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Golden fetters : the gold standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939

Author: Barry J Eichengreen
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a reassessment of the international monetary crises of the post-World War I period, that led to the Great Depression of the 1930s. It analyzes the responses of the world's economic powers,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barry J Eichengreen
ISBN: 0195064313 9780195064315 0195101138 9780195101133
OCLC Number: 34383450
Description: xix, 448 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The classical gold standard in interwar perspective --
The wartime transition --
Postwar instability --
The legacy of hyperinflation --
Reconstructing the facade --
The interwar gold standard in operation --
Cracks in the facade --
Crisis and opportunity --
Tentative adjustments --
The dollar and the World Economic Conference --
Toward the tripartite agreement --
Conclusion.
Series Title: NBER series on long-term factors in economic development.
Other Titles: Gold standard and the Great Depression, 1919-1939
Responsibility: Barry Eichengreen.
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