100 Great Books of Liberty:
The essential introduction to the world's greatest idea
Edited by Chris Berg, John Roskam and Andrew Kemp
Foreword by Ron Manners
Paperback, 330 pages
Published by Connor Court Publishing
NEW PAPERBACK EDITION - RELEASE DATE APRIL 20th
Dozens of Australia's best thinkers, writers and commentators reassess
the books that provide the foundation for liberty and democracy in
Australia and around the world. From Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations to
Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange, and everything in between,
Australian freedom has been influenced by – and influenced – the
greatest ideas from around the world.
Of interest to students of liberty and political pundits alike, 100
Great Books of Liberty also brings out the neglected Australia legacy
of liberty, identifying the 19th and 20th century classics by Bruce
Smith, Keith Hancock, CD Kemp, WE Hearn and many, many others.
With contributions from some of Australia’s leading liberal,
conservative and libertarian writers, including Michael Duffy, John
Roskam, Wolfgang Kasper, Sam Gregg, John Hyde, Andrew Norton, Suri
Ratnapala, John Nethercote, David Kemp, Peter Saunders, and dozens
more, 100 Great Books of Liberty is not just a guide to the world’s
best thinking about liberty, but is a clear picture of intellectual
life in Australia in the first decade of the 21st century.
While governments and politicians around the world are spending,
regulating and restricting individual liberty at an unprecedented pace,
The 100 Great Books of Freedom is an essential addition to Australia’s
100 Great Books of Liberty is a joint project of the Institute of Public Affairs and Mannkal Economic Education Foundation.
Chris Berg is a Research Fellow with the Institute of Public Affairs
and Editor of the IPA Review. He is a regular columnist with the Sunday
John Roskam is Executive Director of the Institute of Public Affairs
and a regular columnist with the Australian Financial Review.
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 24 February, 2009.