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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Scott Reynolds Nelson
|Description:||xvi, 330 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Preface: A republic of deadbeats: a few technical terms --
Duer's disgrace --
A botanizing excursion --
Monkey jackets, the uncorked Mississippi, and the birth of caterpillar banks --
The second bank, the monkey jacket war, and Tenskwatawa's revenge --
The politics of panic, the economics of rags --
Of swamps and calculus --
Ceres Americana --
A storm of wheat --
Crosses of gold --
Who put the roar in the Roaring Twenties? --
Conclusions, conclusions --
Postscript: Here be dragons: what's wrong with how historians and economists have written about financial panics.
|Responsibility:||Scott Reynolds Nelson.|
A history of financial crashes in the United States offers concise explanations of little-understood principles about consumer debt that were at the core of each recession, recounting lending practices and schemes that triggered large-scale crashes and controversies.
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- Financial crises -- United States -- History.
- Recessions -- United States -- History.
- Depressions -- History.
- United States -- Economic conditions.
- Economic history.
- Financial crises.
- United States.