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Volume 17 Number 4
Spring 2013

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Articles

    The Militarization of U.S. Domestic Policing
By Abigail R. Hall
Christopher J. Coyne

War and Presidential Greatness
By David R. Henderson
Zachary Gochenour

The Calculus of Conquests: The Decline and Fall of the Returns to Roman Expansion
By Gary M. Pecquet
R. Morris Coats

Crony Capitalism: By-Product of Big Government
By Randall G. Holcombe

Reconsidering Gabriel Kolko: A Half-Century Perspective
By Robert L. Bradley Jr.
Roger Donway

Review Essays

    Reconciling Rawls and Hayek?
By Gary Chartier

Book Reviews

    Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America
By Richard White
Reviewed by Dan Bogart

Markets, Morals and Policy-Making: A New Defence of Free-Market Economics
By Enrico Colombatto
Reviewed by Christopher J. Coyne

American Nightmare: How Government Undermines the Dream of Homeownership
By Randal O’Toole
Reviewed by Mark Thornton

How Much Is Enough? Money and the Good Life
By Robert Skidelsky and Edward Skidelsky
Reviewed by Stephan A. Schuker

The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000-Mile Diet
By Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Shimizu
Reviewed by Jane S. Shaw

Lost Causes: The Retreat from Classical Liberalism
By Deepak Lal
Reviewed by Daniel J. D’Amico

Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know
By Jason Brennan
Reviewed by Gary Chartier

Ron Paul’s rEVOLution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired
By Brian Doherty
Reviewed by Ryan W. McMaken

Letters to the Editor

    Gus diZerega Responds to Robert Nelson and Nelson Replies
By Gus diZerega
Robert H. Nelson