Origins of States and Government

Tom Palmer talked about the role of government in society, as well as the historical origins and evolution of states and… read more

Tom Palmer talked about the role of government in society, as well as the historical origins and evolution of states and government. He outlined the history of government beginning with the “predatory state” to contemporary notions of sovereignty. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. This speech was part of a Cato Institute forum on economic and political issues. close

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Program ID:
307323-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 2012

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  • Jul 30, 2012 | 10:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 03, 2012 | 6:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Aug 14, 2012 | 4:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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