The Law

Second Edition

By Frederic Bastiat
Introduction by Sheldon Richman
TRANSLATOR: Dean Russell
Foundation for Economic Education, 1996
IN7039, Hardcover, 79 pages

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"It is impossible to introduce into society a greater change and a greater evil than this: the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder."

Published in the last year of his brief, embattled life, The Law is Bastiat's most famous work­and justly so. A masterpiece of style, brevity and common sense, The Law concisely presents the classic moral case for liberty and limited government. A classic examination of the distinction between "the law" and "the law perverted."

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