Robert Higgs

Robert Higgs

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Robert Higgs is senior fellow in political economy for the Independent Institute and the editor of the Institute’s quarterly journal, the Independent Review. He is the recipient of numerous awards, such as the Gary Schlarbaum Award for Lifetime Defense of Liberty and the Lysander Spooner Award for Advancing the Literature of Liberty. He lives in Covington, Louisiana.

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Crisis and Leviathan

Crisis and Leviathan

By Robert Higgs

“A book of major importance, thoroughly researched, closely argued, and meticulously documented. It should be high on the reading list of every serious student of the American political system.” — Political Science Quarterly “An important, powerful, and profoundly disturbing book.” —James M. Buchanan, Nobel Laureate in Economic Science, Journal of Economic History “A thoughtful and challenging work.” — Harper’s “Insightful, compelling, and clear, Higgs breaks new ground in explicating the most important socio-political trend of our time—the growth of American government.” — the Freeman

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  • Crisis and Leviathan
    Published in 2014
    “A book of major importance, thoroughly researched, closely argued, and meticulously documented. It should be high on the reading list of every serious student of…