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Resurgence of the warfare state

Robert Higgs

Resurgence of the warfare state

the crisis since 9/11

by Robert Higgs

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Published by Independent Institute in Oakland, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert Higgs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22725211M
ISBN 100945999569

Warfare State is one of the most important books on the United States to be published in some time. Sparrow is not the first scholar to argue that it was World War II, rather than the New Deal, that shaped the postwar consensus in support of a stronger, more active federal government. But this clearly written, concise, and yet comprehensive book makes the argument more forcefully and fully.   He is author of: Neither Liberty Nor Safety; Depression, War, and Cold War; Resurgence of the Warfare State; Against Leviathan; The Transformation of .

Robert Higgs: Resurgence of the Warfare State: The Crisis Since 9/11 Article in Democracy and Security 3(2) August with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Unrestricted Warfare reveals the dramatic story of the harsh baptism by fire faced by U.S. submarine commanders in World War II. The first skippers went to battle hamstrung by conservative peacetime training and plagued by defective torpedoes.

  In , a Russian Ministry of Defense white paper defined information warfare “as the ability to undermine political, economic, and social systems; carry out mass psychological campaigns against the population of a state in order to destabilize society and the government; and force a state to make decisions in the interest of their opponents.”. This book examines the "warfare state" in terms of a broad ensemble of structures, policies, and ideologies: permanent war economy, national security-state, global expansion of military bases, merger of state, corporate, and military power, an imperial presidency, the .


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Resurgence of the warfare state by Robert Higgs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Resurgence of the Warfare State is a serious book with a serious argument.” — ALBERTO R. COLL, Professor of Law, De Paul University and former Dean, U.S. Naval War College “During times of war and crisis, our government has repeatedly helped self-serving political, corporate and religious leaders increase their power and make more money.

"Resurgence of the Warfare State" is a compilation of 47 of Higgs's essays written in reaction to the outpouring of newspeak, disinformation, and propaganda in Cited by: 7. America is a warfare state, and as Resurgence of the Warfare State shows in a myriad of ways, that's exactly how the current administration and its Resurgence of the warfare state book and industrial enablers like it.

Perhaps the most painful part of the book is the last two sections that focus on the invasion of Iraq, and the aftermath/5(6). In this daring book, he shows how the attacks have led the government to exploit people's fears to build an empire at home and abroad, at the expense of freedom itself.

Resurgence of the Warfare State: The Crisis since 9/11 brings together Robert Higgs's real time analyses of the U.S. response in the three-and-a-half years that followed. Resurgence of the Warfare State The Crisis Since 9/ Robert Higgs.

$; $; Publisher Description. Exploring the politics and morality that pulled the United States into wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, this collection of essays, stories, and satirical pieces lambasts the highest officials in the executive branch for incompetence and moral. The Paperback of the Resurgence of the Warfare State: The Crisis Since 9/11 by Robert Higgs at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Independent Institute, The. The U.S. government had a tragic but predictable response to 9/ the quick enactment of the USA PATRIOT Act, the federal takeover of airport security, the massive increase in defense and other government spending, and the carnage in Afghanistan and Iraq wrought by leaders unaccountable for their costly and deadly mistakes.

A State of Ignorance Mises Rev No. 4 (Winter ) RESURGENCE OF THE WARFARE STATE: THE CRISIS SINCE 9/11 Robert Higgs The Independent Institute,xv + pgs. Robert Higgs has a well-deserved reputation as an eminent economic historian, but in this collection of essays and interviews, he shows himself an adept moral philosopher as.

Resurgence of the Warfare State: The Crisis since 9/11 brings together Robert Higgs's real time analysis of the U.S. response in the three-and-a-half years that followed the September 11th terrorist attacks. Read "Resurgence of the Warfare State: The Crisis Since 9/11" by Robert Higgs available from Rakuten Kobo.

Exploring the politics and morality that pulled the United States into wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, this collection of Brand: Independent Institute. Warfare State Indeed, as the federal government mobilized for war it grew tenfold, quickly dwarfing the New Deal's welfare programs.

Warfare State shows how the federal government vastly expanded its influence over American society during World War II/5. The State War; Taxes; Police State Resurgence of the Warfare State: The Crisis Since 9/ by Higgs, Robert. Average Rating: The most articulate and learned upholder of the position that free markets require peace and that peace depends on free economies.

List Price: $ Price. It represents the culmination of David Edgerton's long-standing research on the relationship between science, technology, the military and the British state. Edgerton seeks to put the warfare state back into the This impressively researched and controversial book presents an alternative account of the development of one of the greatest states /5(14).

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If Higgs' book reminds us to be wary, it can at least be considered a success on that ground alone. Steven Martinovich is a freelance writer in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.

Buy Resurgence of the Warfare State at for only $ (20% off). The Klan was 'the biggest social movement of the early twentieth century,' one whose 'ideas echo again today,' writes New York University historian Linda Gordon in her startling new book.

Get this from a library. Resurgence of the warfare state: the crisis since 9/ [Robert Higgs; Independent Institute (Oakland, Calif.)] -- Exploring the politics and morality that pulled the United States into wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, this collection of essays, stories, and satirical pieces lambasts the highest officials in the.

Warfare State World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government James T. Sparrow. Significant first book on the rights of citizens and the legitimacy of the state in wartime. Analyzes changes in personal identity and concepts such as patriotism, national belonging, and social rights.

The Warfare State. by Fred J. Cook. With a Foreword by Bertrand Russell. Macmillan. $ This fellow really believes the cold war was begun, and still continues, because of a conspiracy of the American military-industrial complex: such is the entire impression the reader will take away with him from this devious potpourri of a book.

Thankfully, the use of inverted commas around ‘hybrid warfare’ in the title of this useful and comprehensive book immediately signals that this is not some breathlessly apocalyptic account of a mythical ‘new way of war’, or of the chimera that is the (non-existent) ‘Gerasimov Doctrine’.Author: Mark Galeotti.

But Robert Higgs in his Resurgence of the Warfare State (Independent Institute, ) lays it all on the line. With ruthless logic, Higgs shreds every claim of. Consider another possibility: the Islamic State’s resurgence since in both Iraq and Syria is the result of a carefully crafted plan.

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