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Bankers and Bolsheviks

Author: Hassan Malik
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2019.
Series: Princeton scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following an unprecedented economic boom fed by foreign investment, the Russian Revolution triggered the worst sovereign default in history. 'Bankers and Bolsheviks' tells the dramatic story of this boom and bust, chronicling the forgotten experiences of leading financiers of the age. Shedding critical new light on the decision making of the powerful personalities who acted as the gatekeepers of international  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hassan Malik
ISBN: 9780691185002 069118500X
OCLC Number: 1102765498
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2018.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series Title: Princeton scholarship online.
Responsibility: Hassan Malik.

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Following an unprecedented economic boom fed by foreign investment, the Russian Revolution triggered the worst sovereign default in history. 'Bankers and Bolsheviks' tells the dramatic story of this boom and bust, chronicling the forgotten experiences of leading financiers of the age. Shedding critical new light on the decision making of the powerful personalities who acted as the gatekeepers of international finance, Hassan Malik narrates how they channeled foreign capital into Russia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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"A fascinating study of an overlooked topic."---Andrew Stuttaford, Wall Street Journal

 
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