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Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world

Author: Liaquat Ahamed
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With penetrating insights for today, this vital history of the world economic collapse of the late 1920s offers portraits of four men--Montagu Norman, Amile Hilaire Emile Moreau, Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht, and Benjamin Strong--whose personal and professional actions as heads of their respective central banks changed the course of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: Biography
biographie
Named Person: Montagu Norman; Emile Moreau; Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht; Benjamin Strong; Émile Moreau; Hjalmar Schacht; Benjamin Strong; Montagu Norman; Émile Moreau; Montagu Norman; Hjalmar Schacht; Benjamin Strong
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liaquat Ahamed
ISBN: 9781594201820 159420182X 0143116800 9780143116806
OCLC Number: 233548111
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 2010.
Description: 564 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The unexpected storm, August 1914. --
Prologue --
A strange and lonely man --
The young wizard --
A safe pair of hands --
L'inspecteur des finances --
Money generals --
pt. 2. After the deluge, 1919-23. --
Demented inspirations --
Uncle Shylock --
A barbarous relic --
pt. 3. Sowing a new wind, 1923-28. --
A bridge between chaos and hope --
The Dawes opening --
The golden chancellor --
La Bataille --
The first squalls --
Un petit coup de whisky --
pt. 4. Reaping another whirlwind, 1928-33. --
Into the vortex --
Purging the rottenness --
Magneto trouble --
A loose cannon on the deck of the world --
Gold fetters --
pt. 5. Aftermath, 1933-1944. --
Gold standard on the booze --
The caravans move on --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Liaquat Ahamed.
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With penetrating insights for today, this vital history of the world economic collapse of the late 1920s offers portraits of four men--Montagu Norman, Amile Hilaire Emile Moreau, Hjalmar Horace Greeley Schacht, and Benjamin Strong--whose personal and professional actions as heads of their respective central banks changed the course of the twentieth century.

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