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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Karl Helfferich; T E Gregory; Louis Infield
|Notes:||On cover: Adelphi economic series.
Originally published in 1903 under title Geld und banken, in Hand- und fehrbuch der staatswissenschaften, 1. abt., VIII. bd., 1. t. The second volume, intended to be devoted to banking, was never published. cf. Introd.
|Description:||2 v. tables. 26 cm.|
|Contents:||v. 1. The origin of money --
Development of monetary systems --
The production of the precious metals and the ratio of value --
The changes in the monetary use of the precious metals between 1493 and the middle of the nineteenth century --
German currency reforms --
The expansion of the gold standard, and the depreciation of silver from the time of the German currency reformto the present day --
Developments since the outbreak of the Great War --
Economic conception of money --
Objects and processes of economic intercourse --
The various functions of money --
v. 2. The qualifications of money --
Systems of money --
The international monetary organisation --
The demand for money --
The supply of money --
The value of money --
Changes in the value of money from 1850 to the present day.
|Series Title:||Modern finance series|
|Responsibility:||Translated from the German of Karl Helfferich, by Louis Infield, and edited with an introduction by T.E. Gregory.|