A well-written account of the events in England and America
that led to the declaration of independence. Becker writes as though he has
no sense of morality and is amused by observing the power that ideals and justice
can have over other men. It is part of Becker's theory of history writing that
the author should be an objective, value-free monster.
Year Read: 1977
Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
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