The Betrayal of the American Right

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The Betrayal of the American Right  
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Author(s) Murray N. Rothbard
Country United States
Subject(s) Economics
Genre(s) Non-fiction
Publisher Ludwig von Mises Institute
Publication date 2007
Media type Print
Pages xxiv, 231 p.
ISBN 9781933550138
OCLC Number 176879949

The Betrayal of the American Right is a book by American economist Murray Rothbard. Written in the mid-1970s, the text was circulated privately for three decades, only to be first published in 2007 by the Ludwig von Mises Institute. As the title suggests, Rothbard tells the story of how the old right was subverted to become a propaganda branch of the state, not just recently but fifty years ago. As he himself was there to witness this shift, the author includes his own story, and reveals that machinations behind the subversion of an anti-state movement into one that cheers statism, as opposed to limited-government sentiments it purports.

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