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Chaitkin interviewed by Kevin Barrett, Dec. 4, 2020

From Anton Chaitkin: Radio host Kevin Barrett interviewed me on December 4, 2020. Although Dr. Barrett and I did not agree on everything, his always constructive challenges led to an exciting forum on how to fight for the future using the past. You can listen to the interview here:

Secondary Sources on the Internet

Author’s note: Works which I believe would be of particular interest to readers are marked with an asterisk (*). Internet resources   American Philosophical Society. “History,” online at www.amphilsoc.org * Baer, Christopher T. “A General Chronology of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company Predecessors and Successors and its Historical Context.” The Pennsylvania Railroad Technical […]

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Secondary Sources: Books and Articles

Author’s note: Works which I believe would be of particular interest to readers are marked with an asterisk (*). Secondary sources: books and articles Acomb, Frances. Mallet Du Pan. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1973. Adams, Henry. The Life of Albert Gallatin. Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1879. Adams, Henry. History of the […]

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Bibliography: Primary Sources

Author’s note: I have relied heavily on primary sources. This book is the result of my research in two phases, before and after the Internet. Many precious resources are now newly available online, such as Founders Online, U.S. National Archives, at https://founders.archives.gov/. Works which I believe would be of particular […]

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Chapter Summaries

A Guide to the Introduction, Chapters and Appendices Introduction Establishment or imperial economics claims that progress simply occurs when societies are ready for it. By this logic, imperial rulers can keep society from advancing beyond their power to control it, with the excuse that conditions are not right, or not […]

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Footnotes (Live Links)

[Page numbers refer to the paperback] Footnotes for Introduction p. 5 n. 1: Arnold Toynbee, Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England (London: 1884; reprinted London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1913), p. 64. p. 5 n. 2: Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of […]

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About Anton Chaitkin

About Anton Chaitkin

Anton Chaitkin has been an activist since his childhood in the 1950s. In the early 1930s, his father, Jacob Chaitkin, a pro-Franklin Roosevelt lawyer, had blocked some of Wall Street’s financial arrangements with Hitler, and was legal counsel for the American Jewish Congress boycott against Germany. Anton grew up committed […]

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