Melbourne: Jul 2006.
Vol. 58, Iss. 2;
pg. 28, 8 pgs
Source type: Periodical ISSN: 10304177
Copyright Institute of Public Affairs Jul 2006
The top 20 most influential books are presented. These include:
1. The Machinery of Freedom: A Guide to Radical Capitalism, by David Friedman,
2. On Liberty, by John Stuart Mill,
3. The Two Treatises of Government, by John Locke,
4. Democracy in America, by Alexis De Tocqueville,
5. Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand,
6. Centesimus Annus, by Pope John Paul II,
7. Economics in One Lesson, by Henry Hazlitt,
8. Human Action, by Ludwig von Mises,
9. The Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith,
10. Animal Farm, by George Orwell,
11. The Road to Serfdom, by Friedrich Hayek,
12. The Open Society And Its Enemies, by Karl Popper,
13. Cato's Letters, by John Trenchard and Thomas Gordon,
14. Economic History of Australia, by Edward Shann,
15. Anarchy State and Utopia, by Robert Nozick,
16. The Law, by Frederic Bastiat,
17. Reflections on the Revolution in France, by Edmund Burke.
18. Milton and Rose Friedman: Free to Choose: A Personal Statement,
19. W K Hancock: Australia,
20. James M. Buchanan and Gordon Tullock: The Calculus of Consent: Logical Foundations of Constitutional Democracy.
The IPA Review ranks the books that deserve to be the most influential.