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February 27, 2011

Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement by Brain Doherty

“Doherty helps explain why libertarianism is the biggest political movement nobody ever heard of.” — Chicago Sun-Times, July 5, 2007

“Doherty’s fascinating and, indeed, freewheeling history reminds us that curmudgeonly people can shape the world too” — The American, February 5, 2007

“Mr. Doherty has rescued libertarianism from its own obscurity, eloquently capturing the appeal of the ‘pure idea.'” — The Wall Street Journal online, February 15, 2007

“[Doherty’s] fierce intelligence growls at your from the page.” — BBC Focus, June 1, 2007

“[Doherty] has done an impressive job of pulling together an interesting, enlightening, and entertaining history of the American libertarian movement.” — (Laissez Faire Books)

“[Doherty] has written what should be the standard intellectual history of libertarianism…. comprehensive and insightful… clear, wry prose.” — City Journal, April 20, 2007

“quite simply, the best book of its kind ever written…an extraordinary accomplishment…an extremely entertaining and informative ride…” — National Review, May 14, 2007

“remarkably engaging and encyclopedic history” — New York Sun, January 24, 2007

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