Civil Society Reading


  1. For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization, Charles Adams, Madison Books, 1993.
  2. The Discovery of Freedom: Man's Struggle Against Authority, Rose Wilder Lane, Fox and Wilkes, 1943.
  3. Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War, Jeffrey Rodgers Hummel, Open Court, 1996.


  1. Healing Our World: The Other Piece of the Puzzle, Dr. Mary J. Ruwart, Sun Star Press (revised edition), 1993.
  2. The Theme is Freedom: Religion, Politics, and the American Tradition, M. Stanton Evans, Regenry Publishing, 1994.
  3. How Should We Then Live?: The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture, Francis A. Schaeffer, Crossway Books, 1976.


  1. Towards a Free Society: An Introduction to Markets and the Political System, Gary Wolfram, McGraw-Hill Inc., 2nd edition, 1993.
  2. Bionomics: Economy as Ecosystem, Michael Rothschild, Henry Holt and Company, 1990.
  3. Economics On Trial: Lies, Myths, and Realities, Marc Skousen, Irwin, 1991.

Partial list of periodicals

  1. Reason (magazine)
  2. Liberty (magazine)
  3. Imprimus (Hillsdale College)
  4. Religion & Liberty (The Acton Institute)
  5. Freeman (Foundation for Economic Education) 1946
  6. Freedom Daily ( The Future of Freedom Foundation)
Most of the books are available through Laissez Faire Books (1-800-326-0996) which has agreed to provide a special discount to AFI students.