In this volume, originally published in 1972, the author discusses the conflict between the historian’s own expressed political views and the judgements he makes on political events in history.
1. War, Bureaucracy and Constitutional Development: Some Neglected Costs 2. The Cult of Nationalism 3. Nationalism in Economic History 4. Was Foreign Trade Necessary? 5. The Snare of Central Planning 6. Big Business 7. Farmers’ Glory? 8. The Professions and the Unions 9. The Open Society