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Cervantes, Mariana and Mises

by Daledoez, August 30, 2016

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Any analysis of Don Quixote that doesn't mention the fact that that book is, at the core, a meditation on individual liberty, monetary debasement and the moral horror of involuntary slavery, is incomplete. See the work of Eric C. Graf of Universidad Francisco Marroquín. His article-

Juan de Mariana and the Modern American Politics of Money: Salamanca, Cervantes, Jefferson, and the Austrian School

https://mises.org/library/juan-de-mariana-and-modern-american-politics-money-salamanca-cervantes-jefferson-and

Is a definitive exploration of the links.

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