quigley examines the elite composition of the British and American Establishments, their inter-relationship and symbiotic nature, and the pivotal roles of Cecil Rhodes, Alfred Lord Milner, and J. P. Morgan."
American Establishment
American Establishment
"Penetrating analysis of the formation and composition of the American Establishment."
The American Establishment and Other Reports, Opinions, and Speculations.
The American Establishment and Other Reports, Opinions, and Speculations.
"Rovere's title essay is his celebrated 1962 Esquire magazine spoof which launched modern "Establishment Studies.""
The Protestant Establishment Revisited
The Protestant Establishment Revisited
"An updating of the classic study of America's WASP northeastern Establishment."
The Higher Circles
The Higher Circles
""How the Power Elite Make Foreign Policy," "How the Power Elite Shape Social Legislation," and "The Power Elite, the CIA, and the Struggle for Minds," are only some of the great topics explored."
Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America
Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America
"Riveting and eye-opening account of the Bush dynasty and the powerful forces behind its rise.  You will never look at American history again in the same way after reading this exceptional book."
American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush
American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush
"My highest recommendation!  The most brilliant, in-depth synthesis in "Establishment Studies" since Carroll Quigley's Tragedy and Hope. An instant classic!"
Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States, 1939-44
Desperate Deception: British Covert Operations in the United States, 1939-44
"How British Intelligence, FDR, and America's anglophile northeastern elite created the OSS (and later the CIA) to smash the "Old Right" coalition of libertarians and nationalists opposed to globalism."
The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made
The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made
"Monumental Establishment insiders' account of how Averell Harriman, Charles Bohlen, Dean Acheson, George Kennan, Robert Lovett, and John J. McCloy shaped the American post-war foreign policy elite."
America in Our Time:  From World War II to Nixon What Happened and Why
America in Our Time: From World War II to Nixon What Happened and Why
"First-rate, compelling journey into the nature of the American Establishment, the 1960's Civil Rights Revolution and Counter-Culture, and the fracturing of the post-war foreign policy consensus."
The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
The Georgetown Set: Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
The Old Boys: The American Elite and the Origins of the CIA
The Old Boys: The American Elite and the Origins of the CIA
"The elitist origins of America's anglophile cloak-and-dagger intelligence Establishment."
The Very Best Men: The Daring Early Years of the CIA
The Very Best Men: The Daring Early Years of the CIA
"D. C. insider's account of the early years of the Central Intelligence Agency, rich in antedotal detail."
The Mighty Wurlitzer: How the CIA Played America
The Mighty Wurlitzer: How the CIA Played America
The CHAIRMAN: JOHN J MCCLOY & THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN ESTABLISHMENT
The CHAIRMAN: JOHN J MCCLOY & THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN ESTABLISHMENT
"Hagiographic "court history" portrait of Establishment "chairman" McCloy. A more incisive analysis is found in Murray N. Rothbard's path-breaking Wall Street, Banks, and American Foreign Policy (see #1 above)."
The Best and the Brightest
The Best and the Brightest
"'Pride Goeth Before A Fall.'  Why did America lose the Vietnam War?  Hubris -- the arrogance of power and intellect -- leading to Cold War ideological rigidity -- as if from an ancient Greek tragedy."
A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II
A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II
"Absolutely fascinating account of the fierce internecine warfare between elite financial blocs such as the House of Morgan and the Rockefellers for dominance and control of America. See my five star Amazon.com review."
The Creature from Jekyll Island : A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
The Creature from Jekyll Island : A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
"Encylopedic  exploration of the arcane origins and operations of the mysterious Federal Reserve, the pillar supporting our Establishment's plutocracy of plunder and deceit."
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
"Chernow's massive, uncritical study is important for what it leaves uncovered, as well as the detailed portrait presented. Carrol Quigley's Tragedy and Hope provides the necessary corrective (see #8 above)."
America's 60 families
America's 60 families
"Classic study of Establishment elites marred by his shallow analysis of FDR's New Deal.  Excellent on the Panama Canal scam and the Morgan financial group. An on-line edition is available."
How Wall Street Created a Nation: J.P. Morgan, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Panama Canal
How Wall Street Created a Nation: J.P. Morgan, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Panama Canal
"The building of the Panama Canal was one of the great engineering marvels of the 20th century.  Here is the detailed account of the nefarious Wall Street conspiracy behind the building of the Canal."
Treason: The New World Order
Treason: The New World Order
"Brilliant synthesis of hundreds of books detailing the Establishment's deadly war against the American people, their liberties, and their families."
The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline
The Shadows of Power: The Council on Foreign Relations and the American Decline
"The Council on Foreign Relations is the Mt. Olympus of the Establishment, where the elite plutocracy meet for plunder and deceit."
Imperial Brain Trust: The Council on Foreign Relations and  United States Foreign Policy
Imperial Brain Trust: The Council on Foreign Relations and United States Foreign Policy
Wise Men of Foreign Affairs: The History of the Council on Foreign Relations
Wise Men of Foreign Affairs: The History of the Council on Foreign Relations
Continuing the Inquiry: The Council on Foreign Relations from 1921 to 1996 (Council on Foreign Relations (Council on Foreign Relations Press))
Continuing the Inquiry: The Council on Foreign Relations from 1921 to 1996 (Council on Foreign Relations (Council on Foreign Relations Press))
Blood, Class, and Nostalgia: Anglo-American Ironies
Blood, Class, and Nostalgia: Anglo-American Ironies
"Wry, masterful critique of our Anglo-American ruling class Establishments' global hegemony."
A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order
A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order
Spooks: The Haunting of America : The Private Use of Secret Agents
Spooks: The Haunting of America : The Private Use of Secret Agents
"Not your banal, G-rated, Disney-version of "court history," but an eye-opening, scathing autopsy of the dark forces of the American Establishment. Must Reading!"
Bohemian Grove and Other Retreats: A Study in Ruling-Class Cohesiveness
Bohemian Grove and Other Retreats: A Study in Ruling-Class Cohesiveness
Fleshing Out Skull & Bones: Investigations into America's Most Powerful Secret Society
Fleshing Out Skull & Bones: Investigations into America's Most Powerful Secret Society
"Excellent synthesis of first-rate research and analysis."
Secrets of the Tomb: Skull and Bones, the Ivy League, and the Hidden Paths of Power
Secrets of the Tomb: Skull and Bones, the Ivy League, and the Hidden Paths of Power
"Peer into the myths and mysteries of the Establishment's most influential recruiting institution.  Is it elitist apologia or debunking expose'?  Journey into the sanctum sanctorum and find the answer."