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Hayek, F. A. [Friedrich August Von Hayek (1899-1992)] Listings

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1 Hayek, F. A. [Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)] The Road to Serfdom
Sydney Dymock's Book Arcade 1944 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
No signatures. Some foxing to endpapers and to dust-jacket. A 1/2" tear at head of dust-jacket spine, and a few small <1/4" chips at head of dust-jacket spine and rear corner of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; First Australian printing. July 1944, in the same year as the first edition. 223 pages. Light green papered boards, with black lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 214 x 136mm (8 3/8" x 5 1/4"). Front flap of dust-jacket has a quote from George Orwell's review of this title in the London "Observer" - "Shortly, Professor Hayek's thesis is that Socialism inevitably leads to despotism, and that in Germany the Nazis were able to succeed because the Socialists had already done most of their work for them [. . .]". "The Road to Serfdom" is one of the titles in Berg & Roskam's "100 Great Books of Liberty". "'The Road to Serfdom' changed the life of its author, as it changed the course of history [. . .] 'The Road to Serfdom' survives both as an historical-political account of totalitarianism in the twentieth century, but also as a political-economic exposition of the dangers of central planning. Its greatest historical strength lies in the way Hayek unified Nazism with collectivist/anti-individualist thinking. The theory that Nazism was simply a reactionary movement against Marxism and socialism was growing in popularity amongst Britons. Hayek successfully dispels this myth." - Andrew Kemp, in Berg & Roskam (eds.), "100 Great Books of Liberty" (2010) page 238. 
Price: 325.00 NZD
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