Note: An asterisk (*) next to a source means it hasn’t yet been fully reviewed by the PTB team.
*David Friedman, The Machinery of Freedom: Guide to a Radical Capitalism (2d ed., 1973; new chapters for 3d ed., 2014)
*Robert Axelrod, The Evolution of Cooperation (1984)
*Colin Ward, Anarchy in Action (1984)
*Bruce Benson, The Enterprise of Law: Justice Without the State (1990) – For a blurb, Press Me! For debate around Benson’s conclusions, Press Me!
*Burton Folsom: The Myth of the Robber Barons: A New Look at the Rise of Big Business in America (1991)
*Lecture: “The Myth of the Robber Barons with Burt Folsom” (June 16, 2011)
*Robert Ellickson, Order without Law: How Neighbors Settle Disputes (1994)
*John Phillip Reid, Law for the Elephant: Property and Social Behavior on the Overland Trail (1996)
*Bruce Benson, To Serve and Protect: Privatization and Community in Criminal Justice (1998)
*David Beito, From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967 (2000) – For details, visit PTB’s Aid, Relief & Health page.
*Robert P. Murphy, Chaos Theory (2002) – Discusses market provision of national defense, police, prisons, etc.
*Lecture: “The Market for Security | Robert P. Murphy” (2011)
*Terry Anderson & P.J. Hill, The Not So Wild, Wild West: Property Rights on the Frontier (2004)
*Avner Greif, Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy: Lessons from Medieval Trade (2006; 31p intro)
*Stefan Molyneux, Practical Anarchy (2008)
*Walter Block, The Privatization of Roads and Highways (2009)
*James C. Scott, The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia (2009) – See Jeff Riggenbach’s review (youtube, text)
*Peter Leeson, The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates (2011)
*Laura Huggins, Environmental Entrepreneurship: Markets Meet the Environment in Unexpected Places (2013)
*David Friedman, Legal Systems Very Different From Ours (2016, draft book). For a lecture preview of this book, Press Me!